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CCE podcast helps navigate industrial hemp issues

Sep 16, 2019

Larry Smart, professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science, recently joined Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast series to discuss industrial hemp production in New York state.

Tufan receives Borlaug Award for Field Research

Aug 14, 2019

Hale Ann Tufan, of SIPS and IP-CALS, is the 2019 Recipient of the Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation. She is recognized for championing the incorporation of gender-supportive activities within the global agricultural research community, working across disciplines to ensure women farmers and scientists are fairly represented in the lab, in the field and at the table. 

Congratulations to our 2019 SIPS graduates!

May 31, 2019

Congratulations to the 36 graduate students and 58 undergraduates recognized by SIPS as part of the 2019 Commencement Ceremonies.  Graduates included nine PhD students and one MS student in the Field of Plant Breeding in addition to undergraduates advised and mentored in the Section.

Plant breeder taps latest technology to feed the world

Oct 31, 2018

Mike Gore, Ph.D. '09, professor of plant breeding and genetics, is working on a more efficient way to develop crops that produce higher yields and better nutrition profiles as the world's population grows.

McCouch elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2018

Susan McCouch, professor of plant breeding and genetics, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which recognizes distinguished achievement in original research. 

Meet the Faculty: Kelly Robbins

Sep 25, 2017

Kelly Robbins is an assistant professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section. He is currently collaborating with multiple international agricultural research institutions to develop advanced statistical models and computational tools to utilize genomic information and improve the efficiency of breeding programs in Sub-Sahara Africa and South Asia.

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