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three people talking on a farm

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Will Salamone ’22 was first exposed to agriculture mowing the lawn of a neighboring dairy farm. Years later, a Cornell class in Whole-Farm Nutrient Management (ANSC4120) and a joint summer internship between the Nutrient Management Spear Program...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
An instructor in front of a class

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For the Any Person, Any Story concept, students developed digital media projects to expose how learning partnerships with CLASP have fostered an inclusive learning culture for students and employees alike.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
students smile for photo in vet school

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The Minorities in Animal Science Students Club (MASS) provides a safe space for underrepresented Animal Science students through meetings, events and networking opportunities. The club recently collaborated with the Cornell College of Veterinary...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals

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Over the last 20 years, the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) has worked with dairy farmers across New York state to employ research aimed at reducing agricultural operations’ environmental footprint.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
A headshot of Ann Vegdahl sitting beside an HPP machine.

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Have you wondered why guacamole on supermarket shelves can stay fresh and green for so long? Or how cold-pressed juice can taste freshly squeezed, even after days or weeks in the refrigerator? It's all thanks to High Pressure Processing (HPP)...
  • Cornell AgriTech
four students in a calf barn are laughing

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The Dairy Fellows program is a partnership connecting Cornell students and faculty with dairy production and agribusinesses around the world. Discover how Dairy Fellows trains the next generation of dairy scientists and practitioners!
  • Dairy Fellows Program
  • Animal Science
Olga Padilla-Zakour standing in a kitchen

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Olga Padilla-Zakour, M.S. ’88, Ph.D. ’91, professor of food processing in the Department of Food Science and director of the Cornell Food Venture Center at Cornell Agritech, is interim director for Cornell AgriTech, effective December 1, 2022.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
  • Food Science
woman lectures to students

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Undergraduate Animal Science students are required to take ANSC 1105: Careers in Animal Science, which provides a glimpse into the wide variety of unique fields open to anyone with a passion for animals. Learn more about the course and what it...
  • Animal Science
Woman attends hunger, nutrition and health conference.

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Meet Kate McHale’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to increase youth engagement specifically as it relates to nutrition. As an eight-year alumna and current student leader of 4-H, Kate advocates for youth’s voices in...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
A group poses on a lake shore

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In 2022, five students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez spent their summer at Cornell for an intensive internship with faculty from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture
Full product lineup with different jars and pouches of Perfeito seasonings.

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  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
cornell vet school

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The Careers in Animal Science class (ANSC 1105) allows students to explore various animal science opportunities and develop skills that will aid them in career planning. Recently, six students from Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine with differing backgrounds, species interests, and intended specialties visited the class for a Q & A. Here’s a snapshot what they had to say!
  • Animal Science
people in tractor

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The Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) works with farmers, farm advisors and state agencies to conduct research and advise on the nutrient management of field crops across New York State. This summer, the program welcomed Dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Four men working inside the Cornell Food Venture Center Pilot Plant

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  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Chindavone Sanlath carries harvested vegetables on a pack in her garden

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Chindavone (Chin) Sanlath is an environmental and social consultant at Earth Systems and a certified lead auditor in integrated management systems. She is currently a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in the Department of Global Development at Cornell...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
student walk around solar arrays

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Milan Broughton ’24, Animal Science major and Claire Bloodnick ’22, MPS graduate and lead lab technician, spent the past summer working on the solar grazing project where they spent their days among the solar arrays, grazing sheep and livestock guardian dogs! We visited Milan and Claire out in the field to learn more about their experiences.
  • Animal Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Animals
person fishes on boat

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Cornell CALS Animal Science major, Lan Nguyen ’23, spent 56 days of her 2022 summer on an island off the coast of Maine where she completed a minor in marine biology at Shoals Marine Laboratory – a remote field station located on Appledore Island, Maine, that is jointly operated by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire.
  • Shoals Marine Laboratory
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
Hands holding a bunch of red beets with the greens attached.

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VM Agritech has spent the last five years developing Curezin, a broad-spectrum, copper-and-zinc-based fungicide that thanks to its unique chemistry, won’t lead to pathogenic resistance. When in-vitro testing by the University of Exeter showed...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Outside the St. Marks Veterinary Hospital.

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This summer, I shadowed at St. Marks Veterinary Hospital, working with Dr. Rebecca Kurtzman ’12, DVM ’17, Medical Director, and a wonderful team. The experience gave me a first-hand look into vet work and reinforced my commitment to pursuing...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
Student hosts workshop in computer lab

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Each year, high school students from around New York State gather at Cornell University to explore ways they can help develop real-world solutions to the greatest challenges in agriculture and food systems. At the 2022 New York Youth Institute...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development