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Agriculture News

Woman attends hunger, nutrition and health conference.

Field Note

Kate McHale ‘24: Advocating for youth empowerment and nutrition policy
Meet Kate McHale’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to increase youth engagement specifically as it relates to nutrition. As an eight-year alumna and current student leader of 4-H, Kate advocates for youth’s voices in...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
A man and a woman standing in the middle of field with a robot between them.

News

The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

In 2022, five students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez spent their summer at Cornell for an intensive internship with faculty from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture
Milo prunes tomoatoes

News

Vella, a CALS Community Food Systems Minor and Robert S. Harrison College Scholar in the College of Arts & Sciences, spent his summer gardening for the Big Pine Paiute Tribal Environmental Department and the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
people in tractor

Field Note

The Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) works with farmers, farm advisors and state agencies to conduct research and advise on the nutrient management of field crops across New York State. This summer, the program welcomed Dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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Events

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Meeting

Field Crop Dealer Meeting
The 2022 Field Crop Dealer Meeting is being held on Wednesday, November 30th again as part of the larger annual Certified Crop Adviser Conference. The Field Crop Dealer Meeting will feature four topics relevant to field crop growers, dealers...
  • Field Crops
  • Soil
Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture

Exhibit

Join Sigma Alpha, professional agricultural sorority, on the Arts Quad to learn more about agriculture! Experience student groups, research labs, and agricultural outreach organizations representing a wide array of opportunities and careers in...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Animals
wooden sign

Meeting

The NYCO planning committee is hosting an on-farm meeting for its second meeting of 2022. Rick and Laura Pedersen of Pedersen Farms in Seneca Castle will host on April 12th at 10 AM. The farm is located at 11798 County Road 4, Seneca Castle, NY...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
  • Vegetables