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Earth viewed from outer space, a large cloud swirl is forming in the center of the atmosphere.

News

Roughly 80–1,000 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, extreme ultraviolet radiation from the sun separates electrons from atoms and molecules in the upper atmosphere, creating a highly ionized plasma environment that hosts unique space weather...
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Planet
cows at bunk in a dairy barn

Report

This update was released in the September 2022 issue of PRO-DAIRY's e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. With the unpredictable cycles in the dairy industry and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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Report

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This update was released in the September 2022 issue of PRO-DAIRY's e-Leader newsletter, distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice, and legislators. Jason Oliver, Ph.D., joins the PRO-DAIRY team as Senior...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
student walk around solar arrays

Field Note

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
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Louis Albright ’63, M.S. ’65, Ph.D. ’72, a world-renowned expert in environmental engineering of agricultural buildings and a pioneer in renewable energy systems, died March 26 in Ithaca.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Energy
  • Environment
Anna Katharine Mansfield, associate director of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, known as Cornell AgriTech.

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Anna Katharine Mansfield, associate director of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, known as Cornell AgriTech, and co-chair of its DEI Council, has been nationally recognized for her commitment to broadening the Geneva campus’s...
  • Cornell AgriTech
Mario Herrero

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Mario Herrero, a professor in the Department of Global Development and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar, has been appointed to the EAT-Lancet 2.0 leadership team to spearhead the modeling workstream.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
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Field Note

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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
A data center

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A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund research on how big data and tech innovations affect organizational relationships on dairy farms and in the dairy industry.

  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Communication
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Michael A. Gore, professor and chair of the School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, and collaborators are working to create an open-source digital ecosystem to optimize food crops, starting with maize, with help...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
A man inspects Anot Forest Maple Lines

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A $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support organizations across New York – including Cornell CALS – in building climate-smart farms and forests.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
Three men stand around street food stand

News

The past half-century has seen dramatic changes in the ways food is produced, making diets more affordable for billions of people across the globe. But those gains have come with inequitable costs to human and environmental health, according to new research that points the way towards more sustainable ways to structure food systems.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
  • Food
Group photo with NextGen team members

News

Canaan Boyer, project manager for NextGen Cassava, earned the 2022 CALS Core Value Staff Award for her commitment to inclusion for "one of the most successful crop breeding projects in the world."
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Cathy Young speaks to a crowd in front of a Grow-NY sign.

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Twenty startup companies from around the world were selected as finalists in year four of Grow-NY, a food and agriculture business competition that focuses on strengthening agriculture innovation in Central New York, Finger Lakes and Southern...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Hands holding a bunch of red beets with the greens attached.

Field Note

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
Benjamin Houlton

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On Sept. 1, members of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) came together to celebrate the 18th year of the Research & Extension Awards and the 13th year of the Core Value Staff Awards. The ceremony recognized the notable and wide...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Animal Science
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News

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Long Island Research & Extension Center
  • Agriculture
Red and green experimental DNA fibers

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Researchers have uncovered a novel pathway that explains how cancer cells become resistant to chemotherapies, which in turn offers a potential solution for preventing chemo-resistance.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition

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Stanton Shannon, who supported New York farmers through his research on sweet corn, onions and squash, died Jan. 6 in Riverside, California. He was 94.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science

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Rocky An ’23 proposes a theory that could solve the decades-old mystery of why astronauts’ immune systems become suppressed in space.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Health + Nutrition