Posts by Clara Tagliacozzo-Lee

Clara is a sophomore in the Industrial and Labor Relations School. As an Ithaca native, agriculture, farming, the organic-section at Wegmans and Aldi’s, Greenstar, and the farmer’s market is her happy place. She is also half Taiwanese, and is excited to use her language and people skills to contribute to many of the exciting projects that Small Farms has begun to initiate. She also cannot wait to assist in the research, extension, and education programs and help local farmers further develop their businesses! When Clara is not studying, sleeping, or working, you will either find her eating/drinking bubble tea, lounging by our beautiful Cayuga Lake, or chilling with the ducks at the Farmers Market.
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Tiny Heroes: Hummingbirds Guard Small Farms from Invasive Berry Pests

By Clara Tagliacozzo-Lee / June 22, 2023

In a promising development for small farmers, recent research reveals that the humble hummingbird could play a crucial role in combating invasive pests that threaten berry crops. The presence of…

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