Upstate 2.0 wins $1M NSF award to transform economy

A $1M award will support Upstate 2.0, which aims to grow the regional economy in upstate New York while helping to realize the state and nation’s goal of a net-zero carbon economy.

$4.3M grant to develop farm of the future tech

Cutting-edge, data-driven agricultural technologies and precision management strategies designed for the farm of the future will be developed, evaluated and demonstrated, thanks to a four-year, $4.3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

Eastern Broccoli Project partnership leads to promising variety

The Cornell-led Eastern Broccoli Project, which built a broccoli industry on the East Coast worth an estimated $120 million over the last 13 years, has produced a promising new broccoli variety in partnership with Bejo Seeds, a Geneva, New York-based seed company.

Dietetics students’ themed dinners inspired by islands, street food

Dietetics students executed two on-campus themed dinners as the culmination of their capstone course, which simulates the experience of operating and managing a food service program. 

Christine Smart appointed director of Cornell AgriTech

Christine Smart, a crop pathologist known for her leadership in protecting the health of specialty crops across New York state, has been appointed the Goichman Family Director of Cornell AgriTech, effective Oct. 1.

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How do we nourish people and the planet?

As the world population grows and climate change threatens agriculture and global food systems, researchers across Cornell CALS are reimagining agri-food systems for the 21st century.

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Dietetics students to host themed dinners for Cornell community

Nutrition Students and Campus Dining are partnering to offer two special themed dinners on April 25 in Cook House and Keeton House.

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Navigating college: New CALS program supports transition to Cornell

The new CALS Navigator program supports undergraduate students in the transition from high school or a transfer college to Cornell and through graduation

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Cornell leaders advocate for more ag research, extension in farm bill

Cornell AgriTech and extension representatives made suggestions regarding the next federal farm bill to congressional leaders at a two-hour listening session at the Broome County office of Cornell Cooperative Extension.