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.

Cornell startup cultivates animal protein from plants

Forte Protein – a new Cornell startup that grows commercial animal proteins inside agricultural plants – has joined the university’s Center for Life Science Ventures business incubator.

Howarth advises senators to shrink NY’s natural gas options

Cornell professor Robert Howarth advised New York state senators last week to downsize the state’s natural gas pipeline system and to repeal laws that easily connect gas to new homes.

New tomato bred to naturally resist pests and curb disease

A Cornell researcher has completed a decades-long program to develop new varieties of tomato that naturally resist pests and limit transfer of viral disease by insects.

Cornell to help boost US supply of critical energy minerals

A Cornell engineering professor will play a major role in a new federally funded project to increase the domestic supply of minerals needed to improve and sustain green energy.

Product images could boost food pantry use

Cornell researchers found that visual depictions of food pantry offerings, including brand names, have an ameliorative effect on negative product perceptions.

Broccoli looks more like cauliflower in a warmer world

A new study identifies the genetic underpinnings for why broccoli heads become abnormal when it’s hot, providing insight into effects of climate-induced warming for all crops and pointing the way for breeding heat-resistant new varieties.

Barley and malt summit hails new Cornell-bred barley varieties

Farmers, brewers, distillers and researchers gathered for the sixth annual Empire State Barley and Malt Summit, to celebrate successes and plan for the future of New York’s growing craft brewery and distillery industries.