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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

Shayla Salzman examing Zamia furfuracea ovulate cones


Humidity is as important as scent in attracting pollinators to a plant, new Cornell-led research finds, advancing basic biology and opening new avenues to support agriculture.

  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Dave Walczak, operations manager of Eden Valley Growers co-op in Eden, New York, checks on Brussels sprouts growing on 2,000 acres of co-op members’ farmland.


Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement has been named a key partner in establishing a Regional Food Business Center to help farmers and food businesses access new markets and available federal, state and local resources.

  • Agriculture
  • Food
  • Development
Fred Lee working on his farm


Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet, and its free, confidential consultants, helped change his life and his business.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
Hans Walter-Peterson, Louis and Donna Gridley, and Dr. Bruce Reisch stand next to the Aravelle Grape



Aravelle, a new grape variety developed by Dr. Bruce Reisch of Cornell AgriTech, is set to make its way into wine glasses across New York, after decades of meticulous research. In this installment of the 'Extension Out Loud' podcast by Cornell...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Viticulture and Enology