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Field Note

Annie Weiss '21: Understanding gendered portrayal of food
Co-taught by Neil Lewis, Jr., assistant professor of communication, and René Kizilcec, assistant professor of information science, COMM/INFO 4800 is a capstone seminar that combines applied quantitative research methods and social behavioral...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food
a college-aged woman stands by a railing on the Great Wall of China

Field Note

Abbie Cox '21: Exploring the international dairy industry
Growth is only possible by leaving your comfort zone. I am currently looking out at calf hutches, free-stall barns and feed bunks. Not an unusual sight for a student pursuing a degree with a focus in dairy science — except we are in Tianjin...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Food
five different green and red apples on a wood slab

CALS Magazine

FutureCast

Genetic ingenuity: What does it take to put produce on your plate?
Our plant breeders are known for their innovative work in creating new varieties of fruits and vegetables. Developing these varieties is a complex yet creative process, and getting the varieties onto supermarket shelves also requires a tremendous amount of effort. Susan Brown, professor of horticulture, and Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture, explain how they bring the varieties they develop from seed to supermarket.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Elena Setiadarma

Field Note

Elena Setiadarma ’21: Taking classroom lessons to the global stage

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
Francine Jasper

Field Note

Fostering social change through international agricultural education
Francine Jasper is an expert in the field of international education administration. She develops training programs with faculty and other professional resources for visiting scholars and has trained hundreds of professionals from nearly 90...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development

News & Events

Tents housing children at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.

News

Refugee children get better health, nutrition via e-vouchers
Electronic food vouchers provided young Rohingya children in Bangladeshi refugee camps with better health and nutrition than direct food assistance, according to new research led by Cornell, in conjunction with the International Food Policy...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
A green grape with a white substance on it

News

Robots armed with UV light fight grape mildew
Researchers at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, have partnered with SAGA Robotics in Norway to develop the first commercial robotic units, and the autonomous vehicle robots will appear on the market this year. This spring, the researchers...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section