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Small Farm Summit postponed to March 24

Mar 12, 2014

Due to heavy snow and freezing rain forecast across upstate New York, the 2014 NY Small Farms Summit, Beyond Direct Marketing: Exploring New Ways to Sell, is rescheduled for March 24th.

Ornithogalum research at KPL

Greenhouse Open House March 18

Mar 12, 2014

Free, informal open house from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cornell campus to highlight some of the research being conducted at the Ken Post Lab Greenhouses and East Ithaca high tunnel facility.

Seeley Summit back after 2-year hiatus

Mar 11, 2014

Floriculture leaders will gather June 22-24 in Lisle, IL (outside Chicago) to consider how water scarcity will affect their industry’s entire supply chain — including growers, retailers, landscapers, and consumers.

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Dilmun Hill 2013 Market Garden Report

Mar 8, 2014

Ever wonder what it takes to manage operations at an organic and sustainable student-run farm? It’s not all fun and games (though there’s a bit of that, too). For the curious, check out the recently published Market Garden Report from Cornell’s own student-run organic farm at Dilmun Hill.

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Reiners assumes associate chair

Mar 6, 2014

Associate professor Steve Reiners is now associate chair of the Department of Horticulture, replacing Susan Brown, who last July assumed the position of associate director of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), Geneva.

Predators delay pest resistance to Bt crops

Mar 4, 2014

The combination of natural enemies, such as ladybeetles, with Bt crops, delays a pest’s ability to evolve resistance to the crops' insecticidal proteins, according to new research.