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Indian women’s nutrition suffered during COVID-19 lockdown
The 2020 nationwide lockdown India imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions that negatively impacted women’s nutrition, according to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
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Eventually, these findings could lead to a reliable CRISPR-Cas system that allows scientists to insert larger cargoes of genetic information into cells with more precision than current techniques allow, with far-reaching implications for...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Biology
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Breeding Insight, a new program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture through Cornell University, will share latest tools with breeders in the U.S.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Farmers markets and roadside stands are more successful in communities with more nonprofits, social enterprises and creative industries, according to a new study.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
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Zhao, who spent eight years as director of Michigan State’s Environmental Science and Policy Program, will begin his appointment at Cornell on July 1. “Jinhua is a top-notch scholar, has an excellent track record as an administrator, and...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
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Events

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Seminar

Perspectives in International Development Seminar Series: Spring 2021 The agri-food system of today will have to evolve to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, and more beyond. What are the lessons from the past in exercising leadership...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • agriculture
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Webinar

Co-sponsored by Cornell CALS and the New York Farm Bureau The pandemic has had a devastating impact on many New York farmers. While the full economic impact of COVID-19 and USDA assistance is yet to be fully understood, this online forum...
  • food
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics