News

Nikoloz Lomsadze in a field of mixed barley and wheat

News

Ancient farming strategy holds promise for climate resilience

Maslins, or mixtures of grains planted and eaten together, have fed humans for millennia. Now nearly forgotten, they can adapt in real time to unpredictable weather and extreme weather.

  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Agriculture

Field Note

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Over the last 20 years, the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP) has worked with dairy farmers across New York state to employ research aimed at reducing agricultural operations’ environmental footprint.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
Attendees sit in a ballroom and listen to a presenter at the Empire State Barley and Malt Summit

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Farmers, brewers, distillers and researchers gathered for the sixth annual Empire State Barley and Malt Summit, to celebrate successes and plan for the future of New York’s growing craft brewery and distillery industries.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Field Note

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
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

Events

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Meeting

2023 New York Certified Organic (NYCO) field crops meeting
The New York Certified Organic (NYCO) dairy and field crops farmer-to-farmer meetings will finally return to the Jordan Hall auditorium on the Cornell AgriTech campus in Geneva. The meetings had been held in this location for many years, but...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • IPM
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Meeting

Weed biology explained and how to exploit weed vulnerabilities to develop a cultural weed management plan and improve the effectiveness of herbicides. Topics: Weed Biology and Weed Vulnerabilities Weed Seedbanks and Seed Predators to Reduce...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
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Webinar

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A Weekly Webinar Series Five consecutive Thursdays: February 23 – March 30 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Field Crops
wooden sign

Meeting

The New York Certified Organic (NYCO) dairy and field crops farmer-to-farmer meetings will finally return to the Jordan Hall auditorium on the Cornell AgriTech campus in Geneva. The meetings had been held in this location for many years, but...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic
  • PRO-DAIRY
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Seminar

Processing Grains and Growing for New Markets Topics: Understanding & Comparing Grain Mills & Their Flour – roller, stone, & impact mills - Andrew Ross, Oregon State Univ. De-hulling & Rolling Grains: spelt, emmer, einkorn, oats and buckwheat -...
  • Field Crops
  • Organic