Beneficial soil bacteria face a weed-killing threat from above

Cornell researchers, led by Ludmilla Aristilde, have found an agricultural conflict: negative consequences of the weed-killing herbicide glyphosate on Pseudomonas, a soil-friendly bacteria.

Sea salts bring potentially harmful mold to the table, researchers find

Sea salts inspire talk of terroir, texture and provenance. Now there’s evidence that they can also be sources of spoilage molds.

Veterinary students travel the world for planetary health

College of Veterinary Medicine students traveled to destinations around the world last summer for clinical research that advances planetary health.

Cornell digital ag program integrates with John Deere Operations Center

Ag-Analytics, a cloud-based application that provides digital agriculture analytics, has integrated its technology with the John Deere Operations Center, the manufacturer’s online platform. Cornell is the first university to integrate with the Operations Center.

New study sheds light on mysterious plant compounds

Gaurav Moghe has undertaken characterization of acylsugars, a family of compounds found only in potatoes, tomatoes and peppers, that play an important role in plant self-defense.

Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign

The Cornell Alliance for Science is launching a “$10M by 2020” campaign, seeded with a $6.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

CALS hosts state agricultural tour for Cornell senior leadership

Thirty-five members of Cornell’s academic and administrative leadership got an up-close look at the agriculture industry’s impact on the New York state economy – and the significant role played by Cornell – during a daylong tour across upstate dairy country.

Nathan Peck Sr., professor emeritus of plant and soil science, dies at 94

Nathan Hiram Peck Sr. ’51, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of plant and soil science, died Aug. 24 at the Geneva Living Center North in Geneva, New York. He was 94.

Schumer announces $400,000 federal grant to fight potato pest

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced a commitment of $400,000 to the Federal Golden Nematode Laboratory at Cornell Sept. 1. The lab is the "front line of defense" against pests that pose a threat to New York’s $65 million potato industry.