Jaron Porciello in the Department of Global Development is exploring barriers to the widespread adoption of digital agriculture tools through a grant from USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Animal science grad student Kasey Schalich is taking eggs from the Cornell poultry farm and donating them to local food banks, instead of leaving them for compost. To do so, she founded a group called Egg-Vengers.
As millions of Nigerian farmers flee the militant group Boko Haram, a Cornell-trained Nigerian scientist is providing support to create a more profitable, equitable future – especially for the many farmers who are women.
Two Cornell research teams, studying crop viruses and insecticides’ physiological effects on insects, have received grants totaling nearly $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.