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Researchers Find Less Meat Is Better for the Environment

The United States could trim its waistlines and environmental impacts by swapping some of its meat consumption for consumption of vegetables, milk and eggs...

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Pollution Prevention Institute's Third Annual R&D Student Competition

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute's Third Annual R&D Student Competition is now open...

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Produce Perfect: Biotech Sweet Corn Goes Unblemished

Researchers found that the bioengineered plants produced a high proportion of unblemished ears and benefited the environment because they required fewer pesticide applications than conventional corn...

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Agricultural Innovation Prize Competition Open

The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have announced the launch of the 2014 Agricultural Innovation Prize...

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10 Cornell Specialty Crops Projects Get USDA Funding

Ten of the 11 research projects announced by N.Y. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Sept. 25, supported by more than $900,000 in federal funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will go to Cornell projects...

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Even Low-level PCBs Change Bird Songs

It may not kill them outright, but low-level PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination disrupts how some birds sing their songs...

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Breeders & Seed Savers Advance Organics Movement

Plant breeder Mark Sorrells is leading a regional effort to breed new varieties of organic heritage wheat...

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Project Aims to Lure Locavores to the Wild Side

A collaborative project between researchers and extension educators seeks to lure locavores to the piers and public hunting lands of the Finger Lakes region...

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Greening Manure Could Yield Fly Larvae Fit for a Meal

Cornell animal scientists, entomologists and a business professor will examine the environmental impact and commercial potential of quickly processing dairy cow manure with fly larvae...

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Op Ed: Want to Save the Planet? Save Farms First

Biogas can be produced from an anaerobic process utilizing sewage, manure or the gas from landfills...