Study to unmask the true cost of food for NYS agencies

Researchers seek to support New York’s food and agriculture producers by calculating the “true cost of food,” which takes into account hidden costs like climate, environmental, fiscal, health and workers impacts.

Turner Fellows to advance agricultural development research at Cornell

Eight graduate students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) arrived at Cornell in August as the inaugural cohort of Thomas Wyatt Turner Fellows, as participants in a one-year program designed to support next-generation leaders in inclusive and sustainable agricultural development.

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Cornell Atkinson and Partners Advance Climate-Smart Agriculture Projects

Cornell Atkinson will partner on two climate-smart agriculture projects announced today as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s initiative Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities

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Sound, light artists to lead celebration of Cornell Biennial

The Cornell Council for the Arts launches a celebration of its fifth Cornell Biennial – the largest and most international yet – with exhibition tours, performances and a full day of artist panels, Sept. 15-17.

Steven Beer, protector of apples and pears, dies at 81

Steven Vincent Beer, professor emeritus of plant pathology who made pathbreaking discoveries about plant immunity to bacterial disease, died Jan. 12.

From methane to microbes: 2030 Project conveys first grants

Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Everett Markwardt, M.S. ’51, ag outreach pioneer, dies at 100

Everett Donald Markwardt, M.S. ’51, a leader in reforms that modernized agricultural outreach and support across the Northeast, has died at the age of 100.

Cornell partners in $12.5M grant examining aging between males and females

Cornell is co-leading a five-year, $12.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form the IISAGE Biology Integration Institute aimed at identifying mechanisms and evolution of sex differences between females and males in aging.

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Student’s research focuses on Indigenous agriculture system

The movement involves not only re-establishing heritage foods, but also bolstering the systems that sustain them: irrigation and land access, for instance.

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