Research & Impact

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Spotlight

CALS propels Cornell's climate change research
Of course, there has always been occasional mixing, as animals and underwater waves move through the lake. But global warming is driving a bigger wedge between Lake Tanganyika’s warm and cool water zones. As the surface warms at an accelerating...
  • Atkinson Center
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Natural Resources
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Spotlight

An unconventional quest to change the future of food
In fact, she didn’t have a specific plan at all. Just a desire to solve problems, and a willingness to listen. Much of Africa’s current economy is focused on mining or trade. But Adelman wanted to grow businesses that would create jobs for youth...
  • Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food

FutureCast

How is Cornell helping New York state's craft beverage industry?
On tap are an array of beers crafted with New York state ingredients: Seeds of Love and Outrage, Backroad Odysseys, and Lazy Lollygagger, an ale that spotlights the flavor of cherries and lemon-thyme. Owner Jason Sahler knows his way around a...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture
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Spotlight

Cornell support for NY farmworkers wins national recognition
The C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, which includes $20,000, was announced Nov. 10 at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) annual meeting in San Diego. “We applaud Cornell for its comprehensive...
  • Agriculture
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FutureCast

Project partners researchers, librarians & AI to fight hunger
But research sometimes points in different directions. So it can be hard for policymakers to decide where to dedicate limited funds, and how best to help farmers adopt the right crops. Ceres2030 , a global effort led by International Programs in...
  • International Programs
  • Global Development
  • Agriculture

News & Events

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News

Moonbeam adds a big bang of flavor to Galaxy tomatoes
“Moonbeam is a very good eating experience from start to finish … from first bite to aftertaste,” said Phillip Griffiths , associate professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech, who started developing Moonbeam in 2006 and made it a selection...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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News

Digital agriculture workshop highlights radical collaborations
Two Cornell researchers are tackling the age-old problem using 21st century tools: inexpensive, touch-sensitive soft robots that can help growers predict yield and detect fungal threats.' Justine Vanden Heuvel , associate professor of...
  • Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section