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News

Micronutrients on the Cob
Michael A. Gore, professor and chair of the School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, and collaborators are working to create an open-source digital ecosystem to optimize food crops, starting with maize, with help...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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News

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Long Island Research & Extension Center
  • Agriculture
Steven Beers

News

Steven Vincent Beer, professor emeritus of plant pathology who made pathbreaking discoveries about plant immunity to bacterial disease, died Jan. 12.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Plants
Rows of grape vines in a field at Cornell AgriTech Gates farm.

News

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, in partnership with Cornell AgriTech, has launched a revitalized grapevine certification program to provide growers in New York and North America with clean, virus-tested plant material...

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Plants
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News

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, visited Cornell Aug. 29 to champion agricultural conservation and climate-smart farming provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act and highlight related research and...

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Horticulture Section
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Events

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Meeting

Field Crop Dealer Meeting
The 2022 Field Crop Dealer Meeting is being held on Wednesday, November 30th again as part of the larger annual Certified Crop Adviser Conference. The Field Crop Dealer Meeting will feature four topics relevant to field crop growers, dealers...
  • Field Crops
  • Soil
Uma Lele

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development Seminar Series: Spring 2022 The Sustainable Development Goals are off track. The prospects of the SDGs being realized by 2030 are bleak. The rapid pace of consistent decline in poverty and hunger until 2015 had...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Plants
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Workshop

As part of the inaugural visit, newly appointed A.D. White Professor-at-Large Bram Govaerts, Director General of CIMMYT headquartered in Mexico, is joined by Neema Kudva, Anna Davidson, Prabhu Pingali and Mario Herrero to discuss university...
  • Plants
  • environment