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Twenty people, men women and children, gather plants at the head of a river.

News

Dead & Company concert funds $800K for new climate solutions

One year since Dead & Company’s iconic show at Barton Hall, proceeds from the fundraiser have begun to flow to its climate-fighting recipients.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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News

There are an estimated 10 quintillion insects (that’s 10 plus 17 zeroes) on planet earth and, with the exception of our beloved pollinators, they get mostly bad press: Mosquitoes that spread malaria, ticks that cause Lyme disease, and invasive...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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News

  • Landscape Architecture
  • Landscape
  • Land
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News

Cornell researchers and collaborators have developed a new framework that allows scientists to predict crop yield without the need for enormous amounts of high-quality data – which is often scarce in developing countries, especially those facing...

  • Agriculture
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Researchers at the Hudson Valley Research Laboratory – part of Cornell AgriTech – are working to identify effective strategies that the region’s fruit growers can use to fight the invasive spotted lanternfly.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Hudson Valley Lab
  • Environment
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Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Steven Mana'oakamai Johnson
Academic focus: Ocean conservation and social-ecological systems. Research summary: I study the relationship between people and the ocean, ranging from Indigenous Pacific Islander communities traditionally managing coral reefs to geopolitical...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Development Sociology
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Spotlight

For human and environmental health, it has to be, says Kristan Reed, assistant professor of animal science.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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Spotlight

With creative, collaborative thinking, says Yu Jiang, assistant professor of systems engineering and data analytics in SIPS.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Agriculture