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Food News

A cow in a field


Study: outside livestock production may not be viable in the future due to extreme heat stress
A new paper presents new information on projected increases in extreme heat stress in five of the major domesticated animal species (cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, and pigs) during the present century. Current domesticated livestock niches will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
Lynn Sosnoskie standing in front of a group of people outside next to a weed and talking about it.


Lynn Sosnoskie, assistant professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, is collaborating on a $2 million project to study electric weed control in perennial fruit crops. She is also leading a $325,000 weed management study for hemp. Both...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
  • Agriculture
Winfield Mac sitting at a desk with computers

Field Note

Winfield Mac ’23 spent the summer interning with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ Division of Food Laboratory and shares how the internship helped him apply classroom knowledge to real-world problems.
  • Food
Jeremiah Lazo and fellow interns working in an agriculture field


A new summer internship enables undergraduates across disciplines to learn about organic, restorative and agroecological practices while working at diversified, small-scale farms around New York state.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Organic
Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson scout for harlequin bugs at farm.


Cornell Cooperative Extension supports residents of every borough in New York City, thanks to its long-standing community relationships and faculty research and expertise.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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Want to study food?


John Edgar


Successes and challenges in sustainable coastal fisheries management in the Philippines
Perspectives in Global Development Seminar Series: Fall 2021 About the presenter In July 2018, Mr. John Edgar started his current assignment as the USAID/Philippines Environment Office Chief where he oversees biodiversity, climate resilience...
  • global development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Fish
A female with a baseball cap walks into a cow barn


Have you… been working with the farm transition cow program but want to know more about the how, what and why? wanted to improve the transition cow performance of your herd but need to know where to start? wanted to increase the skills you bring...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
four students in a calf barn are laughing


We are cautiously optimistic that we will be able to send our NYS 4-H Dairy Challenge Team to Harrisburg for the Junior Dairy Management Contest this Fall. There is a $1,000 scholarship available to the highest scoring youth at this contest and...
  • Animal Science
  • New York State 4-H
  • Youth and Families