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News

NMSP curriculum engages NYC high school students in sustainable agriculture
In a science classroom in New York City, a group of high school seniors gathered around a table and analyzed nutrient cycling data from a farm in upstate New York. Together, they outlined a plan to support the farm’s nutrient management needs...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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Spotlight

Jasdeep Singh recently joined the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) , a program within the animal science department, as a postdoctoral fellow. Since coming to Cornell, he has focused on facilitating Cornell University’s part in the Dairy...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops
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News

New maps, made from a global dataset of crop residues, reveal areas where biochar may be sustainably produced, offering a path to lowering atmospheric carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Climate Change
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News

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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A new paper shows that promised yield increases at a global scale from increasing organic carbon in soils would be negligible with current technologies and optimal management practices.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Soil
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Events

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement Global Poster Showcase

Exhibit

Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement's Global Poster Showcase
Location: Mann Library 102 Date and Time: Thursday, October 12 from 3-5 p.m. You are invited to a poster session featuring researchers from across the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement's network of Centers of Innovation. Hear...
  • school of integrative plant science
  • Plants
  • Department of Global Development

Seminar

CoE Coffee, Coaching & Connections, presented by the New York State Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech, is a monthly series highlighting industry and academic leaders addressing essential topics for food, beverage...
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Cornell AgriTech
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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