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News

Everett Donald Markwardt, M.S. ’51, a leader in reforms that modernized agricultural outreach and support across the Northeast, has died at the age of 100.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Agriculture
Ronnie Coffman

News

Ronnie Coffman, a pathbreaking plant breeder and scientific leader who for five decades has confronted issues of famine and food insecurity in some of the poorest and most remote places in the world, will become professor emeritus on August 16.
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

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CALS globally recognized faculty are the cornerstone of our reputation as a premier institution of scientific learning. Support CALS faculty working on a multitude of issues around 21st century agri-food systems.

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Scholarship is critical to ensuring that the cost of a CALS education stays within reach of deserving students, regardless of their financial circumstances.

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Gifts to the CALS Annual Fund immediately impact top priorities by providing critical resources where they are needed most.