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Apple orchard

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As part of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s role in strengthening New York State agriculture, we are helping to spread word of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory. The Farm...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Food
Two people sit in a boat on an Adirondack Lake

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In 1975, New York officially recognized the brook trout as the state fish. A favorite of anglers and a symbol of the pristine upstate wilderness, this species also contributes to New York state’s annual $2 billion freshwater fishing industry...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Little Moose Field Station
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
bread loaves

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This is a story about Hannah Rudt ‘23’s reinvigorating connection to the food system during the Covid-19...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
The Boys and Girls Club of Harlem classroom

Field Note

As Community Food Systems minors, students engage with community-based organizations to gain rich, hands-on experiences in the food system. This narrative is a reflection of Hannah Rudt ‘23’s practicum experience with The Boys and Girls Club of...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Food
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Sam Alcaine

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CALS professor turns yogurt byproduct into hard seltzer biz

The brand is a triple threat: it’s an alcoholic beverage with a better nutritional profile, it’s made from material that would otherwise go to waste – and it could eventually act as a model for dairy farmers looking for additional revenue.

  • Food Science
  • Food

News

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition

Field Note

For the past four years, the Chobani Scholars Program has supported students from dairy farming backgrounds who are pursuing careers in dairy. This year, with its new focus on supporting historically underserved students who have a broad set of...

  • Animal Science
  • Food Science
  • Dairy