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Financial fundamentals key for first-time farmers

Jan 27, 2016
“Beginning farmers often come in with some knowledge of how to grow crops, but they haven’t been trained at all on the money,” said Crystal Stewart an extension specialist with CCE's Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program at a beginning farmer session Jan. 19 at the Empire State Producers Expo in Syracuse, NY. Read more

CALS research key to New York farming growth

Jan 21, 2016
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences dean Kathryn Boor spoke of CALS' partnership with agricultural producers from across New York state Jan. 19 at the 2016 Empire State Producers Expo. Read more

Plant Science murals restored

Danielle Hodgins ’08
Jan 11, 2016
If you were concerned about the fate of the murals on the first floor of Plant Science Building damaged during construction of the new teaching labs, don’t fret. The original artist, Danielle Hodgins ’08, has returned to restore them. Read more

Cornell wine expert Ben Gavitt dies at 59

Jan 6, 2016
Ben Gavitt ‘79, director of Cornell’s New York State Wine Analytical Lab in Geneva, New York, helped improve the taste of wines made around the world, died Dec. 25, 2015, at age 59. Read more

Southern Tier $500M economic award to be boon for Cornell

Dec 10, 2015
The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council has won $500 million over the next five years in New York's Upstate Revitalization Initiative. Cornell will be involved in about $100 million worth of key projects funded by the grant. Read more