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Apples at Cornell Orchards

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Online Cider & Perry Production Foundation
Join CINA for the most in-depth introduction to cider & perry production available online, with live discussions with industry experts. Please note: This online course begins on February 10th and includes a live (virtual) session every Wednesday...
  • Cornell AgriTech
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Webinar

Organic Dairy Systems Summit
Free Organic Dairy Systems Virtual Summit to be held December 8th from 10 AM to 2:15 PM EST. Topics include: Organic Dairy Research State of the Organic Dairy Industry Market Outlook for the Organic Dairy Industry Challenges and Opportunities...
  • Organic
  • Food Science
River running through the middle of the Grand Canyon

Webinar

Bridging the Grand Canyon: How to Connect with Someone Whose Views are Completely Different from Yours
In this workshop, faculty and staff will learn what causes distress over social and political differences, how to manage the physical experience of that stress, and how this allows us to have a meaningful conversation with someone whose views...
Max Gomera

Seminar

COVID-19, development and environment: New social contracts for the economic recovery process
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series COVID-19 has challenged existing frameworks on economic development and the role of public policy in transforming societies. Few development experts imagined the depth and breadth of the...
  • Department of Global Development
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Dyson School
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Webinar

Symposium on Gender Responsive Crop Breeding: Community Research Showcase
On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020, Gender Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) will host its first virtual Symposium on Gender Responsive Crop Breeding: Community Research Showcase. The live event will be...
  • Plants
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
A young boy in a garden.

Lecture

Verdant Views: Growing in Gardens - A Personal Odyssey
Gardens have the power to draw us in. They help alleviate ailments of the body, mind and spirit, foster our aspirations, and inspire us. And they do this in profoundly personal ways. Join us for this episode of Verdant Views, for a talk with...
  • Plants
  • Horticulture
  • Environment
Ed Mabaya

Seminar

Getting Improved Seed to Smallholder Farmers: Findings from The African Seed Access Index
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series Timely availability of improved seeds at affordable prices is critical to increased productivity by smallholder farmers in Africa. Improved seeds can deliver state of the art technology to...
  • Global Development
  • Economics
  • Plants
Cornell Food Venture Center

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Virtual Better Process Control School
The Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) certify supervisors of thermal processing systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. This school satisfies the training requirements...
  • Cornell AgriTech
Pat Mooney

Seminar

Hi-Tech and/or/vs. Wide-Tech? Climate-Smart Agriculture, Nature-based Solutions, and Agroecology
Polson Institute for Global Development Seminar Series The potential to harness new Hi-technologies such as Big Data, AI, robotics, gene editing, synthetic biology, etc. is obviously enormous. Yet, many social movements and civil society...
  • Polson Institute
  • Polson Institute for Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
David Kay

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Large-scale renewable energy in New York: issues of governance, community participation, and benefit sharing
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series David Kay, senior extension associate in Cornell's Department of Global Development, explores issues of governance, community participation, and benefit sharing. About the seminar series...
  • Community and Economic Vitality
  • community development
  • Department of Global Development