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New Display in Library: Backyard Archaeology!

  Ever find a random bit of pottery in your garden?  an old coin perhaps?  We weren’t the first to walk here, to plant here or play here.  Amateur archaeology can be an engaging hobby.  Not only finding and identifying an item, but discovering what it was part of and what life was like for […]

Ag Station Sows Science Literacy in Geneva

June 1, 2011 Ag station sows science literacy in Geneva schools Rob Way Christine Smart, professor of plant pathology, shows third grade students in Geneva the plants that they started from seed. By Amanda Garris In early May, third-graders at Geneva’s North Street elementary school crowded around a table to plant seeds, unaware that their […]

Urban Eden Class Plants in Ithaca and Geneva

June 1, 2011 Class gives Ithaca and Geneva sites a landscape makeover Rob Way Horticulture associate professor Thomas Bjorkman and technician Kevin Maloney assess their work while helping to landscape Hedrick Hall in Geneva. By Amanda Garris The face of Geneva’s Hedrick Hall at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), with its simple […]

GardenScape 2010 Advance Sale Tickets Now Available

Gardenscape 2010 “The Eye of the Garden” March 11, 12, 13, and 14th Thursday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Monroe County Fair and Expo Center in Henrietta, NY Advance Sale Ticket Price: $10 Gardenscape 2010 offers the opportunity to see 20 artistically landscaped gardens that […]

Barton Lab Annual Chili Cook-Off February 12th

The Annual Barton Lab  Chili Cook-Off will be held on  Friday, February 12th from 12 to 1 p.m. in the lobby of Barton Lab. Categories include: Best Chili with Meat Best Vegetarian Chili Best Creative Chili Best Chili Compliment (rice, corn bread, dessert, etc.) If you prefer to sample the chilies and not cook, admission […]

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 […]

Station Club Holiday Collection has Concluded

The Station Club Holiday Collection concluded on Tuesday, December 8th,  with a presentation of donated items to members of the Geneva Center of Concern Board of Directors.  Ms. Linda Fischer, President (pictured second from right), and Ms. Carol Pronti, Vice President (pictured second from left) were present to accept the collection. The Station community generously […]

Sages Holds Holiday Photo Fundraiser to Benefit Agricultural Scholarship Fund

SAGES is holding its first fundraising project for the SAGES agricultural scholarship fund initiative.  Running from November 23 to December 11, SAGES is working with Entomology staff member Dan Olmstead to offer photographic prints of local Finger Lakes scenes and subjects for just $15.  50% of all sales will be donated to SAGES in an […]

Expo to Focus on What Growers Need for 2010 and Beyond

2010 NYS Fruit and Vegetable Expo dates announced

Station softball win

Come defend the win on July 30!

Blood Drive on December 18

The Experiment Station will be holding another blood drive on Thursday, December 18 from 9AM – 2 PM. Thank you to those that signed up to donate at the last blood drive. I’ll contact you with the time you signed up for. To all the others, please contact me if you would like to donate. […]