Agriculture

A view of Cornell's clock tower, taken from Barnes Hall.
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

New Initiative Tackles Pressing Global Development Issues

The Collaboration for International Development Economics Research (CIDER) is a new Cornell University initiative hosted by the SC Johnson College of Business.

A group of six people hold an award plaque.
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

SMART Program Hosts 23rd Annual Symposium and Wharton Award Dinner

The Student Multidisciplinary Applied Research Teams (SMART) program hosted its annual dinner celebrating student projects and presenting the 2024 Wharton Award to agricultural economist Fenton B. Sands Jr.

A pair of hands holding seeds
Dyson BusinessFeed

Report: Warmer Planet Will Trigger Increased Farm Losses

Research by Dyson School professor Ariel Ortiz-Bobea quantifies just how much extreme heat is cutting into farmers’ financial security.

A young child in a field holding fresh carrots
Dyson BusinessFeed

Farm-to-School Food Program a Net Positive, Study Finds

Farm-to-school programs, which bring healthy foods to children and support rural economic development, actually work from an economic perspective in at least one upstate New York school district, according to new Cornell research.

Hailee Greene in one of her fields of hemp.
Johnson BusinessFeed

Seeing a Bright Future for Hemp in New York State

Hailee Greene, MBA ’24, wants to build the first industrial hemp processing facility in the Northeast.

Fred Lee checks the growth of carrots in one of the 18 greenhouses at Sang Lee Farms in Peconic, Long Island.
Dyson BusinessFeed

New York FarmNet Cultivates Stability for Farming Families

Fred Lee was on the verge of losing the Long Island farm he had inherited from his family. A call to New York FarmNet helped change his life and his business.

Professor Chris Barrett speaking at a podium.
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

Cornell to co-lead UN agency’s new agrifood initiative

Ideas that sprang from a pre-pandemic discussion at Cornell now inform a UN initiative aimed to meet looming global food needs in a healthy, equitable and sustainable way.

portrait of Miku Jha next to a photo of AgShift's Hydra analyzer
Enterprise

Technology Meets the Eye

Miku Jha’s company, AgShift, created the world’s first autonomous food inspection system using deep learning and machine vision technologies.