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News

Diane Bailey to head Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture
Diane Bailey, the Geri Gay Professor of Communication, has begun a three-year term as director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture (CIDA). She plans to maintain current programming while improving outreach to the Global South, to...
  • Digital Agriculture
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News

Sorghum growers across Africa’s dry-land regions face a common, relentless foe — striga. This parasitic plant attacks the root of millets like sorghum, devastating the plant’s yield and endangering food security for rural communities which...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Field Note

This past spring, undergraduate students at SUNY Morrisville in Dr. Jennifer Gilbert Jenkins’ Soil Fertility course connected classroom knowledge about soil health and sustainability with actual farm assessments. They utilized the Nutrient Mass...
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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News

  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Climate
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News

The Feed the Future Insect-Resistant Eggplant Partnership is funded by a five-year $10 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as part of Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Events

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Meeting

2022 New York Certified Organic Meeting Series
The NY Certified Organic (NYCO) Discussion Meetings are back for just one meeting this winter and another this spring. The planning committee felt that we could have a safe winter meeting at J Martin Auctions due to the size of the facility...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
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Webinar

On behalf of Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cornell Cooperative Extension, we are pleased to announce the 5th Empire State Barley and Malt Summit to be offered virtually and free to all on December 16th, 2021 from 9:30 AM...
  • Field Crops
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • plant pathology and plant-microbe biology
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Webinar

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Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell AgriTech and the School of Integrative Plant Science have organized a series of 6 webinars on weed identification and control to be offered on Wednesdays in 2022. They will occur from February 2nd to March...
  • Field Crops