The apple harvest in New York has started and the agriculture experts at Cornell University say there’s good news. Because of early rainfall, sunny summer weather and recent cool evenings, the apples are looking good for the 2019 crop. “2019 ...Read More »
Attitudes toward undocumented farmworkers in New York have improved over the course of a decade, according to a survey and study conducted by the Community and Research Development Institute (CaRDI) at Cornell University. The researchers published the findings in a ...Read More »
Sen. Charles E. Schumer announced today that $500,000 in federal funding will go to Geneva to establish a seed repository for the hemp industry. The money will go specifically to the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, ...Read More »
In April, Perry’s Ice Cream released a line of oat-milk-based frozen desserts that are dairy-free. In June they started sending out frozen yogurt laced with vegetable purees. This week craft ice-cream maker Eat Me Ice Cream was blending locally grown black currants into a ...
Tagged with: agriculture Amber Odner Andrew Novakovic Catelyn Augustine Chobani Cornell University dairy Eat Me Ice Cream food processing Gayle Perry Denning ice cream non-dairy Perry's Ice Cream Robert Denning wegmansRead More »
The inaugural Grow-NY agricultural business competition has attracted nearly 200 applications hoping to win start-up money to launch a venture in the Finger Lakes region. The applicants are competing to be among the 20 finalists who will have a chance ...Read More »
Agricultural and food entrepreneurs in the Finger Lakes and two adjoining regions may compete for up to $1 million in a new business stimulation competition announced Friday. The Grow-NY competition is funded by $21 million in prize money over three ...Read More »
Wineries in the Finger Lakes have been experiencing evidence of climate change for some time, but there may be things owners can do to mitigate its effects. That came out of a panel discussion last week at Ravines Wine Cellars in ...
Tagged with: Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell University David Wolfe Hans Walter-Peterson Hunt Country Vineyards Nature Conservancy Paul Brock Ravines Wine Cellars Silver Thread Vineyard Suzanne HuntRead More »
With so many choices for meal and delivery services, it can be hard to stand out in a crowded field. But a new Geneva company is trying to do just that with Real Eats. The 13-month-old company is currently shipping ...Read More »
Cornell University is looking for a few good internships to challenge its materials research students next summer. The Cornell Center for Materials Research is aiming to partner with companies in the materials, chemistry, energy, pharmaceuticals, food and textile areas and ...Read More »
Wegmans executive Bill Strassburg likes to think of food and agriculture as the tortoise in the familiar hare and tortoise analogy. “It’s something that is consistent, and it consistently grows a little bit each year. It’s not a big jump ...Read More »
Geneva’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station is being designated a state Center of Excellence, bringing additional funding and attention for research and development aimed at job creation in agriculture and food production. State Sen. Pam Helming announced on Wednesday ...Read More »
Finger Lakes area agricultural programs will receive nearly $600,000 in state money to promote research, marketing and development of agriculture, it was announced last week (March 29) by the state Department of Agriculture and Markets. Programs submitted applications for the ...Read More »
The business schools of two local universities – and three others in Central and Western New York – have made the Bloomberg Businessweek list of the best business schools in the country. The list of the top 85 programs offering ...Read More »
A representative of the Israeli technical institute partnering with Cornell University on a graduate school in New York City for high-tech studies will make a presentation in Rochester Nov. 15. Tova Kantrowitz, American Technion Society senior advisor for strategic partnerships ...Read More »