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Experts: Innovation key to growth for New York food, agriculture economy

Policymakers, industry thought leaders and experts from CALS gathered Nov. 13 at Cornell AgriTech to discuss ways to build an ecosystem of innovation in the state.

Town-gown awards features student engagement, national association leader

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack and Beth Bagwell, executive director of the national Town-Gown Association highlighted student engagement at the 8th annual Town-Gown (ToGo) Awards event Dec. 8 in Ithaca High School.

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Cornell Farm Ops sets up NYS veterans for success

Cornell’s Farm Ops program has changed the lives of thousands of veterans across New York by providing education, experts and resources to achieve success in agriculture.

Cornell is unique, strong and impactful, Pollack says

President Martha E. Pollack delivered a robust assessment of Cornell during her State of the University Address Nov. 2.

Plant breeder taps latest technology to feed the world

Mike Gore, Ph.D. '09, professor of plant breeding and genetics, is working on a more efficient way to develop crops that produce higher yields and better nutrition profiles as the world's population grows.

Cornell research boosts New York’s surging hard cider industry

Four generations of DeFishers have nurtured apples, pears and cherries on their 450-acre family orchard on the Lake Ontario shore in western New York. For 75 years, apples have been their mainstay.

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Tsiorasa Barreiro receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Tsiorasa Barreiro ’00, an Akwesasne native and executive director of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe in Akwesasne, Franklin County, was presented with the Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award Oct. 27.

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Being smart about the smart grid

Drury Mackenzie, smart grid and innovation lead for the utility AVANGRID, discussed her work with smart grid technologies in New York state on Oct. 15.

GateWay program facilitates research-industry agreements

The new GateWay to Partnership program, run out of the Office of Sponsored Programs, aims to foster sponsored agreements between industry and Cornell researchers.