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Agriculture News

Ben Houlton and Ram Ramanathan stand together

News

Houlton to Vatican climate summit: Ag is ‘most powerful weapon’

At last week’s Vatican climate change meeting, Ben Houlton (CALS) spoke on how the global agricultural sector could remove large volumes of atmospheric carbon.

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Department of Global Development
Christine Smart works in a rhubarb research field

News

A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
A group of students take a photo in front of the Ezra Cornell statue on the Arts Quad.

News

With the end of another academic year in sight, we’d like to recognize the CALS undergraduate class of 2024.
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Communication
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
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Field Note

Amidst farm fields and dairy barns, an agricultural revolution is underway — with algorithms, sensors, and automation changing the face of farming. Martin Perez '25, a doctoral student in animal science at Cornell University, works at the...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

Postdoctoral Research Associate Jasdeep Singh of the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) is researching the impacts of soil health practices on corn silage yield, soil health indicators, and greenhouse gas emissions. In Central New...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Field Crops
  • Dairy
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Events

Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture

Exhibit

Art of Agriculture
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
interseeded cover crop in corn

Meeting

New York Certified Organic’s annual farmer-to-farmer meetings are designed to help local farmers make connections and build relationships to help them succeed. Optional Registration: To receive updates on possible weather-related changes...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • PRO-DAIRY
interseeded cover crop in corn

Meeting

New York Certified Organic’s annual farmer-to-farmer meetings are designed to help local farmers make connections and build relationships to help them succeed. Register online or by leaving a message at (315) 787-2432. For additional information...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • PRO-DAIRY