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Steven Beers

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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.

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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
Senator Gillibrand speaks at a podium

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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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This summer, international agriculture and rural development major Jensen Njagi ’25 interned for Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Conservation Biocontrol on Urban Farms in New York City project. This three-year project is designed to help urban...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Growth beyond the field: Summer interns explore extension for NYS dairy
The Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) works with farmers, farm advisors and state agencies to conduct research and advise on the nutrient management of field crops across New York State. This summer, the program welcomed Dairy...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Two students outside adjusting a plant, which has been planted in a toilet.

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More than a dozen students are taking part in the 2022 Cornell Biennial, which aims to serve as an anchor for the arts at Cornell and bring artists from around the world to campus.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Global Development
Headshot of Taylor Ferebee

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Taylor Ferebee is a doctoral candidate in computational biology from Hampton, Virginia. She attended Roanoke College for her bachelor’s and Clemson University for her master’s and now studies the implementation and redesign of mathematical...
  • Computational Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Crops