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Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

A predictive model combining information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions and weather forecasts can save 40% of the water consumed by traditional irrigation strategies, according to new Cornell research.

Nice catch: Cornell scientists net 139-pound Oneida Lake sturgeon

Researchers from the Cornell Biological Field Station, caught, tagged and released a 139-pound lake sturgeon – possibly the largest fish ever caught on that lake.

4-H’ers prepare ‘rusty’ experiment for space station

Five students from Watertown’s Wiley Intermediate School 4-H after-school program will watch their experiment soar from Cape Canaveral on July 21 to the International Space Station. 

Farmworker initiatives earn community engagement honor

Cornell is a regional winner of the 2019 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Awards, given by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

4-H’ers sample careers, college life at annual conference

More than 300 young people from 45 New York state counties gathered on Cornell’s Ithaca campus for the annual Career Explorations Conference, where they learned about college life and career opportunities.

Cornell program celebrates 50 years of nutrition education

Nutrition educators from across New York state joined Cooperative Extension staff and university faculty June 17-18 for a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

Dairy food science program promotes safety, quality

The Cornell Dairy Foods Extension certificate program run by the Department of Food Science in CALS helps industry people learn the ins and outs of product safety and quality.

Cornell alumni award lauded by SUNY group

The Cornell New York State Hometown Alumni Award has received an honor of its own – a judge’s citation from the SUNY Council for University Advancement as part of the group’s 2019 Awards for Excellence winners.

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Art faculty, alumni reunite in Shaker Museum exhibition

Associate professor of art Carl Ostendarp is part of a group exhibition curated by Amie Cunat, M.F.A. ’12, that runs through June 22 at the Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon, in New Lebanon, New York.

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