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Northeast Agribusiness Seminar in Batavia, NY

The New York Bankers Association in cooperation with Cornell University – Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station presents the Northeast Agribusiness Seminar. This is an annual gathering of 40 commercial agricultural leaders from New York State. The Seminar will feature Agricultural Tours, keynote speakers including David […]

Creative marriage proposal on Research North

There are many ways to propose marriage—a ring dropped in champagne, a beach at sunset, a short and sweet Tweet— but graduate student John Gottula found a creative way to let a bed of tulips speak for him. Back in October, he planted a message on the vegetable crops plot on Research North using only […]

B&P Unit Reorganizes

B & P Unit Reorganizes The Buildings and Properties Unit has restructured in an effort to align resources with priority needs.   The highlights  include the following: The plumbing, electrical and refrigeration shops were combined into a single shop (MEP Shop). This shop will report to John VanderWeide, Manager of Maintenance Services.  Phil Beman will serve […]

Asbestos Abatement Contractor on Site

For next couple of weeks, an asbestos abatement contractor will be on site to work in the steam tunnel. The contractor is NYS Certified and they will be in full compliance with the NYS Asbestos Regulation. In addition, a third party project monitor was hired per the regulation to make sure that they work in […]

Cornell Faculty to give presentations at NYS Green Industry Show Jan 12-14

ROCHESTER, NY – An extensive program is planned for green industry professionals at the Empire State Green Industry Show, an educational conference and trade show which will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on January 12 – 14, 2010 in Rochester, New York. The show will offer a variety of green industry topics presented […]

Phase one of the Gates Farm drive near completion !

Earlier this spring and summer if you traveled to the Gates Farm you were met with a muddy mess as you entered the farm. It was very difficult to get through the mud and at times impossible. George Disbrow of FRU designed a plan to tile and stone the drive from the Gates road entrance […]

Geneva Graduate Student Winners in Student Competition

Doo Hyung Lee and Erik Smith win prizes at Entomology meetings