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Bob Sweet, 1915-2014

Feb 4, 2014

The emeritus professor and former chair of the Department of Vegetable Crops (a precursor to the Department of Horticulture) “was among the first generation of weed scientists and a giant in vegetable crops at Cornell after World War II." Read more

'Silver Slicer' a top new vegetable

Feb 3, 2014

The cucumber, Michael Mazourek with the help of farmer Michael Glos, was recently named by Better Homes and Gardens as one of the top new edible plants of 2014. Read more

Undergrad opportunities at Dilmun Hill

Jan 31, 2014

Cornell’s student-managed farm, is looking for undergraduate students to fill student researcher and market garden manager positions. Application deadline is February 12. Read more

Video: ‘The People’s Colleges’ book talk

Jan 15, 2014

CCE director Helene Dillard and Department of Horticulture faculty Scott Peters and Jane Mt. Pleasant discussed  “The Peoples Colleges: A History of the New York State Extension Service in Cornell University and the State, 1876-1948″ as part of the library’s Chats in the Stacks series. Read more