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Study tracks food’s value from farm to plate globally

A team of researchers, led by Dyson professors Chris Barrett and Miguel Gómez, has developed the “Global Food Dollar” method, which distributes the consumer’s net purchasing dollar across all farm and post-farmgate activities.

TIAA gift champions Dyson program addressing emerging markets

The transformative gift establishes the Clifton R. Wharton Jr. Program of Global Engagement endowed fund, which supports the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management's SMART program.

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Nanoscale sensors measure elusive water levels in leaves

A breakthrough technology uses nanoscale sensors and fiber optics to measure water status just inside a leaf’s surface, providing a tool to greatly advance our understanding of basic plant biology, and opening the door for breeding more drought-resistant crops.

Declining fish biodiversity poses risks for human nutrition

A computer modeling study finds that declining fish biodiversity can affect human nutrition due to varied nutritional benefits between species.

$1.5M gift will support grapevine research at Cornell AgriTech

An anonymous gift will improve grapevine health, quality, yields and profitability in the New York state wine and grape industry through the creation of a graduate student research fellowship program.

Grant expands Cornell efforts to reach New York farmworkers

New funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will help the Cornell Farmworker Program continue to reach more than 3,000 New York farmworkers with critical health and legal information.

Pollen-sized technology protects bees from deadly insecticides

A Cornell-developed technology provides beekeepers, consumers and farmers with an antidote for deadly pesticides, which kill wild and managed bees that pollinate crops.

CAU offers online classes with Cornell faculty for adults and youth this summer

Cornell's Adult University invites alumni, their friends and family, and the general public to expand their minds this summer by taking live, online courses for adults and youth taught by Cornell faculty and graduate students. 

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