Heat stress for cattle may cost billions by century’s end

Globally, by the end of this century low-income cattle farmers in poor countries may face financial loss between $15 to $40 billion annually, due to looming climate change.

USDA official discusses rural challenges

USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development Xochitl Torres Small met with members of the Cornell community to discuss critical challenges facing rural areas such as climate change, food supply chain instability and access to resources.

New professorship to focus on digital ag, transdisciplinary research

Cornell CALS Professor Emeritus Norman Scott and his wife, Sharon, have endowed a professorship that will support transdisciplinary, innovative research and teaching in food, agriculture and life sciences.

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Gender research points way towards more inclusive agricultural systems

Four new studies explore lessons learned from the first five years of the Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) project.

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CCE urges vigilance amid new avian flu cases

With the potential to cause large financial losses to the U.S. poultry industry, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has re-emerged in New York state. CCE poultry specialists are asking poultry producers to keep an eye out.

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Ukrainian Cornellians look homeward with anxiety, concern

Ukrainian students and researchers share thoughts about their loved ones’ safety and their country’s future as they absorb the ongoing news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Virtual reality farm tour expands access to urban agriculture

Cornell researchers have created the most advanced virtual reality urban farm tour ever made, an online learning experience that promises to transport urban and rural farmers to New York City’s Red Hook Farms without ever leaving home.

Cornell’s UN climate author warns of ‘rapidly closing window’

In a global cautionary tale, the UN’s IPCC has a new climate change report written by Cornell’s Rachel Bezner Kerr and 270 others, to pull our planet from dire environmental ruin.

CALS alumnus honors parents with scholarship in their name

The Donna and Dennis Lowe Scholarship will support CALS undergraduates with financial need as part of the university’s To Do the Greatest Good capital campaign.

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