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Graduate student works with middle school students.

Field Note

Brennan Hyden: Exploring willow’s potential as a sustainable bioenergy crop
Brennan Hyden is a Ph.D. candidate working in the lab of Larry Smart, professor of horticulture at Cornell AgriTech, where his work focuses on using willow as a sustainable bioenergy crop. For his excellence in bioenergy research, Hyden was...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Field Note

A community approach to smallholder farm success in Africa

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Village in a valley in Nepal with mountains in the background

Field Note

Promoting gender equity and social inclusion in Nepal

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Louise Erskine looks off into the distance holding a camera

Field Note

Building Food and Community Solidarity Across North America: A Photo Series

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Group of Malawian farmers pose for picture in a field

Spotlight

A farmer-led approach to food justice
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
Julie Raway picking greens in a large garden

Field Note

Meet Julie Raway: Advancing school nutrition programs across New York state
Julie Raway is a registered dietitian with Broome Tioga BOCES Food Services, a farm to school chair of the New York School Nutrition Association, and a leader of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm to School Program Work Team.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition
Ginny Moore hiking outside up a mountain carrying hiking poles and wearing a hate and backpack

Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Virginia Moore
Academic focus: Breeding for sustainable cropping systems, cover crops, intercropping, polycultures, organic farming systems, Legumes, forages, alfalfa, hemp Research summary: My research focus is on plant breeding for sustainable cropping...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture