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Waiting to Harvest After a Rain Enhances Food Safety

To protect consumers from foodborne illness, produce farmers should wait 24 hours after a rain or irrigating their fields to harvest crops...

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Fungi Essential for Land Plants Live with Mysterious Bacteria

Soil fungi colonize roots and provide essential nutrients for the majority of the world’s land plants...

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Sprouting Student Startup Wins $100,000 Business Contest

Uma Bioseed – a startup business developed by Cornell MBA students – won 2015 New York Business Plan Competition...

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Book Details How Biofuel Policies Affect Food Prices

"The Economics of Biofuel Policies: Impacts on Price Volatility in Grain and Oilseed Markets” shows how biofuel policies create a link between crop and biofuel prices, affecting agricultural producers and consumers worldwide...

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Join Dilmun Hill's Summer CSA Program!

Dilmun Hill is starting a summer CSA program that YOU can be part of...

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Researchers Share the Dirt on Year of Soils

We walk on it, we eat from it, we draw our water through it, and we send our waste into its depths to return clean once more...

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Land Project to Build on Three Years of Collaboration

Contested Global Landscapes, an Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS) theme project, ends three years of collaborative study...

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UMA Bioseed, a Cornell startup, Wins Grand Prize in Annual New York Business Plan Competition

UMA Bioseed, an energy and sustainability startup comprised of Cornell students, won the $100,000 grand prize in 6th annual NY Business Plan Competition...

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Professors Gaze Toward a Secure, Sustainable Future

Deliberating security and a sustainable future, six professors from several disciplines offered realistic quick-takes on destiny – and how our society adjusts...

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Professor Discusses Sustainable Food Production

Cornellians gathered to hear Prof. Stephen Long, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, discuss food security, the use of bioenergy without conflict with agriculture and social barriers to crop yield improvement...