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Four Cornell faculty win White House early career awards

The White House has recognized Cornell faculty members – Thomas Hartman, Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Kin Fai Mak and Rebecca Slayton – with Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

Farmworker initiatives earn community engagement honor

Cornell is a regional winner of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards, given by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

USDA awards $1.8M to Cornell for packaging, beverage concentrate research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded $1.8 million to two Cornell food science research projects.

Cornell program celebrates 50 years of nutrition education

Nutrition educators from across New York state joined Cooperative Extension staff and university faculty June 17-18 for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.

CALS, eCornell, specialty food group team up for training

To keep up with a growing demand for specialty foods, a new online certificate training program for buyers has been developed by eCornell, CALS and the Specialty Food Association. 

Program expands to help Latin American growers

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Produce Safety Alliance has recently expanded its efforts in order to help Latin American growers adhere to U.S. federal safety regulations.

Partnership aims to improve food security in Latin America

Cornell University and the Core Foundation have signed a five-year Memorandum of Agreement to explore new ways to promote food security and agricultural innovation in Latin America.

Gender-sensitive farmer training program transforms Kenya’s rural households

Gender trainings sponsored by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project are changing attitudes in East Africa and empowering women to take greater control of household farming activities.