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Agriculture News

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News

The CHVRL, founded in 1923, is a successful public-private partnership between Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and local fruit and vegetable farmer members of the nonprofit Farmer’s Alliance for Research and Management...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
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News

The United Nations General Assembly declared every October 15, as the International Day of Rural Women. This day is dedicated to celebrating the achievements and contributions of millions of women living in remote, rural places towards rural...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

Run by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the van brings fresh, local produce to communities with few other options for healthy and affordable food.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Vegetables
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Spotlight

Meet Wendong Zhang, assistant professor of applied economics and policy, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
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Events

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Field Note

Kate McHale ‘24: Advocating for youth empowerment and nutrition policy
Meet Kate McHale’24, an undergraduate in Global Development who is on a mission to increase youth engagement specifically as it relates to nutrition. As an eight-year alumna and current student leader of 4-H, Kate advocates for youth’s voices in...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

The robots will roll through vineyards and gather data to allow breeders and growers to evaluate their crop leaf by leaf, in real time, down to the chemical level.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

In 2022, five students from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez spent their summer at Cornell for an intensive internship with faculty from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture