For the birds: Battling the threat of avian influenza

Faculty and staff at Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center have helped prevent the spread of the devastating disease in New York, keeping the number of cases remarkably low.

Tompkins County living wage study reveals racial disparities

Living wage legislation would lead to pay increases for 30% to 40% of all workers in Tompkins County, and 65% to 75% of Black workers, according to a new policy brief spearheaded by the ILR School. 

Researchers to explore effect of big data on dairy farms

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund research on how big data and tech innovations affect organizational relationships on dairy farms and in the dairy industry.

$60M USDA grant supports NYS climate-smart farms and forests

A $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support organizations across New York – including Cornell CALS – in building climate-smart farms and forests.

‘One-stop shop’ marks century of ag research, extension on L.I.

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

Study to unmask the true cost of food for NYS agencies

Researchers seek to support New York’s food and agriculture producers by calculating the “true cost of food,” which takes into account hidden costs like climate, environmental, fiscal, health and workers impacts.

Dissident critics living in exile speak out on Sept. 23

Four dissident critics now living in exile in the United States will share their experiences at Dissidence: Exiled Writers on Resistance and Risk, a reading and reception on Friday, September 23.

Around Cornell

Industry incentives create greener crypto mining

Following concern on energy-hogging cryptocurrency mining, Cornell Engineering research says that carbon capture and renewable energy may help mining operations reduce their wasteful footprint.

From methane to microbes: 2030 Project conveys first grants

Eleven 2030 Project grants were awarded to Cornell faculty for an array of fast-track climate solutions, including tools to help New York communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.