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Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages
“We have farmers in this country and globally who provide fruits and vegetables to US consumers and they need training in other languages,” said Elizabeth Bihn, director of the Produce Safety Alliance, a cooperative agreement between Cornell...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture

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Business Impact Symposium examines industry sustainability

  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
  • Environment
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Isolation alters visual areas of brain in social wasps
Paper wasps (Polistes fuscatus) recognize the brightly colored faces of other paper wasps, an ability they lose when reared in isolation. The wasps’ ability to remember faces is similar to primates and humans, but unlike other social insects...
  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Animals
  • Entomology
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Leading Through Extension: Experimenting Together
Historian and professor Scott Peters has dedicated over two decades to examining the dynamic relationships that scientists, scholars, and extension educators at land-grant universities have with the communities they serve.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Report guides food, ag entrepreneurs; $1M contest opens
The report, titled A Call for Innovation: New York’s Agrifood System, seeks to foster regionalization and diversity in these industries by offering evidence-based recommendations and guidance to aspiring entrepreneurs in agriculture, food...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
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‘Our Changing Menu’: Warming climate serves up meal remake
“Our Changing Menu: Climate Change and the Foods We Love and Need,” a new book from an imprint of Cornell University Press, presents a global climate tour of Earth’s foods – from vegetables, grains and meats to beverages and desserts – from the...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Communication
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Institute for Food Safety to offer first in-state FDA training
New York state is ranked second in the nation for food processing, according to the USDA Economic Research Service, and collaborations between the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYS AGM), the Food and Drug Administration...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
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Study: Ag policy in India needs to account for domestic workload
Women’s increased agricultural labor during harvest season, in addition to domestic house care, often comes at the cost of their health, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI). Programs...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Study: More exposure to political TV ads heightens anxiety
We’ve all seen them: political ads on television that promise doom and gloom if Candidate X is elected, and how all your problems will be solved if you choose Candidate Y. And Candidate Y, of course, approves this message. Beyond attempting to...
  • Department of Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Medicine
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Secrets of an Extinct Landscape
The Gandolfo-Nixon lab studies the origin of Southern Hemisphere floras. “I initially became interested in the biogeographical patterns of extant plants—how these plants are distributed and how they have dispersed until they get to where we find...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section