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Cornell Research Helps Meet World's Crop Challenges

Little-known plant transport proteins may be key to easing ever-growing global food needs...

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Geneva Greenhouses to Get $4.7 Million Upgrade

Agricultural research at Cornell will get a big boost, thanks to a $4.7 million investment in greenhouses at the university’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) in Geneva, N.Y...

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Cornell Plantations to Receive Environmental Conservation Award

The Cornell Plantations’ Natural Areas program will be the recipient of the tenth annual Richard B. Fischer Environmental Conservation Award...

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Cornell’s NYS Agricultural Experiment Station to Receive $4.7 Million

Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y., will receive $4.7 million to help it renovate its greenhouse buildings..

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Biochar Reduces Nasty Nitrous Oxide Emissions on Farms

Cornell scientists have discovered that biochar, a charcoal-like substance, reduces the nemesis nitrous oxide from agricultural soil on average by about 55% and stanches emissions into the atmosphere...

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Students Put a Price on Trees for Arbor Day

This Arbor Day (4/26/13) Cornell horticulture students are hanging bright green “price tags” on trunks around the Ag Quad and in an Ithaca park to show the value of ecosystem services...

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AguaClara competes for $90,000 in EPA Research Grant Competition

After winning $15,000 in research grants from Phase I of the EPA P3 competition, AguaClara returned to D.C. last weekend to compete for $90,000 in Phase II...

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Cornell Employee Jailed After Environmental Protest

Three anti-fracking activists, including a Cornell employee, protested against a company’s plans to build gas storage facilities in the Finger Lakes last month...

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Visiting Professor at Cornell Encourages Vertical Farming in Buildings

Prof. Emeritus Dickson Despommier, Columbia University, spoke about vertical farming to solve the planet’s climate issues...