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Harnessing wind power to save apples

Could the state’s valuable apple crops be saved from the region’s unpredictable weather by… wind machines? According to an article in the Albany Times-Union, enormous propane-powered fans outfitted with 12-foot blades are being installed on orchards across the state. They pull rising warm air in and push it down to the ground, forcing the temperature […]

Communicating chemistry through Cajun cuisine

What can pecan pie teach us about food chemistry? A team of Cornell students hopes to convey a lesson in the role of metals and proteins in setting the gel in a practically perfect pecan pie filling in an interactive cooking demonstration during the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) spring convention in New Orleans on April […]

Aspiring collegiate agriculturists invited to apply for scholarship

Local high school students are invited to apply for an Advancement of Agricultural Studies Scholarship, established by the Student Association of the Geneva Experiment Station (SAGES) as a way to give back to the communities that have contributed to their lives and educations at NYSAES and Cornell. Nearly $3,000 has been awarded to seven local […]

Short term furnished apartment needed

I am looking for a furnished apartment for a new Postdoc joining my research team.  The apartment is needed from May 1 – June 15.  Please contact me at gme1 or x 2345. Greg Loeb

Carpenter Machines For Sale

The following items are for sale in the Department of Entomology. Please email Nancy Reissig (njs2) or call x2323 if you are interested.     Table Saw: 10” Delta Rockwell-3 phase, 208v, 27” x 36” cast deck w/miter gauge fence. Blade Guard w/anti kick back. Good overall condition. $250.   Joiner: 6” PowerMatic, 3 phase, […]

Branching out to STEM teachers of the future

STEM students scholarship award honor CALS Cornell science teaching study notes Know an outstanding undergraduate who deserves to be recognized for their teaching, tutoring and outreach efforts in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math? CALS wants to inspire and encourage future science educators through a new award, recognition dinner and symposium, supported by […]

Endowed directorship paves way for agricultural innovation

Larry Goichman ’66 and his wife, Jennifer, have endowed the directorship of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, N.Y. Read the full Chronicle story