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Cornell Global Development is pleased to announce its Master of Professional Studies (MPS) class of 2024 . This year’s program will provide in-depth training to students who are mid-career professionals, scholars and aspiring development...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Infographic which reads: By 2050, ag tech and diet could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by: 10.3 Billion Metric Tons, planting trees on unused farm land; 8.2 Billion metric tons, encouraging a "flexitarian" diet around the globe; 5.2 Billion metric tons, adding silicate rock dust to crop soils; 2.4 Billion Metric Tons, adding biochar to croplands; 1.7 Billion Metric Tons, supplementing livestock feed.


As the world seeks to avoid climate extremes, employing state-of-the art agricultural technology could result in more than 13 billion tons of net negative greenhouse gas emissions annually.

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Food
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Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (Cornell AES) employee Rick Randolph has been chosen as the new manager of the Homer C. Thompson Vegetable Research Farm in Freeville, NY. He was selected from a pool of candidates by a...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Freeville Research Farm
  • Agriculture
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Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County’s inaugural “Women of Food” event featured local chefs preparing their signature plates and telling personal stories about the foods and relationships that launched their culinary journeys.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food