Cornell engineers hope that clean water runs deep. They have developed a new way to test for more micropollutants in lakes and rivers that vastly outperforms conventional methods.
Emeritus food science professor David K. Bandler donated 17.43 acres to Cornell Plantations' Fischer Old-Growth Forest Natural Area in the Town of Newfield. The preserve protects nearly 60 acres.
With help from Cornell, a new beverage is making its way into stores beginning this April: It is called Vertical Water, and it's the sweet water sap that makes its way up maple trees from the soil.
New York state could grow its $12 million maple industry into a $92 million enterprise if more maple trees were tapped, says Michael Farrell, director of Cornell's Uihlein maple center in Lake Placid.
The New York State Agricultural Experiment Station will move its grape research laboratory from Fredonia to Portland, N.Y., onto recently purchased land, with more than $5 million of state funding.
Cornell Gardening Day will be held Saturday, March 27, at Canandaigua Middle School, Canandaigua, N.Y. The event, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., is organized by Cornell's Department of Horticulture and the Cornell Cooperative Extension.