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A waterfall in Casadilla Gorge

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The gorges on Cornell’s campus are part of its iconic beauty, and generations of Cornellians have been inspired by hiking through them – but their beauty can belie their potential danger.

  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Nature
cows in a row in a dairy barn

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This report from Agricultural Finance and Management at Cornell, Cornell Dairy Farm Business Summary Analysis Program, was published in a PRO-DAIRY alert distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and legislators...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Solanum lycopersicoides growing in a BTI greenhouse

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A team of researchers has assembled a reference genome for Solanum lycopersicoides, a wild relative of the cultivated tomato, and developed web-based tools to help plant researchers and breeders improve the crop.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
A small grey and brown bird sitting on a branch

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The free machine-learning powered tool can identify more than 3,000 birds by sound alone, generates reliable scientific data and makes it easier for people to contribute citizen-science data on birds by simply recording sounds.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
2022 Jeanie Borlaug Laube WIT Award Winners BGRI

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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Construction zone in Ithaca

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Doctoral candidate Aman Banerji, whose research explores the making of ‘global’ cities and land markets, has received the 2022 Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) International Dissertation Research Fellowship. With the award, Banerji will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

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Three Cornell scientists were honored during a June 1 ceremony promoting women’s engagement in innovation and commercialization – part of Cornell’s efforts to elevate women inventors, who were awarded just 12.8% of all U.S. patents in 2019.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Environment
  • Planet
Newly developed Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) site for a dairy farm

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This fact sheet series was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Agricultural Energy Systems engineer Lauren Ray and Peter Wright, and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Group standing in front of an anaerobic digester at a Western NY dairy farm

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This update was written by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY Agricultural Energy Systems Engineer Lauren Ray and published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science

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Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
Bryan Brown stands among weeds.

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Farmers can tailor their efforts to control weeds more effectively by pinpointing when a particular weed will emerge, according to a new Cornell study.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
Headshot of Mark Scoville. Man standing on stairs with white background, wearing short-sleeved black polo shirt.

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Mark Scoville joined the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech in June 2022, bringing with him over three decades of food manufacturing knowledge and experience.
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Three individuals speak at panel

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Mary Jo Dudley, director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (CFP) and senior extension associate in Global Development, has been named to the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health (NACMH). The fifteen member council’s mission is to improve...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Girl works in garden

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Meet Sammi Lin ’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to advance food security with local communities across the Americas. Locally, Sammi has engaged with food security challenges as an intern and researcher with Cornell...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
student cuddles with lambs

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Catherine Andreadis ’22 is a recent graduate and former Science Communications Assistant for the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science. She is off to an exciting start with a career in STEM, pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to her graduation, we sat down with Catherine to learn about her experiences in the role and future pursuits.
  • Animal Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Agriculture
A ballot box

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell $2 million to oversee the first federally funded midterm election survey in 20 years, engaging multiple partners and diverse methodologies.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
dean ben houlton standing on the ag quad

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Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
Lou Walcer (McGovern Center), left, Carrianne Fairbarne (Ava Labs), Hakim Weatherspoon (Exotanium), Ted Eveleth (Halomine), Stéphane Corgié (Zymtronix), John Pena (Sonder Research X) and Bob Scharf (Praxis Center) at the June 7 graduation event at Weill Hall.

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As the pandemic pomp and COVID circumstances dissipate, Cornell’s McGovern Center and Praxis Center incubators graduated five startups, putting them on the road to success.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
Concord grapes in baskets

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Applications are being accepted through Aug. 1 for the inaugural New York Concord Grape Innovation Award, a first-of-its-kind business competition aimed at stimulating innovation and development of new products and markets for one of New York’s...

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
lesions on eelgrass in an underwater meadow

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A combination of ecological field methods and AI has helped an interdisciplinary research group detect eelgrass wasting disease from San Diego to southern Alaska, and determine that it’s caused by warmer-than-normal water temperatures.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Climate Change