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‘Coffee with the Dean’ in Geneva a Success

CALS Dean Kathryn Boor visited with upwards of 40 faculty, staff, and students at NYSAES in Geneva. The event gave Dean Boor the opportunity to casually converse with Station faculty, staff, and students about a variety of topics. “Thank you all for contributing to the excellent turn out we had this morning for coffee with […]

Station Club’s Ice Cream Social Was a Success

Yesterday’s Ice Cream Social put on by the Station Club was a success! Please enjoy some of the photos that were taken at the event.

Holley Farm Victimized by Theft of Apple Trees

By Tom Rivers trivers@batavianews.com The Daily News Online HOLLEY — When Hurd Orchards planted two rows of new apple trees in June, farm co-owner Amy Machamer believed the farm was staking a claim for its future. These weren’t ordinary apple trees. The trees are coveted varieties developed by Cornell University, trees that can only be […]

Coffee With the Dean: An Invitation From Dean Boor

Dear Members of the CALS Community, I am writing to invite you to attend the next “Coffee With the Dean” event scheduled for this coming Friday, July 29, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Jordan Hall on the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES) campus in Geneva, N.Y. By hosting this event in Geneva, […]

Station Club Ice Cream Social

The Station Club cordially invites Station Staff and Retirees to an Ice Cream Social Create your own delicious sundae at an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social with an assortment of ice cream and tons of toppings! When: Thursday, July 28th at 3:00pm Where: In the pavilion behind Jordan Hall There will also be a 50/50 raffle […]

SAGES Event: Bowling

What: SAGES Bowling When: Thursday, July 28th @ 6-8 pm Where: Sunset Bowl (29 Boarder City Road, Waterloo) Pizza and drink will be provided before going to the Bowling at Jordan Pavilion (5 pm) and transportation will be arranged. Please let Kitipong know if anyone needs a ride. RSVP to Kitipong (ka282) or Aloy (lg356) […]

Entomologist Discovers that the Common Eastern bumblebee Can Boost Pumpkin Yields

By Amanda Garris Each grinning jack-o’-lantern starts with yellow pollen grains, ferried from a male to a female pumpkin flower by bees. Honeybee populations are in decline, but Cornell entomologist Brian Nault has identified the eastern bumblebee as the best native pollinator, capable of boosting pumpkin yields and profits for New York growers. “I was […]

Three Candidates to be Interviewed Next Week for PGRU Research Geneticist, Clonal Crops Position

The second candidate to be interviewed for PGRU Research Geneticist, Clonal Crops Andrew Severin, Tues. July 5, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Rm. 251 Food Science Conference room Utilizing Genomic Resources for Cultivar Improvement Dr. Andrew Severin is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa studying soybean genomics.  He is an […]

Cornell Students Support Fellow Aspiring Scientists

By Alexi Smith Two young women will have a little help pursuing their academic aspirations thanks to the efforts of fellow student scientists. Through a farmstand in Geneva and cider sales in Ithaca, members of Cornell University’s Student Association of the Geneva Experiment Station (SAGES) raised enough money to fund two scholarships for local high […]