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Agriculture News

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News

New book helps farmers outsmart their weeds
Cornell and USDA scientists have produced the definitive guide to understanding agricultural weeds and how to manage them efficiently, effectively and ecologically. The 416-page book, “Manage Weeds on Your Farm: A Guide to Ecological Strategies...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
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News

The Chicago-based startup Every Body Eat, which produces food free of the 14 most common allergens, took home $1 million in the third annual Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition, led by Cornell.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
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News

As Puerto Rico continues to build back from hurricanes Irma and Maria amid intensifying climatic changes, a joint project between Cornell and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPRM) will prepare agricultural students to develop skills...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Field Note

Johannes Lehmann, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science and the Department of Global Development, is at the forefront of research on biochar, a form of charcoal created by heating biomass (like manure or...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture
Quirine Ketterings, Olivia Godber, Agustin Olivo and the owners of Whey Street Dairy inspecting cover crops.

News

A $500,000 grant from Chobani to Quirine Ketterings, professor of nutrient management in the Department of Animal Science in Cornell CALS and director of the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP), will allow continued development of...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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Events

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Webinar

2021 Virtual Empire State Barley and Malt Summit
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
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Workshop

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The Cornell University Soil Health program will offer a virtual advanced soil health course for practitioners, educators, and students worldwide December 5-14, 2021. This advanced soil health course offering is comprehensively designed as an...
  • Soil
  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources