News

soybeans in cover crop

News

New no-till guide for organic soybean production
Farmers interested in using the rolled cover crop organic no-till soybean system can now find techniques and tips in the new guide produced by the Sustainable Cropping Systems Lab at Cornell University. The guide is by Matt Ryan of Cornell...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Agriculture
Beginning Farmer Training Program members harvesting in a field

Field Note

What kind of education or experience has prepared you for running the Beginning Farmer Training Program? Like many new farmers, when I got started, I was a generation removed from farming. I didn’t grow up surrounded by agriculture, but I would...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops
Farmers on a tractor planting chickpeas in a field

News

A Schuyler County-Cornell pilot project could help New York farmers diversify their crops and give regional food manufacturers a cost-effective source for the popular legume.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science

News

On April 15–16, scholars, activists and practitioners from around the world will meet to explore plantations’ deep-rooted legacies – including racial inequality, dispossession and climate change – in a Conversation on the Plantationocene.

  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops
Ginny Moore hiking outside up a mountain carrying hiking poles and wearing a hate and backpack

Spotlight

Academic focus: Breeding for sustainable cropping systems, cover crops, intercropping, polycultures, organic farming systems, Legumes, forages, alfalfa, hemp Research summary: My research focus is on plant breeding for sustainable cropping...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture

Events

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Meeting

Cornell Field Crop Dealer Meeting
The annual Field Crop Dealer Meeting will again be held virtually this year providing the opportunity for more people to attend. It is again being held in conjunction with the annual CCA Conference. The program will consist of a cross-section of...
  • Field Crops
  • Research
Farmers in field with cows

Field Day

Participants will tour the listed fields in the West Groton area before the meeting then bring questions and comments to the meeting at the Scheffler’s farm. Our focus will be on annual forages, small grains, soybeans, and corn, but welcome...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
  • Dairy
rolled crimped cover crop

Field Day

The 2021 Cornell Field Crops annual field day will be held August 12th highlighting the latest field crops research across CALS and providing an opportunity for in-person exchange of ideas and experiences. This year's program offers a wide...
  • Field Crops
  • Musgrave Research Farm