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Students produce first wines at campus teaching winery

Students majoring in enology and vinology have produced the first wines at Cornell's state-of-the-art teaching winery, the only university facility of its kind in the eastern United States. (June 16, 2010)

Scientists pursue two major organic farming studies with USDA funding

The grants will allow researchers to study the use of cover crops in organic farming and how different organic farming practices affect yields. (June 10, 2010)

Cornell leads global meetings in Russia to save wheat

As wheat rust threatens global food supplies, four Cornell researchers attended the world's largest gathering of wheat researchers this week in Russia. (June 2, 2010)

Grad student receives Women in Triticum award in Russia

Jessica Rutkoski was one of five women presented with the Women in Triticum award at the the May 30-31 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia. (June 2, 2010)

Student-designed Mann Library landscape chosen for sustainability test

A student-created landscape has been at the Mann Library entrance has been chosen as one of the first landscapes to participate in an international pilot project program. (June 2, 2010)

Moth larvae spit boosts yield of Colombian spud

When a major South American pest infests potato tubers, the plant produces bigger spuds, reports a study by Cornell, University of Goettingen and National University of Colombia researchers. (May 25, 2010)

PRI to educate, inform public about Marcellus gas drilling issues with NSF funding

The Paleontological Research Institution and Cornell entities have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the NSF to educate the public and landowners about issues around drilling for gas in the Marcellus Shale. (May 18, 2010)

Community Relations wins award for race relations efforts

Cornell's Office of Community Relations will receive the Judges' Citation from the State University of New York Council for University Advancement for its outreach efforts concerning race relations. (May 17, 2010)

Arecibo's Rodriguez recognized for staff motivation

Maria Judith Rodriguez, human resource manger at the Arecibo Observatory, receives the Service Manager 2010 Award for meeting austerity budgets while maintaining employee motivation. (May 13, 2010)