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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.

Lead New York announces new class of leaders in food, agriculture and natural resource sectors

Lead New York, a leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agriculture and natural resource sectors, has announced the members of its 19th class.

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Research partnership supports NYS families fighting opioids

A grant extension will continue work by a team of Cornell researchers and community partners to reduce the risk of opioid abuse for low-income youth and families.

To better protect food, place rodent traps near warmth, shelter

Food distribution centers can protect the food supply more effectively by setting traps near features that attract rodents, rather than a set distance apart, a new Cornell-led study found.

$10M grant funds study of dairy’s carbon footprint

The funding aims to help the U.S. dairy industry become carbon neutral while supporting farmers’ livelihoods and will measure greenhouse gas emissions at a working New York dairy.

Software tool breathes life into post-COVID office airflow

As offices spring back to life, interior space designers and architects will soon have an easy planning tool to efficiently diagram workplace airflow.

ILR School curriculum changes to begin in fall ’22

In the fall of 2022, the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations plans to implement its most substantive undergraduate curriculum changes in over 30 years.