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Farm to School grows NY ag, sows seeds for healthy eating

Cornell Cooperative Extension has become a driving force behind a surge in New York’s Farm to School initiatives. The programs stock school cafeterias with fresh, local foods and offer farmers an expanded market for their goods.

RealEats wins $1M top prize in Grow-NY business competition

RealEats, a Geneva, New York-based company that delivers freshly made meals using locally sourced ingredients, has been named winner of the $1 million grand prize in the inaugural Grow-NY business competition.

NY craft beverage industries tap into Cornell expertise

The Cornell Craft Beverage Institute – housed at Cornell AgriTech – offers scientific guidance to more than 1,150 craft breweries, distilleries, wineries and cideries throughout New York.

Cooperative Extension podcast talks turkey

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and everyone’s talking turkey – including the “Extension Out Loud” podcast from Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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Cornell support for NY farmworkers wins national recognition

Cornell has been honored for collaborations with farmworkers providing research, policy advocacy and outreach support including workshops, legal and tax assistance, and tutoring.

Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes

Fresh from Cornell AgriTech, the newest grape tomato – Moonbeam – has joined a constellation of heirloom-style tomatoes in the 2020 High Mowing Organic Seeds catalog Nov. 1.

Grow-NY finalists put down roots in NYS food and ag economy

Finalists in Grow-NY, a business competition for innovative food and agriculture startups, are fanning out through upstate New York to meet with potential business partners as they vie for $3 million in prizes.

CCE podcast profiles Cornell Farms Ops’ work with veterans

In a special Veterans Day episode of CCE’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast, hosts Katie Baildon and Paul Treadwell speak with project coordinator Dean Koyanagi ‘90 on the scope of the Farm Ops project across New York state.

Digital agriculture workshop highlights radical collaborations

The third annual Cornell Digital Agriculture workshop, Oct. 30 in the Statler Hotel, will bring together stakeholders across disciplines to solve the biggest problems in agriculture and food systems.