A yellow colored moth on purple grapes

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Research explores how grape pests sniff out berries
A new study , published Nov. 21 in the Journal of Chemical Ecology, investigates how these pests find their target amid a sea of other plants in the landscape. The researchers originally hypothesized that grapes might have a unique profile of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology

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RealEats wins $1M top prize in Grow-NY business competition

RealEats was one of seven finalists to take home prize money during the Grow-NY Food and Ag Summit, held Nov. 12-13 at the Joseph A. Floreano Riverside Convention Center in Rochester. The competition, which will also be held in 2020 and 2021,...

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food
A man holding a large pallet of tomatoes in one hand and picking through tomato plants for additional tomatoes

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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
A man and woman standing with their back to a barn with small goats at their feed

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CCE connects local farms, foodies through Taste NY
Owners John and Dawn Alfano have fed their 19 dairy goats a breakfast of sweet feed mixed with black sunflower seeds before releasing them to a hillside paddock, where they sunned themselves in dappled grass, snacked on crispy golden maple...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
A person kneeling on a dirt ground holding a head of broccoli

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Eastern Broccoli Project on track to meet $100M goal
“I think we’re going to hit it,” said Thomas Björkman , Cornell professor of horticulture and the project’s principal investigator. Between 2012 and 2017, the number of New York state broccoli farms increased from 290 to 535, and the number of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section