CALS professor turns yogurt byproduct into hard seltzer biz

The brand is a triple threat: it’s an alcoholic beverage with a better nutritional profile, it’s made from material that would otherwise go to waste – and it could eventually act as a model for dairy farmers looking for additional revenue.

Rochester lawyer receives NYS Hometown Alumni Award

Fernando Santiago ’86 was recognized for his service in Monroe County, where he leads several nonprofits that assist people in need of food, housing, training and other support.

Curbing hunger: Students build inventive outdoor food pantry

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

Timing is everything for weed management

Farmers can tailor their efforts to control weeds more effectively by pinpointing when a particular weed will emerge, according to a new Cornell study.

NYC schools chancellor gets a taste of Cornell

David Banks joined a team of students for a cooking competition where all the dishes included herbs grown by the students in the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Hydroponics, Aquaponics Science and Technology Education Program at Food and Finance High School.

Overlooked, undervalued: Cornell research seeks to elevate home care workers

A multidisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is collaborating to elevate the value of home care workers while improving their working conditions and patient outcomes.

United Airlines, Dimensional Energy reach green fuel pact

United Airlines will fly greener through its friendly skies, as the airline agreed to buy at least 300 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel from Cornell startup Dimensional Energy.

Concord grape innovation contest offers $100K in prizes

Applications are being accepted through Aug. 1 for the inaugural New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and development of new products and markets for one of New York’s largest and most historic grape industries.

NYC exhibition features plight of the ninespotted lady beetle

The exhibition, “Extinct and Endangered,” opens June 22 in New York City and is based on the macrophotography of renowned artist Levon Biss.