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Food Venture Center helps company pickle success

Upstate businessman Mike Trudell brought his Perfectly Pickled Products to market with the aid of the Cornell Food Venture Center.

EnoCert program spurs winery operation expertise

EnoCert, a new certification program offered through the Cornell Enology Extension Lab at Cornell AgriTech, helps winery employees and aspiring wine professionals grasp the nuances of this art from vine to glass.

Meet Cornell’s new brewing expert

On Aug. 20, Kaylyn Kirkpatrick joined the Department of Food Science as brewing extension associate based at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York.

International leaders in science, agriculture, justice arrive Aug. 27

A new cohort arrives on campus Aug. 27 for the 2018 Cornell Alliance for Science Global Leadership Fellows Program.

Microscopic beads help harvest heparin

Cornell scientists have created microscopic beads that efficiently recover heparin, an ingredient used as a pharmaceutical blood thinner, from agricultural animals.

President Pollack touts agricultural innovation at Cornell AgriTech

President Martha E. Pollack toured Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, Aug. 13.

Former Cornell Provost Robert Plane dies at 90

Robert Plane, a professor emeritus of chemistry who served as the university’s provost during the tumultuous late 1960s and early 1970s, died Aug. 6 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was 90.

Joseph Sieczka, potato specialist, dies at 79

Joseph Sieczka, professor emeritus of horticulture, an expert on potatoes, died July 29 at his home in Mattituck, New York. He was 79. 

NSF awards BTI $1M to study plant-bacteria symbiosis

The NSF has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute to unlock the scientific complexities between nitrogen-fixing soil bacteria and its alliance with plants.