A small mite is causing big trouble for New York state's honeybee population and putting in peril the fruit and vegetable crops that depend on these pollinators.
New Cornell research estimates the densities of black bears in southern New York and examines how bears are distributed relative to the amount of forest, agricultural lands and human development.
The first-ever Industrial Hemp Summit on April 18 at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences looked at industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture.
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.
Collaborators on the Cornell Gleaning Project are discovering ways to help farmers efficiently harness the leftover crops that they don't sell to donate to food banks.
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.