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LEAD New York Program Accepting Applications

Lead NY
Published: 
February 23, 2017
The leadership development program for adult professionals in the food, agricultural and natural resource industries is now accepting applications for its newest class of leaders.

Climate Change in Vietnam Spurs Students to Speak Up

Published: 
February 22, 2017
Ten students from across Cornell spent two weeks of their winter break on a journey through Vietnam, listening to farmers and community members and seeing the effects of climate change firsthand.

Cornell Inaugurates New Seed Systems Initiative in Nepal

Published: 
February 22, 2017
More than 200 farmers, representatives from Cornell's Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat project, and the Nepal government gathered for the inauguration of the Seed Systems for Nepal initiative Jan. 23.

Rural Sociologist Harold Capener Dies at 97

Published: 
February 22, 2017
Professor Emeritus Harold Rigby Capener, Ph.D ’51, who chaired the Department of Rural Sociology from 1966 to 1976, died Oct. 13, 2016. He was 97.

Northeast Drought Workshop, Feb. 27

Published: 
February 22, 2017
The Northeast Regional Climate Center is partnering with NOAA and the National Integrated Drought Information System to host an assessment of drought in the Northeast.

Salmonella Food Poisoning Could Damage Your DNA

Published: 
February 21, 2017
Salmonella food poisoning wallops you for several days, but new research by Cornell food scientists indicates that some of its serotypes – variations of the bacterial species – can have permanent repercussions. It may damage your DNA.

Maize Study Finds Genes That Help Crops Adapt to Change

Published: 
February 14, 2017
A new study analyzed close to 4,500 maize varieties bred and grown by farmers from 35 countries in the Americas to identify more than 1,000 genes driving large-scale adaptation to the environment.

Sioux Leader to Speak on Dakota Access Pipeline Feb. 16

Published: 
February 10, 2017
David Archambault, chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation, will talk on Standing Rock: The Violation of Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Thursday, Feb. 16, 3:30 p.m., in Room 146 Stocking Hall.

Undergrads Gain from Service-Learning Trip to Louisiana

Published: 
February 9, 2017
Thirteen undergraduate students and Bryan Duff, senior lecturer in the School of Integrative Plant Science, traveled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over winter break to teach video production to elementary school students.

Dairy Team Wins Food Safety Leadership Award

Published: 
February 9, 2017
The Dairy Foods Extension team received the inaugural Food Safety Leadership Award from the International Dairy Foods Association Jan. 30 for the team's work to enhance food safety.

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