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Faculty members, staff and students are encouraged to read the full acknowledgement at the beginning of gatherings and events and include it in websites, course syllabi and other materials. A pronunciation guide can be found on the website of...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Land
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For Cornellians, access abounds within Cornell Botanic Garden’s Natural Areas and Gorge Trails, though care should be taken when strolling and hiking. For starters, walkers should take note that a section of the Cascadilla Gorge Trail, between...
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
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While examining the prevalence of listeria in agricultural soil throughout the U.S., Cornell food scientists have stumbled upon five previously unknown and novel relatives of the bacteria, according to new research published May 17 in the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.
  • Food Science
  • Biology
  • Bacteria
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Project S.O.W. (Seeds of Wonder): Food Gardening with Justice in Mind focuses on teens who are looking for an experience that introduces them to how to grow food, while also laying foundations for them to explore and lead justice efforts in...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Anthocerotibacter panamensis under a microscope

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Led by Boyce Thompson Institute faculty member Fay-Wei Li, researchers have discovered a new species of cyanobacteria, Anthocerotibacter panamensis, which could help illuminate how photosynthesis evolved to create the world as we know it. The...
  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Rows of grape vines in a field at Cornell AgriTech Gates farm.

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The new method allows a grower to use a smartphone to video grape vines while driving a tractor or walking through the vineyard at night. Growers may then upload their video to a server to process the data. The system relies on computer-vision...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Grape flowers

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When today’s growers cultivate new varieties — trying to produce better tasting and more disease-resistant grapes — it takes 2-4 years for breeders to learn if they have the genetic ingredients for the perfect flower. Females set fruit, but...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Becky handing out stickers to a room full of children

Field Note

What kind of education or experience has prepared you for working with farm to school?  In the summer of 2010, I was preparing to begin a Master of Science program in nutrition and dietetics to become a Registered Dietician Nutritionist. I...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition
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But the high cost of cold storage had become “a pinching point.” To ship $2,000 worth of potatoes to Dubai in a refrigerated container in the summer, he’d pay $3,000 – losing $1,000 in profits before the product even got to the buyer. But to...
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Vegetables
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Field Note

Lead NY is for committed leaders in the agriculture and food sectors who wish to step up and make a difference in their community. Whitney Beaman, a member of LeadNY's current class 18, reflects on her career journey from food science to...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development