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four youth in dairy barn

Workshop

Entry for the Youth Dairy Judging competition is now open! The contest will be held on September 2nd during the colored-breed week during the New York State Fair. Registration is required and it is open to any New York youth ages 8 to 19 using...
  • Animal Science
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Youth and Families
A truck dumps Cornell dining hall food waste at the university’s composting facility

Webinar

The New York State Food Donation and Food Scrap Recycling Act will go into effect on January 1, 2022. This webinar will discuss various ways farms can utilize the potential availability of food waste through animal feed, composting, anaerobic...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
jar of pickles

Class

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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
hike trail
Experience the beautiful gardens, arboretum, woodland trails, and panoramic views that helped Cornell Botanic Gardens earn its #1 ranking as the most beautiful college arboretum.
  • Plants
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
The Ag Quad with students sitting on it and spelling out CALS

Festival

Join your CALS friends and colleagues for an afternoon of free Cornell Dairy ice cream cups, music and lawn games on the Ag Quad!
rolled crimped cover crop

Field Day

The 2021 Cornell Field Crops annual field day will be held August 12th highlighting the latest field crops research across CALS and providing an opportunity for in-person exchange of ideas and experiences. This year's program offers a wide...
  • Field Crops
  • Musgrave Research Farm
lavender bushes

Webinar

Learn about the diverse cultural uses of lavender and the history of lavender cultivation in this installment of Verdant Views.
  • Plants
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
Farmers in field with cows

Field Day

Participants will tour the listed fields in the West Groton area before the meeting then bring questions and comments to the meeting at the Scheffler’s farm. Our focus will be on annual forages, small grains, soybeans, and corn, but welcome...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
  • Dairy
flowers in the Martha Young Garden
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Join us for an in-person visit to the Martha Howell Young Flower Garden. This lush flower garden celebrates significant relationships between people and plants by showcasing key cultural connections and symbolic meanings...
  • Plants
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
small river, bushes, and trees
Experience the beautiful gardens, arboretum, woodland trails, and panoramic views that helped Cornell Botanic Gardens earn its #1 ranking as the most beautiful college arboretum.
  • Plants
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
Cornell ClimateX

Meeting

All Cornell faculty, staff and students are invited to an overview and feedback session on Cornell’s new university-wide initiative in climate change – Cornell ClimateX. The goal of the webinar will be to present the ClimateX framework and get...
  • Climate Change
  • Environment
Beautiful display of perennial plants
Join Brandon George, graduate student in Public Garden Leadership, for an in-depth explanation of perennial plant sociability – the study of groups of plant species that are usually found together.
  • Plants
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
A bird on a flower
**This event is sold out** New events are being scheduled frequently. Check back often and sign up early. Join staff from the Botanic Gardens and the Lab of Ornithology for a combined bird walk and plant walk. We’ll tour the main gardens at the...
  • birds
  • animals
  • Plants
Natalie Hoidal

Lecture

Join us to hear presented research by graduate students and postdocs. The SAGES symposium was first established by graduate students who recognized a need for Cornell AgriTech to celebrate and share all the incredible work completed by these...
  • Cornell Agritech
  • Cornell AgriTech
bird on a branch
**This event is sold out** New events are being scheduled frequently. Check back often and sign up early. Join staff from Cornell Botanic Gardens and the Lab of Ornithology for a combined bird walk and plant walk. We’ll tour the F.R. Newman...
  • birds
  • animals
  • Plants
Farm to School sign on cafeteria wall

Webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the 30% NYS Initiative: Opportunities, Barriers, and Pathways to Success report, which is an analysis of procurement data from 53 of the 57 school food authorities that qualified for the 30% NYS Initiative during the 2019-20 school year.
  • Farm to School
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
A forest from above

Webinar

Join us for a chance to learn about the current science on forest carbon sequestration, a nature-based way to provide positive solutions to solving our climate crisis. Participants will come away with an overview of New York state forest history...
  • Environment
  • Soil
  • Climate Change

Seminar

Development Sociology field seminar Existing global water and sanitation data obscures challenges to household access in cities in the global South. In response, this work analyzes water and sanitation infrastructure and service access in 15...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development

Workshop

On-Line Lecture Overview: EnoCert 203 now includes modules relating to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and provides winery-specific training regarding the eight key sanitary practices and conditions as outlined in current Good...
  • Food Science
  • Cornell Agritech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
coppicing

Webinar

Have you ever wondered what it means to coppice a tree or shrub? Beyond being considered a practical technique for controlling growth and encouraging colorful stems for display, coppicing – periodically cutting back a tree or shrub to ground...
  • Plants