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Ivy on Bradfield Hall

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The awards are based on nominations from students, faculty and staff, and the recommendations of a selection committee. The recognition comes with a $15,000 prize to be used for research, scholarship and other activities at Cornell.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
A pond surrounded by trees

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Nearly everyone can identify a pond, but what, exactly, distinguishes it from a lake or a wetland? A new study co-led by Cornell offers the first data-driven, functional definition of a pond and evidence of ponds’ distinct ecological function...

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Environment
  • Nature
Joss Rose

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Jocelyn 'Joss' Rose, professor and recent chair of the Plant Biology Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS), will begin his new appointment as the school's director on Aug. 1, 2022.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Plants
A wolf outside

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Re-introducing wolves and other predators to landscapes does not miraculously reduce deer populations, restore degraded ecosystems or threaten livestock, according to a new study.

  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Animals
  • Environment
BIFAD Subcommittee

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Global food systems expert Mario Herrero has been named to a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) subcommittee aimed at accelerating systems change and transformative climate change adaptation and mitigation approaches in agriculture, food systems and nutrition.
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Food
Juan Carlos in field

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Juan Carlos Ramos is the new on-farm research coordinator for the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP), housed in Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science. Ramos' extension focus will explore farmer-driven research covering nutrient...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Johannes Lehmann with biochar

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Johannes Lehmann, Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science’s Soil and Crop Sciences Section, was honored along with other recent winners of the Humboldt Research Award at a reception in Berlin June 23, 2022...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Sam Alcaine

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The brand is a triple threat: it’s an alcoholic beverage with a better nutritional profile, it’s made from material that would otherwise go to waste – and it could eventually act as a model for dairy farmers looking for additional revenue.

  • Food Science
  • Food
Patches of green fields taken from above

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Cornell Atkinson has awarded seed funding to nine interdisciplinary projects that address a range of sustainability topics.

  • Animal Science
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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

Report

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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

News

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