Butternut squash seed oil goes to market -- thanks to Cornell's Food Venture Center

A farmer with surplus butternut squash waste turned to the New York State Food Venture Center at Cornell, which helped develop a new, nutty-tasting butternut squash seed oil. (Oct. 21, 2008)

Michael Latham honored with public lecture in Malaysia

Michael Latham, M.D., professor emeritus and graduate school professor of nutritional sciences at Cornell, was honored Oct. 7 with the Michael Latham Public Lecture in Penang, Malaysia. (Oct. 13, 2008)

Entomologist edits new book on sustainable pest control

Anthony Shelton, Cornell professor of entomology, has co-edited the new book, which informs the debate about using transgenic crops to control pests. (Sept. 29, 2008)

New Cornell drink with protein punch debuts at New York Farm Day in D.C.

Cornell researcher David Barbano has developed new technology to isolate protein and calcium from skim milk to fortify all kinds of drinks with more nutrients. (Sept. 26, 2008)

IICA and Cornell explore cooperation for agriculture

Officials from the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture traveled to Cornell during the week of Sept. 15 to explore promoting rural development, collaborating and sharing information and technology. (Sept. 24, 2008)

Higher yield, cheaper rice-growing method slowly taking root in Africa, says Norman Uphoff

Independent evaluations of the method, called the System of Rice Intensification, are slowly finding fertile ground in Africa. (Sept. 19, 2008)

CU faculty can now work with regional ecosystem unit

Cornell is now a member of the Great Lakes-Northern Forest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, which involves research in biological, physical, social and cultural sciences needed to study ecosystems in North America. (Sept. 15, 2008)

Old Order farmers profit from new order idea

Cornell vegetable experts are working with New York Amish and Mennonite communities in using high-tunnel technology, a sort of plastic greenhouse that keeps plants warmer and extends the growing season. (Sept. 5, 2008)

Eating less, eating local and eating better could slash U.S. energy use, CU study finds

Americans could dramatically cut down on their energy use by changing their eating habits and farming in more traditional ways, says a new Cornell study. (Aug. 11, 2008)