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News

Prabhu Pingali Named AAAS Fellow
Prabhu Pingali, director of the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI), was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Wednesday, January 26. Pingali was honored “for distinguished...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

Two National Science Foundation grants totaling more than $1.2 million will fund projects to test a novel strategy to make milk production more efficient and sustainable and outreach to communicate animal science to the public.
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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News

The ILCI-Caribbean-Atlantic Seed Systems Initiative (CASSi) — led by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement (ILCI), in partnership with Seed Systems Group, Quisqueya University in Haiti and Institut Sénégalais de Recherches...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Field Note

It can be a cumbersome process for projects to collect and report performance metrics to donors only to see the data disappear into a black box of reporting systems. So, then we ask: how can project members, especially local partners, make...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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News

Diane Bailey, the Geri Gay Professor of Communication, has begun a three-year term as director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture (CIDA). She plans to maintain current programming while improving outreach to the Global South, to...
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Communication
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Events

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Meeting

2022 New York Certified Organic Meeting Series
The NY Certified Organic (NYCO) Discussion Meetings are back for just one meeting this winter and another this spring. The planning committee felt that we could have a safe winter meeting at J Martin Auctions due to the size of the facility...
  • Organic
  • Field Crops
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Webinar

On behalf of Cornell College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Cornell Cooperative Extension, we are pleased to announce the 5th Empire State Barley and Malt Summit to be offered virtually and free to all on December 16th, 2021 from 9:30 AM...
  • Field Crops
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • plant pathology and plant-microbe biology
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Webinar

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Cornell Cooperative Extension, Cornell AgriTech and the School of Integrative Plant Science have organized a series of 6 webinars on weed identification and control to be offered on Wednesdays in 2022. They will occur from February 2nd to March...
  • Field Crops