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Food News

Christine Smart works in a rhubarb research field

News

High stalks: Could rhubarb be New York state’s next big crop?

A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
A man in a lab coat loads a blue tube into a metal chamber labeled "Hiperbaric High Pressure Processing."

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Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Beverages
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Field Note

Amidst farm fields and dairy barns, an agricultural revolution is underway — with algorithms, sensors, and automation changing the face of farming. Martin Perez '25, a doctoral student in animal science at Cornell University, works at the...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Field Note

Postdoctoral Research Associate Jasdeep Singh of the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) is researching the impacts of soil health practices on corn silage yield, soil health indicators, and greenhouse gas emissions. In Central New...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Field Crops
  • Dairy
A white mealybug crawls on a leaf

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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Events

Student pets goat at Art of Agriculture

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

Workshop

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This farm tour, presented by Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY and Cornell Cooperative Extension, will be offered on two dates at two locations: 1 to 3 PM | March 27, 2024 Stein Farms 8343 Gully Rd LeRoy, NY 1 to 3 PM | March 28, 2024 Fessenden Dairy 1049...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy

Webinar

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Two webinars on dairy greenhouse gas (GHG), sponsored by Northeast Dairy Producers Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension, PRO-DAIRY, and NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets were offered in March 2024. Quantifying nutrient balances and...
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy