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Seven CALS faculty, staff members receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards

Seven CALS faculty and professional staff members have been selected for the 2019-20 State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Visit the Cornell Chronicle, for the complete list of all sixteen faculty and...

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Natural Resources
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Field Note

Anastashia Alfred ‘20: A journey of academics, athletics and volunteerism

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development

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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
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Going remote: Food science students find new ways to support industry partners
With the help of Bruno Xavier, senior extension associate at the Cornell Food Venture Center, students in Food Science 4000 were able to translate virtual education challenges into an opportunity to think outside of the box. Thanks to student ingenuity, members of the food industry were able to find solutions for a variety of production challenges.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Field Note

Bringing AgriTech's applied chemical ecology lab home
When Cornell AgriTech began implementing social distancing strategies and closing lab spaces in March, research associate Camila Filgueiras and her lab group wondered how they could maintain critical projects while making sure they minimized the use of lab spaces and contact with other researchers. Their solution was to move part of the lab to Filgueiras' basement, which has conditions that are perfect for the research of entomopathogenic nematodes.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Entomology

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State Integrated Pest Management welcomes new director

Alejandro Calixto became director of New York State Integrated Pest Managment (NYSIPM) at Cornell AgriTech in may. Calixto brings experience with the Land Grant system and mission from extension and research appointments in the Texas A&M University System focused on ecology and management of urban and agricultural insect pests. His expertise will be an asset to growers across New York state.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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CALS Magazine

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AgriTech Center of Excellence helps food, ag startups thrive
Since September 2018, the Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture has supported more than 75 small, New York state-based companies. In this feature story, read about how the center has helped three of those businesses thrive.
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Craft Beverage Institute