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Nutrition solution can help heat-stressed cows as US warms

Rising temperatures pose major challenges to the dairy industry – a Holstein’s milk production can decline 30 to 70% in warm weather – but a new Cornell University-led study has found a nutrition-based solution to restore milk production...
5-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Plant-based ‘beef’ reduces CO2 emissions but threatens 1.5M ag jobs

Plant-based alternatives to beef have the potential to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, but new economic models show their growth in popularity could disrupt the agricultural workforce, threatening more than 1.5 million industry jobs.
4-Aug-2022 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Earlier wheat planting will boost yields in eastern India

Adjusting the sowing dates for wheat in eastern India will increase untapped potential production by 69%, new Cornell University research shows, helping to ensure food security and farm profitability as the planet warms.
3-Aug-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rapid response media research will promote equity

Citing the urgent need for more effective and equitable health communication, three universities are collaborating on a unique research endeavor that will quickly identify developing public health issues, address conflicting messages and counter...
2-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Course Helps Awaken Curiosity About Nature

Adults who want to connect kids with nature now have some expert guidance, thanks to a new online course from Bird Academy, the e-learning arm of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. "Let’s Go Outside: How to Connect Kids with Birds and Nature,"...
28-Jul-2022 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Look Before You Leap: Study Provides Safety Guidelines for Diving

New Cornell research in biomechanics measures the impact of head-first, hand-first and feet-first diving and the likelihood of injury at different diving heights, providing data-driven recommendations for safe diving and a model for measuring the...
27-Jul-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sustainable Practices Linked to Farm Size in Organic Farming

Larger organic farms operate more like conventional farms and use fewer sustainable practices than smaller organic farms, according to a new Cornell University study that also provides insight into how to increase adoption of sustainable practices.
25-Jul-2022 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Extreme Heat Exposure Worsens Child Malnutrition

Exposure to extreme heat increases both chronic and acute malnutrition among infants and young children in low-income countries – threatening to reverse decades of progress, Cornell University research finds.
25-Jul-2022 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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