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Grants Further Environmental Policy Research

2 USDA grants further research of Cornell professors Harry de Gorter and Mildred Warner on the effects of environmental policy on biofuels and development...

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African Students Learn Advanced Cassava Breeding Skills

A partnership between International Programs in Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is training African students in advanced cassava breeding...

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New Website Links Land Owners and Seekers

Linking small-scale farmers with landowners to put more land into agricultural production and support the local food economy...

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UV-B Light Zaps Cucumber Disease

A study by scientists at Cornell and in Norway finds that UV-B light suppresses cucumber powdery mildew; less use of fungicides may result from the finding...

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Cornell Holds Third Annual Red Ideas Festival

Food Recovery Network, Dilmun Hill Organic Student Farm and Kreyol Essence were winners of the Red Ideas Festival...

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Aluminum Tolerance Fix Could Open Arable Land

With as much as 40 percent of the world’s potentially arable land unusable due to aluminum toxicity, a solution may be near in the form of a rice gene...

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Famine Fear Won't Sway Minds on GM Crops

Consumer attitudes about genetically modified crops are unassailable, a Cornell study finds...

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Study to Focus on Rice Genes, Yield, and Climate

Cornell researchers receive $600,000 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to study relationships between rice genetics, crop yields and climate...

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New Alfalfa Variety Resists Ravenous Local Pest

Cornell plant breeders released new alfalfa variety with some resistance against alfalfa snout beetle...

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Invasive Vines Swallow Up New York's Natural Areas

Cornell researchers lead efforts to understand these pernicious plants...