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Agriculture News

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News

Cheap, user-friendly smartphone app predicts vineyard yields
The new method allows a grower to use a smartphone to video grape vines while driving a tractor or walking through the vineyard at night. Growers may then upload their video to a server to process the data. The system relies on computer-vision...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Field Note

Meet Becky O'Connor: Connecting NYS schools and local food producers
What kind of education or experience has prepared you for working with farm to school?  In the summer of 2010, I was preparing to begin a Master of Science program in nutrition and dietetics to become a Registered Dietician Nutritionist. I...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition
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Field Note

Expanding career opportunities with LeadNY
Lead NY is for committed leaders in the agriculture and food sectors who wish to step up and make a difference in their community. Whitney Beaman, a member of LeadNY's current class 18, reflects on her career journey from food science to...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

Tanzanian farmers boost diets with sustainable methods
The farmers experimented with practices introduced to them by Malawian farmers and Tanzanian and American scientists, decided which ones to incorporate within their own farms, and met monthly to share experiences and problem-solve. The three...
  • Atkinson Center
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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News

In Memorium: Chuck Mohler
Charles “Chuck” Leon Mohler (73), senior research associate in the Section of Soil and Crop Sciences, School of Integrative Plant Science, at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died April 1, 2021. Dr. Mohler was born in Salem...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Organic
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Events

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Seminar

Acceleration of the African agriculture transformation: Key role of private sector actors
Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 Before COVID-19, several African economies were fast growing, with high levels of Foreign Direct investment. Much like the rest of the world, African economies were hit hard...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Webinar

El Programa de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas de la Universidad de Cornell y la clínica Finger Lakes Community Health está organizando los siguientes dos eventos virtuales gratuitos (uno en inglés y el otro en español) con el Dr. Canario y...
  • Cornell Farmworker Program
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
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Webinar

The Cornell Farmworker Program and Finger Lakes Community Health co-sponsor two free webinars (one in English and another in Spanish) with Dr. José Canario, and Ellen Hey, NP. We invite you to this one-hour English webinar to discuss the...
  • Cornell Farmworker Program
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development