Skip to main content

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.

Collaboration showcases creativity of whale songs

This spring, senior music lecturer Annie Lewandowski worked with Google Creative Lab on a project to develop artificial intelligence that can recognize patterns in humpback whale songs.

Wolfe offers ag fixes to ‘complex, severe’ climate change

David Wolfe, professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, told a congressional committee in a hearing on agricultural resiliency that climate change impacts have been more complex and severe than scientists had forecast three decades ago.

Lab of Ornithology debuts its first feature film

“Bird of Prey,” the first feature documentary produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was released to the public June 13. It tells the story of the great Philippine eagle, the largest and rarest bird of prey in the world.

Essentials

Framework predicts endangered species’ pathogen risk

Dr. Wendy Beauvais, a postdoc in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has used a 2015 mass mortality event to create a framework to assess and prioritize future risks of pathogens jumping to wildlife.

Cornell improves global access to potato breeding material

Cornell plant breeders and geneticists, who’ve played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, are expanding their efforts as they make more wild potato seeds available to breeders around the world.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.