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Fern’s sequenced genome holds environmental promise

A tiny fern may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide and fixing nitrogen in agriculture, as its genome was sequenced by a Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell scientist.

Career Explorations puts future in 4-H'ers hands

More than 500 middle and high school students from across New York gathered at Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 26-28 to participate in workshops taught by Cornell faculty, staff and graduate students during the annual 4-H Career Explorations conference.

Scientists sic samurai wasps on stink bugs

Cornell researchers have released samurai wasps on 24 farms throughout New York to test how well they control brown marmorated stink bugs, an agricultural and household pest.

Food scientists turn cheddar orange in a green whey

Cornell food scientists have found a direct infusion process to give cheddar cheese its consumer-pleasing orange color, without affecting the whey.

Dairy farmer Nate Chittenden receives first Hometown Alumni Award

To see why Nate Chittenden ’00 was the perfect choice to receive the inaugural Cornell University Hometown Alumni Award, you had to look no further than the beaming community of family, neighbors and friends who came to honor him June 23 in Stuyvesant, New York.

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Mobile consulate services aid NY farmworkers

The Cornell Farmworker Program helped more than 400 Guatemalans from across the state receive services from the Guatemalan mobile consulate.

Cornell fruit expert named a top young researcher

Research associate Poliana Francescatto has been named one of the nation’s top young researchers in the fruit and vegetable industries by Fruit Growers News.

Carl Gortzig, professor of floriculture, dies at 87

Carl Gortzig, professor emeritus and chair of the former Department of Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, died June 2 at the Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home in Ithaca at age 87.

Cornell studies to protect Great Lakes coastal regions

Three grants from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will aid Cornell coastal science research projects along the Great Lakes.