High stalks: Could rhubarb be New York State’s next big crop?

A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

Tuskegee University joins Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems (CROPPS)

Tuskegee University has become the latest partner of the Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems (CROPPS), a Science and Technology Center funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation aimed at developing tools to communicate with plants and the associated organisms that make up their microbiomes.

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NY FarmNet brings suicide prevention education to communities across NYS

NY FarmNet is bringing the Talk Saves Lives suicide prevention education program to bring rural communities throughout New York state.

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New method produces fresher, tastier cold-pressed Concord grape juice

Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

New research initiative tackles pressing global development issues

CIDER unites 24 faculty across campus and the world, along with students, staff, researchers and external partners, to create and share knowledge.

Faculty Cooking Throw Down dishes up camaraderie

Teams of faculty members tested their culinary skills by preparing an entree featuring sea bass and a secret ingredient.

Chinese fruit fly genomes reveal global migrations, repeated evolution

Fruit flies, which humans have inadvertently spread around the globe, arrived in China roughly 4,000 years ago.

Beneficial insects support agriculture, protect environments

Across Cornell, researchers are harnessing the power of beneficial insects to increase crop yields, control invasive plants and keep agricultural pests at bay.

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Students grow plants and community at Dilmun Hill

Undergraduates manage day-to-day operations at Dilmun Hill Student Farm, which was envisioned 30 years ago.

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