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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

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

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