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CALS youth development program supports NYS dairy industry

June is National Dairy Month, and Cornell PRO-DAIRY's Junior DAIRY LEADER program has built enthusiasm for the industry for 20 years through personal and professional leadership development.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

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.

Cornell to administer Grow-NY contest for food, ag startups

Grow-NY, announced May 31 by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will be one of the largest food and agriculture business competitions in the nation, supporting innovative startups in food production and agriculture.

Atkinson Academic Venture Fund awards $1.3M to 10 projects

The Atkinson Center is awarding more than $1.3 million in seed grants to support roughly a dozen interdisciplinary research collaborations at Cornell that address key sustainability challenges.

Cornell team, EPA to partner on emissions big data project

Max Zhang and students will work with EPA experts over the next year on a machine learning model to predict fossil fuel emissions.

CALS program educates onion farmers to fight pests, cut chemical sprays

A common onion pest was wreaking havoc on New York state onion crops, but Brian Nault of Cornell AgriTech developed a science-based strategy that has decreased pesticide use and improved onion quality.

Cornell supports service animals with free eye examinations

The College of Veterinary Medicine in May offered free eye examinations for service animals as part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists/StokesRx National Service Animal Eye Exam.

Winter could pose solar farm ‘ramping’ snag for power grid

While solar farms help summer electricity demand, Cornell engineers caution that upstate winters could prompt “ramping” – bursts of sudden increases or decreases in electricity demand.