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Agriculture News

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News

Bringing data science to the animal science world
Farmers today need to be able to access and use data if they want to carry out efficient, climate-smart agriculture. But the road to data-driven farming is not an easy one, according to Dr. Miel Hostens, Robert and Anne Everett associate...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Dairy

News

Community gardeners, farmers, and advocates from across New York state gathered on April 27 for the 8th annual spring urban agriculture conference at Edison Tech High School in Rochester. The conference, organized by the Rochester Urban Ag...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
Daniel G. Sisler holding a fish.

News

An anonymous donor has made a threefold gift to the Department of Global Development in honor of Sisler: a new professorship, learning fund and student hub.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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News

Damaged grape berries combined with vinegar flies are a recipe for promoting sour rot, a disease that lowers vineyard yields and wine quality.

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Fruits
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News

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
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Events

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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
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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