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Photo of Andy Miller in an orange shirt and sunglasses, smiling with the farm in the background.


Established as a dairy farm in 1957, the Osterhoudt family of Genoa, New York, now operates a crop and custom harvest operation. The farm owners, Mark Osterhoudt and his family, and their certified crop adviser and on-farm agronomist Andy Miller...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
a tractor sprinkles rock dust over a tilled farm field


Adding crushed volcanic rock to cropland could play a key role in removing carbon from the air. In a field study, scientists at the University of California, Davis, and Cornell University found the technology stored carbon in the soil even during an extreme drought in California. The study was published in the journal Environmental Research Communications.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
Catharine Young and Benjamin Z. Houlton sit in bright yellow arm chairs talking with "grow-ny" all over the back wall.


The fifth annual Grow-NY Summit will convene food and ag startups and industry players Nov. 14-15 at the Holiday Inn Binghamton Downtown, spotlighting the innovative technologies being developed locally and their impact that spans beyond the...

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Food
A cluster of dark purple and red juneberries on a branch.


Four such delectable berries – honeyberry, juneberry, aronia and elderberry – are being studied at Willsboro Research Farm , which is marking the 10-year anniversary of its specialty fruit trials. These native berries were essential food sources...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Willsboro Research Farm
  • Agriculture

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Cornellians take the stage at global food security dialogue
Hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation in Des Moines, Iowa, global development professionals and foreign governments gathered for bilateral meetings and main stage sessions. Conversations focused on conflict resilience in the food system...
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development


CoE Coffee, Coaching & Connections, presented by the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech, is a monthly series highlighting industry and academic leaders addressing essential topics for food, beverage...
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Cornell AgriTech
Student pets goat at 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