Christine Smart named leader of Cornell plant science

Christine Smart has been appointed director of Cornell University's School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS). Smart, a professor of plant patholo... READ MORE »

Cornell pomologist Chester Forshey dies at 92

Chester “Chick“ Forshey, professor emeritus of pomology, died May 7, 2017, at the age of 92. Forshey, who held a bachelor’s degree ... READ MORE »

Geneva saves Cornell Orchards’ cider season

Unfavorable apple growing conditions in Ithaca this season nearly crushed a seasonal favorite: Cornell Orchards’ cider. But with the help of Cornell... READ MORE »

Trial and error a big theme during IFTA summer tour

New York state apple grower Jeff Smith showed off plantings of NY 1 and NY 2 during the International Fruit Tree Association’s (IFTA) summer tour in... READ MORE »

Peach-sized strawberry delivers intense flavor

The newest Cornell University strawberry variety concentrates flavor in a berry big enough to fill the palm of your hand. Topping out at over 50 gr... READ MORE »

Geneva scholars experience summer of Cornell science

Growing up in Puerto Rico meant Sofia González Martinez never saw apple orchards dotting the landscape. The thought of studying apples as an academic... READ MORE »

SWD egg laying affected by extreme drought, heat

The earliest ever arrival in New York State of this fast-reproducing insect rang alarm bells in anticipation of heavy infestations in early or mid-sea... READ MORE »

Cornell NYSAES research to receive new equipment

Projects from Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) are set to receive more than $500,000 in new funding, Governor Andre... READ MORE »

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