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The past few years have seen a noticeable increase in the number of people choosing to grow food in their backyards. Eighteen million new gardeners have joined the ranks of seasoned veterans planting and harvesting homegrown food. Seed catalogs...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Collage of presenters at Operations Managers Conference 2023


The 2023 Operations Managers Conference, held January 31 and February 1 in East Syracuse, NY, drew an engaged crowd of middle managers and industry leaders. Over 200 people attended, 45 percent of who were dairy farm owners, managers and...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science