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A picnic table, signage, a chair, a wheelbarrow, and even flashlights, all painted the same bright shade of blue

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In a series of research projects and as a designer, Martin Hogue, associate professor of landscape architecture, has explored the history and culture of camping.

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Land
A collection of photos from 1882 to present day at Cornell AgriTech

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As agriculture and food industries move further into the 21st century, there are plenty of tough decisions and uncertainty ahead. But these industries, and Cornell AgriTech, have been here together before. In its 140 years, the station has...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute

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During summer 2022, Daniel Kim ’23, a biological sciences major with a marine biology minor, took a course in underwater research at Shoals Marine Laboratory, a remote field station located on Appledore Island, Maine, that is jointly operated by...
  • Shoals Marine Laboratory
  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Organisms
Breeders from the Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria and local farmers review sorghum crop in Costa Rica.

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A partnership from the Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement seeks to improve sorghum breeding in Senegal and Costa Rica.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Wheat field with an orange overlay

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CIMMYT and Cornell University are offering an innovative online course to empower global scientists with the most advanced training in wheat improvement.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Cornell University Insect Collection samples of the rusty patched bumble bee (Bombus affinis), which in 2017 was named an endangered species and is believed no longer present in New York.

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A New York state survey, supported by Cornell bee experts, finds that more than half of important native pollinators may be at risk of disappearing from the state – potentially threatening crops, wildflowers and insect diversity.

  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology
  • Pollinators

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Bryce Demopoulos ’23 rescued a man from the subway tracks in New York City Aug. 4, seconds before an incoming train pulled into the station.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
Two women engage in research in Xinjiang, China

Field Note

Meet Ding Fei, a new senior research associate and lecturer in the Department of Global Development. As a development and economic geographer with a regional focus in East Asia and Africa, Fei studies the political economy of development, global...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Aubryn Sidle headshot

Field Note

Meet Aubryn Sidle, Ph.D. ’22, a new lecturer in the Department of Global Development. A former NGO executive focused on girls’ empowerment in East and Southern Africa, Aubryn has deep experience in program design, policy and evaluation centered...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
a plant based burger on a wooden table

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Plant-based alternatives to beef will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but they could disrupt the agricultural workforce, threatening more than 1.5 million industry jobs.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food
Ronnie Coffman

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Ronnie Coffman, a pathbreaking plant breeder and scientific leader who for five decades has confronted issues of famine and food insecurity in some of the poorest and most remote places in the world, will become professor emeritus on August 16.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Cows in a barn on a Catskill farm

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Rising temperatures pose major challenges to the dairy industry – a Holstein’s milk production can decline 30 to 70% in warm weather – but a new Cornell-led study has found a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production during heat-stress...

  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change
Doctoral students Aleah Butler-Jones '19, left, and Maria Gannett, M.S. '16 practice with other Cornell graduate students at a hotel parking lot the night before the weed competition.

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Cornell’s undergraduate Weed Team won first place, while Megan Wittmeyer ’22 earned a top individual award, at the Northeastern Weed Science Society Collegiate Weed Science Contest.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Wheat field

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Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Cornell summer students walk through a sunny Ho Plaza towards McGraw Tower.

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Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been honored for her work to promote age-friendly communities...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
nickrent accepting fellowship

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  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Footprints discovered on an archaeological site are marked with a pin flag on the Utah Test and Training Range.

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Human footprints believed to date from the end of the last ice age have been discovered on the salt flats of the Air Force’s Utah Testing and Training Range by Cornell researcher Thomas Urban.
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
A new study showed that by following action thresholds to determine when to apply insecticides to control onion thrips, farmers made 2.3 fewer applications per season while maintaining yields and bulb size.

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A surprise finding from new research on controlling pests and disease in New York commercial onion fields will enable the state’s producers to cut their use of synthetic chemicals without sacrificing yield.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Entomology
Wheat design with colorful shapes

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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Blake holds hand out to cow

Field Note

Blake Nguyen is a lecturer in the Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science and the director of Teaching Dairy Barn at the College of Veterinary Medicine. We sat down with Nguyen to learn more about his experiences in the role.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals