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Larry Cathles Offers Remedies for Earth's Eco-future

Under his scientific eye for examining problems and addressing solutions, Cathles is optimistic about the world’s prospects for sustaining the human population in an environmentally responsible way...

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Economists Explore 'Loca-pouring' of Wines

Locavores don't always loca-pour, more indicative factors are decor and menu...

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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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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...

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Tompkins Food Scrap Pick-Up Launches Soon

Tompkins begins to offer collection bins for kitchen composting...

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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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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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Cows' Carbon Hoofprint is Smaller than Thought

The carbon hoofprint of dairy cows may be smaller than previously thought, report Cornell researchers....

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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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Optimists Tackle the Issue of Food Security

Three Cornell World Food Prize laureates and three World Food Prize Youth Institute alumni were challenged to outline the single most critical policy recommendation regarding agricultural development..