Campus Area Farms manages 325 acres on 11 small farms in and around the Cornell Campus that are easily accessible for faculty and students. Research includes breeding research on popular food crops, such as corn, small grains, potatoes and pumpkins. Researchers investigate possible genetic improvements that would make these crops more suitable for growing in New York and other comparable climates. One exciting new project is a multi-acre trial of different grasses dedicated to biofuels to see which are most adaptable to New York and other comparable climates.
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