Cornell CALS' response to COVID-19 

CALS is closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 and following steps the university is taking to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our community. As part of this action, the majority of CALS offices are currently on remote work plans. Review all college communications and available resources for students, faculty and staff.

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Cross-campus effort rushes 3D-printed gear to Weill Cornell
“On Twitter I’d heard about how people are 3D printing face masks, so I decided to blast email all of the engineering department chairs to see if anybody knew of anybody who had printers or availability to print,” said Kuceyeski, who also leads...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Disease
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Cornell AgriTech donates personal protective equipment to Finger Lakes Health
“Our mission has always been to help New Yorkers, and given current circumstances, we are finding new ways to do that,” said Larry Smart, associate director of Cornell AgriTech. “Because the health of Geneva community members is important, we...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Health + Nutrition
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Cornell helping NYS wineries craft sustainable future
Younger consumers aren’t engaging with it like their older peers, and are drinking less in general, but sustainably produced wine could change that. According to a 2019 Wine Intelligence consumer survey, sustainable wine had the highest future...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Plant parasites cause lasting genetic changes
When ground-dwelling parasites munch on the roots of plants, they don’t just damage the roots: They trigger chemical changes in the plant itself.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture
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Bumblebees hate pumpkin pollen, which may help pumpkins
A new study shows that pumpkin pollen can lower bumblebees' defenses and prevent their eggs and larvae from maturing.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Food