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Wheat field

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Earlier wheat planting will boost yields in eastern India

Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Cornell summer students walk through a sunny Ho Plaza towards McGraw Tower.

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Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning in the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and global development in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, has been honored for her work to promote age-friendly communities...

  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
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News

New research in biomechanics measures the impact of head-first, hand-first and feet-first diving and the likelihood of injury at different diving heights.

  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Biology
  • Health + Nutrition
Corn plants

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Corrine Brown ’23 is a rising senior majoring in agricultural sciences, with an emphasis in business management and a minor in soil science. She transferred from SUNY Morrisville after her sophomore year to pursue her passion in agricultural...
  • Animal Science
  • Animals
  • Climate Change

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  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Events

Speaker, Dr. Shannon Monnat

Seminar

U.S. Rural Population Health in the Context of Drug Overdoses, COVID-19, and Longer-Term Mortality Trends
Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The U.S. rural mortality penalty is wide and growing. This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Global Development
  • Development
Speaker, Jesus Orozco

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Honduras is one of the five Latin-American countries with the highest malnutrition rate in Latin America. In some rural towns, more than half of the children from 6-60 months are below...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development
Dale Bauman in the field with cows and feed bags.

Lecture

“Nutrition and immunity against infectious diseases— through the lens of vitamin A” A. Catharine Ross, Ph.D. Professor of Nutrition and Physiology Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences The Pennsylvania State...
  • Dairy
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture & Food Systems