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Oliva Godber

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Olivia Godber: Measuring Carbon Footprints for Dairy Farms
Olivia Godber is a postdoctoral research associate, leading the Dairy Sustainability Key Indicators Project in Cornell CALS Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP). Tasked with the mission to examine dairy farms’ environmental footprints...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops
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Field Note

Joe Lawrence is the Dairy Forage System Specialist for Cornell CALS Department of Animal Science PRO-DAIRY. Here he provides insight into the research and extension work accomplished by PRO-DAIRY to evaluate the quality of feeds available on the market for dairy farmers.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
Quirine Ketterings, Olivia Godber, Agustin Olivo and the owners of Whey Street Dairy inspecting cover crops.

News

A $500,000 grant from Chobani to Quirine Ketterings, professor of nutrient management in the Department of Animal Science in Cornell CALS and director of the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP), will allow continued development of...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
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News

During the 2021 season, Annika Rowland, a graduate student in Matthew Ryan’s Sustainable Cropping Systems Lab at Cornell University, conducted preliminary research on the use and efficacy of an inter-row mower in organic soybeans at the Musgrave...
  • Musgrave Research Farm
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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A Cornell-led national network of scientists and farmers is developing new varieties of cover crops that are better adapted to local regions and stressors – changes that could carry a bevy of long-term and sustainable benefits for organic growers.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture

Events

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Field Day

2022 Aurora Farm 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: Effects of tillage and cropping system on deep soil organic carbon Pesticide...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
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Field Day

For seed growers, and other seed professionals Place: NYSIP Foundation Seed Barn, 791 Dryden Rd., Rt. 366, Ithaca, NY 8:30-8:55 Registration, coffee, & networking 8:55 Begin tour 9:00-10:15 Small Grains: Breeding for Quality and Pest Resistance...
  • Field Crops
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Field Day

The 2022 Small Grains Management Field Day is to be held Thursday, June 2nd from 9:30 am - noon at Poormon Farms in Seneca Falls, NY. AGENDA Registration check-in and refreshments, 9:30 – 10 AM View winter wheat and winter barley variety plots...
  • Field Crops
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Meeting

The NYCO planning committee is hosting an on-farm meeting for its second meeting of 2022. Rick and Laura Pedersen of Pedersen Farms in Seneca Castle will host on April 12th at 10 AM. The farm is located at 11798 County Road 4, Seneca Castle, NY...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
  • Vegetables
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Meeting

The NY Certified Organic (NYCO) Discussion Meetings are back for just one meeting this winter and another this spring. The planning committee felt that we could have a safe winter meeting at J Martin Auctions due to the size of the facility...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops