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NYS Integrated Pest Management Program Co-Directors Named

Cornell Cooperative Extension is pleased to announce the appointment of Drs. Curtis Petzoldt and Jennifer Grant as co-directors of the New York State Integrated Pest Management (NYS IPM) Program, effective February 1, 2012. The IPM Program was established in 1985.  It helps farmers, schools, businesses, and communities develop sustainable ways to manage pests and to […]

Rick Piccioni Named Experiment Station’s Outstanding Employee for 2011

By Joe Ogrodnick Richard M. (Rick) Piccioni, Research Support Specialist in the Department of Horticulture was named the NYSAES outstanding employee for 2011 at the annual Station Banquet held December 9 at the Ramada Lakefront Hotel. He is the 29thStation employee to be so honored. Station Director Tom Burr made the presentation. “Rick displays every […]

Endowment Funding Spurs Innovation in Grape and Wine Research and Education at Cornell

By Amanda Garris Just as wineries can vary in production capacity, viticulture and enology research questions come in a range of sizes. Traditional  funding sources favor long-term, multi-university projects, and Cornell faculty have been successful in obtaining millions of federal grant dollars. However, funding from private donors and industry groups is fueling short-term projects that […]

Station Retirees Holiday Party

Terry Acree Receives FEMA Excellence in Flavor Science Award

The FEMA Excellence in Flavor Science Award is not an annual award; rather, it is bestowed only when a deserving individual has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the advancement of flavor science through original research and publication in peer-reviewed journals.  In addition, a FEMA Excellence in Science Award winner must be a globally recognized researcher and […]

Barton Lab in Geneva Wins CALS Energy Conservation Competition

By Stacey Shackford Staff and students in Barton Lab in Geneva will be rewarded for their eco-friendly ways after placing first in a year-long energy conservation competition. Nov. 30 marked the end of the CALS Green pilot project, which aimed to cut energy use in six College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) buildings by […]

Joyce Wicksall receives award for 53 years of service

Joyce B. Wicksall, Purity Technician for the New York State Seed Testing Laboratory, has been recognized for her enduring devotion to the Geneva Station Seed Lab.  On December 1, 2011, the New York State Department of Ag and Markets, Jan Morawski, presented her with a plaque for her many years of service at the New […]

Linden Tree Falls on Station Campus

By Michael Fordon On Wednesday of this week a Linden tree in front of Jordan Hall collapsed into West North Street shortly after 4pm.  Although the tree fell directly in the path of traffic coming from both directions no one was injured.  “It sounded like a stack of heavy books hitting the floor,” said Linda […]