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Donald J. Lisk

Toxicology expert Donald Lisk dies at 88

May 9, 2019

Donald J. Lisk, M.S. ’54, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of soil chemistry and toxicology and a champion of graduate education, died April 27. He was 88.

Greg Peck in an apple orchard.

Cornell researchers win major awards from cider industry

Apr 19, 2019

Chris Gerling, extension associate in the food science department, and Greg Peck, assistant professor in the horitculture section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, both recently received major awards from the cider industry. 


Cooperative Extension podcast talks farming in NYC

Apr 10, 2019

In Episode 4 of this season’s CCE “Extension Out Loud” podcast series, urban agriculture specialists Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson talk about their work with growers in New York City.

Laptop with the new Botanic Gardens website on the screen

New Virtual Front Door to Cornell Botanic Gardens

Apr 9, 2019

Cornell Botanic Gardens has launched a new website, designed to help Cornell students, faculty, and the broader community explore the living, breathing heart of the Cornell campus and the nation’s fifth-largest public garden, and to deepen their vital connection to plants and nature.

Looking up at trees

Podcast explores role of forests in providing water

Apr 2, 2019

“The Need for Trees,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human?” podcast series from the College of Arts and Sciences, explores the critical role trees play in the Earth’s water cycle.

hofo at philly flower show

Hortus Forum scores big at the Philly Flower Show

Mar 10, 2019

Cornell’s undergraduate horticulture club entered 44 plants in various categories at the Philadelphia Flower Show. And they brought home 38 ribbons, including a blue ribbon for their Haworthia cooperi.

julie carroll

Formidable Fruit Doyenne Earns Excellence in IPM Award

Mar 10, 2019

Vital. Invaluable. These are words used to describe Julie Carroll’s IPM contributions by her colleagues. Carroll spearheaded the expansion of NEWA, a website and network which allows growers to understand how the weather will affect fungal and insect pests, and takes the guess work out of their pest management strategy.