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Agriculture News

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News

Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement boosts climate resilience, nutrition in West Africa
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement works with smallholder farmers and rural populations in West Africa to develop sustainable crop innovations that address climate change and other social challenges.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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News

Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new study.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
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News

The funding aims to help the U.S. dairy industry become carbon neutral while supporting farmers’ livelihoods and will measure greenhouse gas emissions at a working New York dairy.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Planet
Leah Nandudu stands outside in a cassava field

Field Note

NextGen Cassava Fellow Leah Nandudu is applying her passion for plant science to improve lives for smallholder cassava farmers around the world.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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News

When Lou Walcer ’74 stepped into the new business incubator in Weill Hall 10 years ago, he saw opportunity. Now, the center has enjoyed a decade of success.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
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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