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Program expands to help Latin American growers

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Produce Safety Alliance has recently expanded its efforts in order to help Latin American growers adhere to U.S. federal safety regulations.

Partnership aims to improve food security in Latin America

Cornell University and the Core Foundation have signed a five-year Memorandum of Agreement to explore new ways to promote food security and agricultural innovation in Latin America.

Gender-sensitive farmer training program transforms Kenya’s rural households

Gender trainings sponsored by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project are changing attitudes in East Africa and empowering women to take greater control of household farming activities.

Cross-class collaboration combines cloud computing with ag

In a new collaboration, students from Dairy Herd Management teamed up with students in Topics in Cloud Computing to learn how to work together to develop the kinds of digital tools that could reshape farming.

Scientists unearth green treasure – albeit rusty – in the soil

Cornell engineers may have found an environmental treasure trove – rusty though it may be – buried in the soil beneath farmers’ feet.

Wolfe offers ag fixes to ‘complex, severe’ climate change

David Wolfe, professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, told a congressional committee in a hearing on agricultural resiliency that climate change impacts have been more complex and severe than scientists had forecast three decades ago.

Awards fund innovations in digital agriculture

Projects ranging from a soil-swimming robot that can sense conditions in the root zone in real time to computational models that can predict produce spoilage received seed funds from the Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture’s new Research Innovation Fund.

Empire apple breeder Roger Way dies at 100

Roger Way, Ph.D. ’53, professor emeritus of pomology and world-renowned apple breeder, died June 2 in State College, Pennsylvania. He was 100 years old.

Grant writing course for female faculty tackles funding gap

To address a funding imbalance, the Cornell Women’s Grant Fellows Workshop aims to familiarize female assistant professors with the landscape of federal funders, program officers and grant applications, and to teach tips for writing a winning proposal.