The boiler at Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva that will produce biofuel from willow and heat two of the campus' buildings.

The boiler at Cornell's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva that will produce biofuel from willow and heat two of the campus' buildings.

Willow biofuels program ignites with new funding and boiler [Cornell Chronicle 1/6/2012] – Associate professor of horticulture Larry Smart’s shrub willow bioenergy program is celebrating two milestones: a new $950,000 grant for breeding willow and installation of a boiler that will heat two buildings at Cornell’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) in Geneva with willow biofuel produced right on campus.

Strep-resistant fire blight found in New York orchards [Cornell Chronicle 1/6/2012] – Cornell plant pathologists have issued a warning to New York apple and pear growers after discovering a strain of fire blight that is resistant to such traditional treatments as the antibiotic streptomycin.

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