Cornell research fights bacterial canker tomato disease

Cornell research is battling bacterial canker tomato disease, which is devastating to tomato growers. Many New York tomato growers are familiar with the scourge of bacterial canker – the wilted leaves and blistered fruit that... more »

New York ag and food summit focuses on innovation

The Grow-NY global food and agriculture business competitions plans to focus on food innovation. The Nov. 15-16 Food & Ag Summit is scheduled for Syracuse, New York, and virtually. Designed for startups, companies, investors, resource... more »

Sarah Brown joins BASF in public affairs

BASF Agricultural Solutions has hired Sarah Brown as head of public affairs-Agricultural Solutions North America. Brown joins BASF on Aug. 8; she will be based in Washington, D.C. She... more »

Cornell’s AgriTech research center celebrates 140th anniversary

Cornell AgriTech, a preeminent center for food and agricultural research in Geneva, N.Y., will celebrate its 140th anniversary with an open house to showcase its impact on New York’s food and agricultural industries. The center... more »

Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell gets new director

Deborah Grantham, director of the Northeastern Integrated Pest Management Center, will provide strategic leadership for the center and work closely with its advisory council, state IPM programs and IPM working groups... more »

New York State Agricultural Experiment Station renamed ‘Cornell AgriTech’

Cornell AgriTech will be the new name of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station run by  Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. “Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station has long been... more »

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 pathology who specializes in the development of management strategies for vegetable diseases, began her tenure... 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 in horticulture and a Ph.D. in pomology from Ohio State University, was on... 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’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station(NYSAES) in Geneva, New York, the popular beverage... 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 upstate New York. Ledge Rock Farms near Medina, New... more »

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