New NY Outcomes Fund pays farmers to adopt sustainable practices

The New York Outcomes Fund pilot will pay farmers in the Great Lakes watershed to adopt regenerative practices.

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Internship offers undergrads multidisciplinary perspective in ag and food

A summer internship in sustainable agriculture and food systems enables undergrads from Cornell and across the country to work on a USDA-funded project focused on making policy more nutritious and sustainable.

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Cornell Atkinson announces 2023 postdoctoral research fellows

Four next-generation scholars have been chosen as Cornell Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellows, forwarding projects focused on food security, energy transitions, One Health and climate change.

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Cornell, CCE responding to farming mental health crisis

In recent years CCE specialists have had to learn how to support farmers’ mental health, an occupation with one of the highest suicide rates.

Cornell, EDF aim to reduce methane output for India’s dairies

Cornell will teach small farmers in India – the world’s largest dairy producer – how to produce milk more efficiently while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

‘BirdFlow’ model could reveal mysteries of bird migration

A new computer model using machine learning to predict migratory bird movement could open the door to new insights on migration timing, stopover sites, bird response to climate change, light pollution and more.

Bot gives nonnative speakers the floor in videoconferencing

Native speakers often dominate the discussion in multilingual online meetings, but adding an automated participant that periodically interrupts the conversation can help nonnative speakers get a word in edgewise, according to new research at Cornell.

Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

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Arthur Muka, economic entomologist, dies at 98

Arthur Allen Muka, M.S. ’52, Ph.D. ’54, whose work in applied economic entomology supported growers in New York and around the globe, died Dec. 7, 2022, in Ithaca.