Most Adirondack lakes will likely become unsuitable for trout

Climate warming and lake browning – when dissolved organic matter turns the water tea-brown – are making the bottom of most lakes in the Adirondacks unlivable for cold water species such as trout, salmon and whitefish during the summer.

Scanner data can help NYS farmers boost market sales

Cornell researchers partnered with 10 New York state livestock farmers using devices that record sales and process credit card payments and analyzed market transactions to better understand customer behavior and help farmers increase their profits at farmers markets.

Exploring girlhoods, Black scholars connect, imagine and heal

A new working group, co-founded by Cornell faculty, invites a community of Black scholars, educators and activists to reflect on their girlhoods – all in order to better serve the Black girls with whom they work.

Three new apple rootstocks bolster Geneva’s program

An estimated 70 million trees are planted on Cornell AgriTech's Geneva rootstocks around the world – and that number is likely to grow with the release of three new rootstocks.

Students help those with criminal records gain clean slates

Law School students and undergrads are helping clients with minor criminal histories – disproportionately people of color – review, correct and seal records that have thwarted job opportunities and held them back.

Rice can help NYS farms profit from climate-change flooding

Cornell Cooperative Extension is helping New York state farmers learn how to grow rice, a potentially lucrative crop that can thrive on flood-prone land as a hedge against climate change.

Grow-NY winners aim to make regional economic impact

Hypercell Technologies of Peachtree Corners, Georgia, was named the $1 million grand prize winner of the fifth annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture business competition. Six other winners split a combined $3 million in awards.

New grant to broaden support for hardware entrepreneurs

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is set to expand its hardware accelerator programs thanks to $4 million in grants from local and federal sources.

To help eagles, NYS deer hunters can choose non-toxic ammo

New York state agencies are encouraging hunters to choose non-lead ammunition to benefit both wild animals and humans, with help from Cornell communication and wildlife experts.