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Shayla Salzman examing Zamia furfuracea ovulate cones


Humidity is as important as scent in attracting pollinators to a plant, new Cornell-led research finds, advancing basic biology and opening new avenues to support agriculture.

  • Neurobiology and Behavior
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Dave Walczak, operations manager of Eden Valley Growers co-op in Eden, New York, checks on Brussels sprouts growing on 2,000 acres of co-op members’ farmland.


Cornell’s Center for Regional Economic Advancement has been named a key partner in establishing a Regional Food Business Center to help farmers and food businesses access new markets and available federal, state and local resources.

  • Agriculture
  • Food
  • Development
Fred Lee working on his farm


Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet, and its free, confidential consultants, helped change his life and his business.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
Monifa Morgan-Bell, program assistant for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement, is recognized for paying it forward while fostering and promoting Cornell’s ideals and values. Morgan-Bell is pictured in the garden area behind Warren Hall.


In recognition of her support of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement, Monifa Morgan-Bell earned the Award for Staff Integrity and Inclusion, given twice a year by the Employee Assembly and presented at an award ceremony.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture

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CoE Coffee, Coaching & Connections: How technology is shaping the future of food
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
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This meeting was originally scheduled for March 14 and has been rescheduled to April 4. New York Certified Organic (NYCO) meetings include farmer-to-farmer discussions of any current challenges and potential solutions. The April 4 meeting will...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • IPM