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Lee Library Adds to Winery History Resources Online

Today Cornell’s Frank A. Lee Library posted online approximately 50 years’ worth of US Government publications documenting winery history and growth in America.  The Bonded Winery Lists are a collection of state by state lists of bonded wineries, bonded wine storerooms, bonded public storerooms, bonded field warehouses, and bonded wine cellars authorized to operate in […]

Poster Printing Resumes at Lee Library!

Lee Library is happy to announce poster printing services are available here once again.  Our thanks go to Mann Library administration, staff and tech support personnel who were able to provide and configure a replacement machine.  Use policy and guidelines for the new printer are similar to the former unit.  Lee Library follows the basic […]

ASC Service Awards

The Administrative Service Center’s 2013 Service Recipients were recognized at a special coffee break on June 14th for their years of dedication to NYSAES. Congratulations to Kathy DeRosa (30 years), Gemma Osborne (20 years), Holly King (20 years), and Shelly Cowles (15 years). Let’s thank them for their service to the Station!

“Apples of New York” volumes still shine as important contribution to science (and art)!

Sarah Zhang of Mother Jones recently posted an excellent article highlighting the Apples of New York volumes as important contributions to science (and art).  Take a look at her article by clicking on the image:             This post can also be accessed from our facebook page!

Arbor Day at the Station April 26

Everyone is invited to participate in our annual Arbor Day tree-planting ceremony. It will be held Friday, April 26 at 3:30 pm on the east side of Barton Hall.

Goffinet, Cornell Cooperative Extension Recognized by New York Wine & Grape Foundation

Goffinet, Cornell Cooperative Extension Recognized by New York Wine & Grape Foundation From February 6 news release from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation: The New York Wine & Grape Foundation said a big “Thank You” to several individuals and businesses at its annual “Unity Banquet” on Wednesday, February 6 at the Hyatt Regency […]

Vande Heuvel Promoted to Associate Professor

Vanden Heuvel promoted to Associate Professor Justine Vanden Heuvel (right), viticulturist in the Department of Horticulture, was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor effective November 1, 2012. Vanden Heuvel’s research focuses on the environmental and economic sustainability of wine grape production systems in cool climates. “My goal is to invigorate the rapidly expanding Northeastern […]

Congratulations Gavin Sacks – Promoted to Associate Professor

We are very pleased to announce that Gavin Sack’s promotion to Associate Professor with indefinite tenure in the Department of Food Science has been approved by Dean Kathryn Boor, President David Skorton, and the Cornell Board of Trustees following a unanimous recommendation for promotion by the tenured faculty in the Department. Promotion to Associate Professor […]

The Power of Stories

Getting stories about the fascinating work happening at NYSAES out into the world is essential to raising the profile and visibility of the station. As CALS’ new agricultural experiment station communications officer, I’ll be making the rounds and setting meetings with faculty to discuss ways of getting news of your work out to key audiences. […]

Name that Grape

Researchers at Cornell University will be releasing two new wine grape varieties next year from the university’s agricultural breeding program. And they’re asking the public to create names for them. Listen to the NPR story here!

The Name Game: Contest Seeks Names for Two New Grapes

By Stacey Shackford Cornell scientists are asking the public for names for two new wine grape varieties that will be released from their breeding program in 2013. The two latest varieties from grape breeder Bruce Reisch include a cold-hardy white wine grape and an innovative organic dark red. The first conjures up citrusy aromatic characteristics; […]

Re-Welcome Bill Salone

I am pleased to announce we have completed the search for the Greenhouse and Grounds Worker Position.  After a competitive search process Bill Salone rose to the top as the lead candidate. Bill has been on a term position with B & P  since last year and has demonstrated an excellent work ethic and attitude. […]

New Temporary Grounds & Greenhouse Position in B&P

Hello! I have posted a Temporary Grounds and Greenhouse Worker position in the Buildings and Properties Department. If you or anyone you know may be interested in applying for this position, please access the Jobs at Cornell Website at: and search for Requisition #18154. We will also be accepting paper applications for this position. […]

Coffee with the Dean Returns to Geneva — Save the Date!

Dear CALS Colleagues: I invite you to attend the second of three Open Forums being held in response to the recent CALS Employee Engagement Survey. These forums provide me and the CALS Employee Engagement Committee with the opportunity to hear from each of you regarding your thoughts, ideas and concerns surrounding the issues highlighted in […]

2nd North East Vineyard Equipment Show and Demonstration

Come and meet equipment manufacturers and dealers and see their machines working in a vineyard. Equipment to be shown includes canopy and weedsprayers, electronics for spraying, canopy hedgers and trimmers, tractors, mechanical weeders, leaf pullers/removers, hilling machines and trellis supplies.     For more details about the 2nd North East Vineyard Equipment Show and Demonstration, click […]

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