CALS in the Capitol: Agriculture and Forestry in Emerging Carbon Markets
In meeting the greenhouse gas emission targets of tomorrow, the United States should turn to its farms today, say CALS professors.
Agriculture Marketing and Management
Story telling might seem an odd theme for an agricultural products strategic marketing conference, but in today’s modern market, nothing beats a food products firm or farm communicating its own unique “story,” as a marketing tool.
Professors brief Congress on carbon offsets
Cornell professors Antonio Bento and David Wolf briefed the House and Senate on Capitol Hill, Nov. 18-19, on 'The Role of Agriculture and Forestry in Emerging Carbon Markets.'
Part-Time Farmers: Dilmun Hill Student Farm
As the fall comes to an end in Ithaca, so too does another successful season at Dilmun Hill Student Farm. Dilmun Hill is Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station's student-run organic farm.
Home Grown: Cornell Dining Serves Up Locally Grown CALS Produce
Having purchased from local food sources for years, Cornell Dining now turns its eye homeward.
CUAES supports tree inventory to contribute to Cornell's Climate Action Plan
It wasn’t exactly a walk in the woods but Christian Gruber and Fred Cowett spent several weeks this past summer counting and measuring trees on the Cornell campus as part of the university’s Climate Action Plan.
Empire Farm Days boasts new crops, markets and methods
Cornell's 78th annual Empire Farm Days, the largest outdoor agricultural fair in the Northeast, Aug. 11-13, in Seneca Falls, N.Y., featured 600 exhibits of agricultural technology and products.
CUAES promotes fewer and longer lawns and more green roofs
As Cornell becomes more sustainable Cornellians will see fewer lawns and more meadows on campus, longer grass and more green roofs and functional plantings.
Cornell's bioenergy plan gains steam
CURBI's goal: deploy faculty research to test multiple ag-based technologies to fuel the University's new combined heat and power plant, further Cornell's transition to carbon neutrality, and prove the viability of agrarian energy production throughout the region.
CUAES helps keep New York's waters clean
Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has a wide range of researchers working on water issues to make sure New York state continues to have plenty of clean water to offer.
Dilmun Hill Student Farm Documentary
Dilmun Hill is a student run farm that has been practicing sustainable agriculture on Cornell's campus for more than a decade.
CU recycles half its garbage into high-quality compost
Cornell's composting operation does more than turn food scraps and animal bedding into nutrient-rich compost: It reduces the university's total waste stream by half, making it the county's second largest recycler.
Alumni briefed on CU's 'culture of sustainability'
Washington, D.C., alumni heard how Cornell is cultivating a 'culture of sustainability,' April 27, from directors of the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future at the National Academy of Sciences.
CUAES Composting Facility Wins EPA Award
The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station received a 2009 Environmental Quality Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency on April 24.
CALS Launches Capitol Hill Briefing Series
New initiative aims to bring sound science to policy debates.
State Commissioner stresses benefits of local foods
'Local foods, first' is more than a new food fad. It is a high priority for Albany policymakers, said New York agriculture commissioner Patrick Hooker at a March 10 conference on campus.
US Airways Magazine highlights Cornell's contribution to Green Technology
Green technology has never been more promising in Ithaca. With many initiatives coming out of Cornell and Ithaca College, and in collaboration with entities like CCTEC, TCAD and Cayuga Venture, green tech is seen as a growth sector in a time when traditional industry is struggling.