Associate Professor Jane Mt. Pleasant will be one of the speakers at a symposium on the Haudensoaunee symbolism of “The Tree of Peace” and place-based foundations of indigenous science, March 21, 3 to 6 p.m. at the Nevins Welcome Center, Cornell Plantations.
The Northeast Pollinator Partnership is a new initiative at Cornell that aims to work with regional apple growers to explore using wild and native bees species as alternatives to commercially raised European honey bees for the pollination of apple crops.
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.
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.
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.