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Modern European genes may favor vegetarianism

A Cornell study describes how shifts in diets in Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.

At Dairy Center of Excellence event, milk is champ

The Cornell Dairy Center of Excellence, which held its second annual symposium, "Dairy Nutrition for Every Age and Stage," May 16.

Seeds and knowledge shared at 'Planting Moon' gathering

Cornell researchers and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) growers discussed indigenous knowledge and traditional agricultural practices at a symposium at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Kaiser named fellow of agriculture and economics group

Harry Kaiser, associate dean for academic affairs of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, has been named a 2017 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association fellow.

Cornell climate center at front line of drought response

For 35 years, the Northeast Regional Climate Center, housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been helping farmers and policymakers adapt to the weather.

Seniors to dish out 'Big Red, White & Biden' at Convocation

To honor former Vice President Joe Biden when he gives the Convocation address May 27, the Cornell senior class will offer him ice cream and a spoon. Here's the scoop: It's named "Big Red, White & Biden."

Extension, NYS apple growers partner on innovation

Concerns about the banning of a plant-thinning chemical prompted New York apple producers, CCE educators and Cornell researchers to study a mechanical blossom-thinning alternative to carbaryl.

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Student launches multidisciplinary food blog

Hannah Cai '19 is on a mission to encourage you to get to know your food. The nutritional sciences major launched Food For Thought, a blog on cooking, sustainability and human well-being.

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A century of agriculture research goes online

A rich trove of once-hidden Cornell agricultural research from journals and other serial publications is now available to the public.