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President Garrett touts innovation at Geneva campus

Garrett visits Geneva
Oct 9, 2015
On Oct. 6, Garrett visited the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station along with Kathryn Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences, to meet department heads, tour the facilities and lay out her vision for what the Geneva station should strive to achieve. Read more

Cornell's Harvest NY plots northern expansion

Oct 7, 2015
An expansion of Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest NY agriculture program allows the program to extend its economic development activities to support farmers in northern New York state. Read more

Students find calm, comfort at Ag Quad 'farm'

Sep 22, 2015
During Ag Day, a biannual event hosted by the Cornell chapter of the co-ed fraternity Alpha Zeta, the Ag Quad was transformed into a farm with animals and tractor activities to expose students to farming. Read more

Building a better broccoli

Thomas Björkman
Sep 10, 2015
Thomas Björkman is trying to revolutionize the American broccoli industry. The associate professor of horticulture at Cornell’s Geneva Agricultural Experiment Station, Björkman is principal investigator of a project that seeks to turn East Coast broccoli into a $100 million enterprise, and is featured in the September/October issue of Cornell Alumni Magazine.   Read more

SWAT team tackles tree inventory

SWAT team in Jordan NY
Sep 10, 2015
Six students, along with Urban Horticulture Institute director Nina Bassuk and post-doctoral associate Fred Cowett, braved the heat Sunday to complete a street tree inventory for the Village of Jordan, 20 miles west of Syracuse, N.Y. Read more