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Swiping, swabbing elevates processing plant food safety

By swiping surfaces in commercial food processing plants with specially designed swabs, spoilage and foodborne illness could diminish, according to Cornell research.

Cornell Humphrey Fellows help conserve local wetland habitats

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows from Cornell volunteered for conservation efforts at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in April as part of Earth Day activities.

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Engage public, explore methods to secure NYS green energy

Solar-power developers should explore using lower-quality agricultural land and engage communities early to meet NYS green energy goals.

ILR’s Buffalo Co-Lab to host high road policy summit

Elected officials and expert advocates will discuss envisioning and advancing policies that combat racial and economic inequality.

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Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century

To feed the world in a healthy, sustainable way, nations need to reorient today’s agri-food systems for distant generations, said Chris Barrett at an Earth Day forum.

Cornell experts advocate for ag diversity, food security

Cornell Cooperative Extension and faculty experts discussed opportunities to diversify agriculture and address food insecurity during a New York State Senate hearing on April 13.

Program will support diverse founders of climate tech startups

Diversity in ClimateTech is a new entrepreneurship program powered by Cornell and Chloe Capital, and supported by NYSERDA, with the purpose of supporting underrepresented innovators working on cleantech solutions in the Southern Tier.

Institute for Food Safety to offer first in-state FDA training

Cornell’s Institute for Food Safety is teaming with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to offer the first-ever in-state FDA course to train food inspectors across the state.

Seminar to explore racial and food justice movements in New York

Local community organizations, activists, students and researchers will meet April 19 to delve into the historical significance of the Freedom Farm Cooperative movement and spur conversations around the contemporary resurgence of food justice and sovereignty movements in rural and urban spaces.

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