Website helps New York fruit growers solve problems

With the launch of the revamped Cornell Fruit Resources website, New York growers have a new resource this season to help keep them productive and profitable.

Climate Smart Farming adds online Northeast drought tool

Cornell’s Climate Smart Farming program has added a fifth online tool – the New York State/Northeast Drought Atlas – to help regional farmers cope with an era of global warming.

Dulled taste may prompt more calories on path to obesity

Cornell food scientists have found that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter – and likely higher calorie – fare. This could put people on the path to gaining weight.

Say cheese: Cornell lifts New York cheese market

Cheesemakers large and small from across the Northeast have turned to CALS' Food Processing and Development Laboratory for small-batch production and dairy expertise as they develop new recipes.

Educating a new generation of African cassava breeders

Ph.D.-level plant breeders now come from 16 countries in West Africa, where Cornell contributes to educating them as the next generation of plant breeders in Africa.

ComSciCon-Cornell aims to reach all communities

For the third year, Cornell is holding ComSciCon-Cornell, a science communication workshop organized by graduate students, for graduate students and postdocs July 14 and 22.

New food policies could take the bite out of India's malnutrition

Agricultural economist Prabhu Pingali says India should fight its population's malnutrition by subsidizing more nutritious foods, like legumes, millets, fruits and vegetables, rather than only staple grains like rice and wheat.

Climate scientists create Caribbean drought atlas

Cornell atmospheric scientists have developed the first-of-its-kind, high-resolution Caribbean drought atlas, while they say the region's 2013-16 drought may hint at climate change.

Pomologist Chester Forshey dies at 92

Chester Forshey, professor emeritus of pomology, died May 7 at the age of 92.