A dairy farm on a summer day


Cornell CALS releases new white paper focusing on 2020 NYS food and farm COVID-19 effects
In this series of nine discussion papers, Cornell CALS experts seek to provide perspectives and insights on the impact of COVID-19 to selected agricultural sectors. Their goals are to assist in bringing a greater understanding of the effects of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute
Two cows standing in a barn


Livestock are integral to the livelihoods of smallholder farmers
Most of us have heard the statistics about how livestock are bad for the climate and the environment: within agriculture, livestock production is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions; over-grazing can harm wildlife habitats and reduce...
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development


Animal Science Excellence Fund honors faculty legacy, supports students

The legacy of Jerrie Gavalchin will live on, due in part to a new memorial fund established this past summer in her honor. Gavalchin, associate professor of animal science, died May 3 in a bicycling accident near her home in Groton, NY. The...

  • Animal Science
  • Animals
A student sitting at a table with an egg burrito on a paper plate


‘Egg-Vengers’ battling local food insecurity
The team – dubbed the “Egg-Vengers” – has set up a system to collect hundreds of surplus eggs from the Cornell Poultry Farm and donate them to area food pantries each week. They also are hatching a plan to serve breakfast burritos to Cornell...
  • Animal Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition