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Blaine Friedlander is a Senior Science Writer for the Cornell Chronicle. He can be contacted at bpf2@cornell.edu.

Cornell-Inspired NY Soil Law Buoys Climate-Change Resilience

By Blaine Friedlander / April 4, 2022

New laws, supported by Cornell Research, will help New York farmers adapt to the effects of climate change by implementing sustainable management practices on their farms. They will also expand current programs aimed at training farmers in these practices. When winter melts into the upcoming agricultural planting season, New York growers will get a boost…

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Hochul Names Cornellians to NYS Climate Assessment Project

By Blaine Friedlander / January 10, 2022

Gov. Kathy Hochul named several Cornellians to help conduct research and then suggest how the state can best prepare for climate change and adapt for the future. To explore how the warming environment will affect New York’s communities, ecosystems and economy, Gov. Kathy Hochul named several Cornellians to the state’s Climate Impacts Assessment project. The group will…

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New York State Sanitizer and Cornell’s U-Pick Guide Boost Farm Success

By Blaine Friedlander / October 20, 2020

Even in the coronavirus era, New York’s pick-your-own farms are flourishing.  “After months of enduring lockdowns, especially in New York, the pick-your-own berry farms around the state are booming this year,” said Marvin Pritts, professor of horticulture in the School of Integrative Plant Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. “Most of the…

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