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Beekeeping, hydropower: Cornell Atkinson awards nearly $1M in grants

Cornell Atkinson’s annual Academic Venture Fund will provide nearly $1 million in seed funding to support research teams across five colleges and 11 departments, many with key external partnerships.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Animal Science
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Field Note

Lauren Anderson started working with the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) in Fall 2023 through the TST BOCES New Visions program . Anderson is now continuing with NMSP as a summer intern, working on a soil health project. Read on to...
  • Animal Science
  • Microbiology
  • Agriculture
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Agustin Olivo of Cornell’s Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) defended his PhD dissertation in early June. Read on to learn more about Olivo and his work with nutrient management and greenhouse gas emissions in dairy systems, and to see...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Dairy
Lindsay Ferlito

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As dairy animal welfare specialist with PRO-DAIRY, Lindsay Ferlito will help New York dairy farmers improve dairy welfare and cow comfort on their farms, be compliant with industry animal care program requirements, and work collaboratively with...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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Farmers today need to be able to access and use data if they want to carry out efficient, climate-smart agriculture. But the road to data-driven farming is not an easy one, according to Dr. Miel Hostens, Robert and Anne Everett associate...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture