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DELLAs Bolster Symbiosis in Green Revolution Crops

Plant protein called DELLA may lead to reducing phosphorus-fertilizer applications on farms and better plant growth in poor soil...

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New Project Will Preserve Cow Diversity for Future

A new $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant is funding research on a new, stem cell-based system that could capture global herd diversity in a subzero vault...

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APPLY to the 2014 Farmers Market at Cornell Eboard!

Interested in getting more involved with the Farmers' Market at Cornell?

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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...