Soil & Crop Sciences contacts

Soil & Crop Sciences Section
School of Integrative Plant Sciences
Cornell University
233 Emerson Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Section Head, Toni DiTommaso  
Phone: (607) 255-5459
Email: ad97 [at] cornell.edu (ad97[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Assistant to the Section Head, Amy Collins
Phone: 607-255-2180
Email: acl10 [at] cornell.edu (acl10[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Senior Financial Reporting Specialist, Kara Gibson
Phone: 607-255-9629
Email: kc947 [at] cornell.edu (kc947[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Director of Graduate Studies: Matt Ryan
1113 Bradfield Hall
607-255-4964
mrr232 [at] cornell.edu (mrr232[at]cornell[dot]edu)

Graduate Field Coordinator: Karin Jantz
Graduate Field Coordinator
233 Emerson Hall
Phone: 607-255-4075
Email: kpg2 [at] cornell.edu (kpg2[at]cornell[dot]edu)

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Tenured and Tenure-track Faculty, Senior Research Associates, Senior Extension Associates, and Senior Lecturers

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These faculty have primary affiliations with other SIPS sections and Cornell units or with USDA-ARS

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Faculty emeriti and other retired academics

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Graduate students in the Field of Soil & Crop Sciences

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Postdoctoral Associates, Research Associates, Extension Associates, and Lecturers

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Staff members support research scientists, maintain greenhouses and research fields, and manage administrative functions

Soil & Crop Sciences News

Senior graduates of the Class of 2024

News

Agricultural Sciences Major celebrates student leadership
  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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One year since Dead & Company’s iconic show at Barton Hall, proceeds from the fundraiser have begun to flow to its climate-fighting recipients.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Cornell researchers and collaborators have developed a new framework that allows scientists to predict crop yield without the need for enormous amounts of high-quality data – which is often scarce in developing countries, especially those facing...

  • Agriculture
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Human urine could be a handy resource in tending home gardens and compost piles, thanks to an interdisciplinary collaboration between two Cornell Engineering students and plant scientist Rebecca Nelson.

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source $20 million to build a new precision X-ray beamline for research on biological and environmental systems.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Plant Biology Section