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Engineer Designs Digital Solution for Pesticide Drift

Controlling where pesticide droplets land allows for safer use of pesticides...

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DELLAs Bolster Symbiosis in Green Revolution Crops

Plant protein called DELLA may lead to reducing phosphorus-fertilizer applications on farms and better plant growth in poor soil...

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Cooperative Extension’s School Garden Project Grows Success

Schools took part in a research study to investigate the impact of school gardens on students’ nutrition, health and learning...

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Aeroponics to Boost NY Potato Production

A project at Cornell University could aid farmers by boosting production in a more efficient, sustainable way...

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'Pride' Award to Plantations' Cascadilla Project

Improvements to the lower entrance of Cascadilla Gorge – and a metal-artist’s gate, in particular – have earned Cornell Plantations a 2013 Pride of Ownership award from the city of Ithaca....

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New Project Will Preserve Cow Diversity for Future

A new $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant is funding research on a new, stem cell-based system that could capture global herd diversity in a subzero vault...

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Land Trust Adds to McIlroy Bird Sanctuary

Near the headwaters of Fall Creek, Cayuga Lake’s largest tributary, the Finger Lakes Land Trust has acquired 86 acres of wetlands and uplands...

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Weeds! Harbingers of Climate Change

Weeds, those unwanted, unloved and annoying invasive plants are expanding to northern latitudes, thanks to rising temperatures...

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Wood Chips Could Help Cleanse Farm Field Run-off

Cornell hydrologist Todd Walter and his colleagues Larry Geohring and Tammo Steenhuis may have found a simple solution to a complex pollution problem caused by agricultural run-off: wood chips...

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Coffman Receives Inaugural World Agriculture Prize

Throughout his 43-year career, Cornell plant breeder Ronnie Coffman has sown seeds of scientific and social change across continents and generations...