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We coordinate with the Cornell Office of Media Relations to distribute news releases and tip sheets for reporters and other entities. We also assist journalists who request information or interviews of CALS' personnel.

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Latest from the CALS Newsroom

Cathy Young speaks to a crowd in front of a Grow-NY sign.


Twenty startup companies from around the world were selected as finalists in year four of Grow-NY, a food and agriculture business competition that focuses on strengthening agriculture innovation in Central New York, Finger Lakes and Southern...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Hands holding a bunch of red beets with the greens attached.

Field Note

VM Agritech has spent the last five years developing Curezin, a broad-spectrum, copper-and-zinc-based fungicide that thanks to its unique chemistry, won’t lead to pathogenic resistance. When in-vitro testing by the University of Exeter showed...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
Benjamin Houlton


On Sept. 1, members of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) came together to celebrate the 18th year of the Research & Extension Awards and the 13th year of the Core Value Staff Awards. The ceremony recognized the notable and wide...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Animal Science
A man standing in the middle of an agricultural field


The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Long Island Research & Extension Center
  • Agriculture