Sustainable Tompkins honors three Cornell projects
Cornell's efforts in renewable bio-energy, green building and sustainable living were honored at this year's Sustainable Tompkins' Annual Holiday Party Dec. 7 at the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca.
Experts address threats of climate change at Cornell meeting
Cornell horticulturalist David Wolfe recently gathered more than 50 conservationists, policymakers, industry leaders, and other stakeholders from cross New York state to examine how climate change affects state ecosystems and a how best to respond to a warming planet.
Which grass is greener? Project identifies Northeast grasses that will fuel bioenergy era
Talk about a field of dreams. Cornell bioenergy plant experts are learning which field grasses are the best candidates for "dedicated energy" crops in the Northeast, considering the region's climate and soil conditions.
Dilmun Hill Supplies the Cornell Community with Organic Produce
Kale, chard, broccoli, radishes and popcorn kernels dried from last season's crop were some of the veggie fare offered at Cornell's on-campus organic farmers' market this week.
CUAES Receives USDA Award
Michael Hoffmann, director of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, accepted a “Grand Challenge” award from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a white paper outlining Cornell’s vision of the bioenergy future during BioEnergy Awareness Days (BEAD II) in Washington, DC, on June 19.
Director Mike Hoffmann's Commitment to Sustainability
Growing up on a small farm in rural Wisconsin, Mike Hoffmann's childhood playground was a natural wonderland with bugs, horses, even pet crows he trained to ride behind his saddle while cantering through the woods.
Margaret Smith joins CUAES staff as Associate Director
Margaret E. Smith, professor of plant breeding and genetics, has been named the new associate director of the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (CUAES.)