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To sustainably harness cow manure’s usefulness, fire it up

Cow manure – a longtime agricultural waste headache for dairy farmers – soon may ignite a new sustainable fertilizing trend.

New engaged course supports NYS rural schools

A new Cornell engaged learning course, co-sponsored by the Rural Schools Association of New York State, aims to help under-resourced schools identify critical funding needs, then seek grant funds to support programming.

More than 10% of older adults at risk of elder abuse

A study involving researchers from the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine estimates the incidence of elder mistreatment in New York state and advances understanding of key risk factors.

Facial recognition AI helps save multibillion dollar grape crop

A radical collaboration between a biologist and an engineer is supercharging efforts to protect grape crops, and the technology they’ve developed will soon be available to researchers nationwide.

New York Youth Institute announces student delegates to global youth event

Cornell's New York Youth Institute announced the selection of 20 high school students who will represent New York State as delegates to the 2021 World Food Prize Global Youth Institute.

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New Cornell sugarhouse sweetens NY’s maple industry

The Cornell Maple Program has opened an advanced, New York state-funded maple research laboratory, an upgrade that will enable research on making high-quality syrup, and new and existing maple products – all at commercial scales.

Spotted lanternfly spreading in New York state

The spotted lanternfly – an invasive, destructive pest with a wide range of hosts including grapes, apples, hops, maple and walnut – has spread to a growing number of counties in New York state.

Hemp goes ‘hot’ due to genetics, not environmental stress

A new Cornell study debunks misinformation on websites and in news articles that claim that environmental or biological stresses – such as flooding or disease – cause an increase in THC production in hemp plants.

BioEntrepreneurship program to fuel NYS life science startups

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is announcing a new BioEntrepreneurship Initiative to connect MBA students and life science researchers to life science companies in NYS while catalyzing the formation of new life science startups.