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Agriculture News

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Field Note

Will Salamone ’22: A whole-farm approach to dairy sustainability
Will Salamone ’22 was first exposed to agriculture mowing the lawn of a neighboring dairy farm. Years later, a Cornell class in Whole-Farm Nutrient Management (ANSC4120) and a joint summer internship between the Nutrient Management Spear Program...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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News

A Cornell researcher has completed a decades-long program to develop new varieties of tomato that naturally resist pests and limit transfer of viral disease by insects.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Nikoloz Lomsadze in a field of mixed barley and wheat

News

Maslins, or mixtures of grains planted and eaten together, have fed humans for millennia. Now nearly forgotten, they can adapt in real time to unpredictable weather and extreme weather.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Agriculture
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News

A new study identifies the genetic underpinnings for why broccoli heads become abnormal when it’s hot, providing insight into effects of climate-induced warming for all crops and pointing the way for breeding heat-resistant new varieties.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Agriculture

Field Note

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Over the last 20 years, the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) has worked with dairy farmers across New York state to employ research aimed at reducing agricultural operations’ environmental footprint.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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Events

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Meeting

2023 New York Certified Organic (NYCO) field crops meeting
The New York Certified Organic (NYCO) dairy and field crops farmer-to-farmer meetings will finally return to the Jordan Hall auditorium on the Cornell AgriTech campus in Geneva. The meetings had been held in this location for many years, but...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • IPM
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Meeting

Weed biology explained and how to exploit weed vulnerabilities to develop a cultural weed management plan and improve the effectiveness of herbicides. Topics: Weed Biology and Weed Vulnerabilities Weed Seedbanks and Seed Predators to Reduce...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
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Webinar

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A Weekly Webinar Series Five consecutive Thursdays: February 23 – March 30 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Field Crops