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Plant News

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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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Researchers at Cornell have discovered a new grape downy mildew resistance gene – giving the wine and grape industry a powerful new tool to combat this devastating disease.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Established as a dairy farm in 1957, the Osterhoudt family of Genoa, New York, now operates a crop and custom harvest operation. The farm owners, Mark Osterhoudt and his family, and their certified crop adviser and on-farm agronomist Andy Miller...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Robin Wall Kimmerer


Ecologist, MacArthur “genius grant” winner and bestselling author Robin Wall Kimmerer, who has written about Indigenous people’s relationship with the land, will visit campus on Nov. 1

  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
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Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement workshop welcomes global scientists
  • Plants
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • School of Integrative Plant Science


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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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