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Starting this fall, students can choose the new minor, which takes a multidisciplinary approach to help students understand the broad role of ag and food systems in feeding humans and impacting the natural environment.
  • Animal Science
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture
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NextGen Cassava project director Chiedozie Egesi was announced as the 2021 Achiever in Agriculture Award for his work creating a platform to deliver resilient food systems in Nigeria.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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This year the BGRI will host a virtual conference October 6-8 with the theme “Global Resilience: Science, Pandemics, and the Future of Wheat.” The 2021 BGRI Virtual Technical Workshop will explore how nearly two decades of monitoring and responding to wheat rust epidemics can provide lessons for other global disease outbreaks such as COVID-19. Keynote speakers will draw attention to how we can apply the lessons learned from wheat research and epidemic response to other pandemic diseases facing today’s world.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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The pathogen listeria soon may become easier to track down in food recalls, thanks to a new genomic and geological mapping tool created by Cornell food scientists.
  • Food Science
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson scout for harlequin bugs at farm.

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Cooperative Extension in NYC: ‘Uniquely suited to help’
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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From fully autonomous berry harvesters to plant-based lupini bean protein bars, the startups competing for $3 million in prize money at this year’s Grow-NY Food and Agriculture Competition are bringing revolutionary innovations to market.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Entomology
Elected officials cut the ribbon on a new facility.

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A $3.5 million renovation of Jordan Hall on the Cornell AgriTech campus will enable more distance-learning opportunities for entrepreneurs, professionals and workers in New York state’s food and farm economy.
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture