Cornell joins call for increased federal investment in agricultural research

ITHACA, N.Y. – Thirteen prominent research institutions in the United States joined the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation today in calling for a surge in federal support of food and agricultural science. Retaking the Field, the report released by this coalition, highlights recent scientific innovations and illustrates how U.S. agricultural production is losing ground […]

Leading the whey – Cornell at forefront of dairy safety outreach

ITHACA, N.Y. – Any way you slice it, brine it or age it, Cornell’s Food Science Dairy Extension Program faculty and professionals are helping New York cheesemakers and dairy producers provide safe, high-quality products for consumers. “The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Department of Food Science are committed to working with federal […]

Farm bill gives stability to a risky enterprise

Kathryn Boor, food scientist and the dean of Cornell University’s top-ranked College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, commends Congress for passing a farm bill today. Boor says: “Agriculture is a cornerstone of our economy, and having a farm bill in hand offers stability to farmers, producers, and consumers alike. This is an important accomplishment, and […]

GMOs: Misconceptions and concerns to be discussed during journalists-only lunch

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA ADVISORY GMOs: Misconceptions and concerns to be discussed during journalists-only lunch WHAT: Cornell Dean Kathryn Boor and Professor Margaret Smith to discuss GMOs WHEN: Friday, June 21, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Cornell’s ILR Conference Center, 16 E. 34th St., 6th floor, Midtown Manhattan MEDIA NOTE: Journalists are invited to attend […]

Genetically modified foods: Misconceptions and concerns to be discussed during journalists-only lunch

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA ADVISORY Genetically modified foods: Misconceptions and concerns to be discussed during journalists-only lunch  WHAT: Cornell dean Kathryn Boor and professor Margaret Smith to discuss GMOs WHEN: Friday, June 21, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (lunch served beginning at noon) WHERE: Cornell’s ILR Conference Center, 16 E. 34th St., 6th floor, Midtown Manhattan […]