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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

manure co-digestor

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Written case studies and recorded webinar available: Economic feasibility of the co-digestion of manure and food waste on a Northern NY dairy
These fact sheets authored by Angela George and Lauren Ray, PRO-DAIRY Dairy Environmental Systems, were shared in the January 30, 2023 PRO-DAIRY e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
The 2021 sustainable ag intern cohort poses outside Stocking Hall.

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  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Food Science
A woman stands by a wintery rural road

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Nicole Tommell knows well the financial challenges today’s farmers face. But over the last few years, Tommell – an agricultural business management specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension – has seen those challenges mutate and multiply...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
Osprey migration routes cover much of North America into South America. It’s one of the species used to test the BirdFlow model.

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A new computer model using machine learning to predict migratory bird movement could open the door to new insights on migration timing, stopover sites, bird response to climate change, light pollution and more.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
Horned cattle on a typical smallholder farm in India, a country which is home to more than 300 million cattle and 85 million small farms.

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Cornell will teach small farmers in India – the world’s largest dairy producer – how to produce milk more efficiently while limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture