SIPS was launched by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 2014 to provide a unifying framework for plant, soil, and agricultural research at Cornell. The five sections are associated with distinct disciplines, graduate fields, and knowledge bases, but are connected by urgent challenges and revolutionary tools relevant to all plant scientists.

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Senior graduates of the Class of 2024

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Agricultural Sciences Major celebrates student leadership
  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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The Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Awards recognized members of the graduate community for their accomplishments, leadership and commitments to advancing efforts around diversity, inclusion, outreach and student engagement.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Microbiology
Christine Smart works in a rhubarb research field

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A little sour, a little sweet, a tiny bit vegetal: New rhubarb cultivars could be a significant boon to the state’s wines, beers, distilled spirits and hard ciders.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Agriculture
  • Food
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With the end of another academic year in sight, we’d like to recognize the CALS undergraduate class of 2024.
  • Animal Science
  • Department of Communication
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
A farmer uses Efficient Vineyard technology

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Every day, vineyard managers from all over the world benefit from The Efficient Vineyard (EV) Project, which provides spatial data, research and information to help growers increase their yield and fruit quality. In operation since 2005, the...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science

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Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation). The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' are members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, an alliance of six sovereign Nations with a historic and contemporary presence on this land. The Confederacy precedes the establishment of Cornell University, New York State, and the United States of America.  We acknowledge the painful history of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' dispossession, and honor the ongoing connection of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' people, past and present, to these lands and waters.