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Senator Gillibrand speaks at a podium

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Sen. Gillibrand touts funds for climate-smart farming

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
Breeders from the Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria and local farmers review sorghum crop in Costa Rica.

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A partnership from the Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement seeks to improve sorghum breeding in Senegal and Costa Rica.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Doctoral students Aleah Butler-Jones '19, left, and Maria Gannett, M.S. '16 practice with other Cornell graduate students at a hotel parking lot the night before the weed competition.

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Cornell’s undergraduate Weed Team won first place, while Megan Wittmeyer ’22 earned a top individual award, at the Northeastern Weed Science Society Collegiate Weed Science Contest.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Doctoral student Maria Gannett practices a walking cadence with a sprayer full of water.

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For the students on the Cornell Weed Team, who face endless marijuana wisecracks from nonscientists, competing in the Northeastern Weed Science Society’s tournament in Guelph is no joke.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops

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
First 20 participants from separate households will recieve a free copy of Managing Cover Crops Profitability!

Field Day

Join members of Cornell's New York Soil Health Team, Cayuga and Tompkins Soil and Water Districts, and King's AgriSeeds/Cayuga Ag Enterprises to view and discuss cover crops. We have 24 large cover crop plots to walk through, and we'll have...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops

Field Day

Join Harvest NY, The Cornell Capital Area Agriculture & Horticulture Program, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County on a full day “Field to Pint Tour” in Columbia and Green Counties. The tour will provide the opportunity to meet...
  • Field Crops
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
wheat growing in agricultural field with people in background

Field Day

The date for the annual Cornell Field Crop research field day has been set for Thursday, August 18th at Musgrave Research Farm in Aurora, NY. The program will include: Kirsten Workman, Bhupinder Jatana, and Perejitei Bekewe: Nutrient Management...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
agricultural field with varying crops growing

Field Day

Visit the Hudson Valley Farm Hub on Aug 4, 2022 (rain date Aug 11) for a field day about organic no-till crop production targeted at field crop farmers in the region. Talks by researchers and growers will discuss cover and cash crops sequences...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops