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Matt Hayes is a writer, journalist, photographer and communicator who promotes the scientific discoveries and expertise of Cornell’s faculty and staff and to highlight the unique student experience at Cornell CALS.

Grant Expands Cornell Farmworker Program Efforts

By Matt Hayes / July 5, 2021

A $90,000 federal grant has enabled the Cornell Farmworker Program to provide critical resources to non-English speaking farm employees, whose health is critical to the stability of New York State agriculture. As COVID-19 bore down on New York state, the Cornell Farmworker Program used mobile phone technology to provide rapid guidance and clear health information…

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Two people stand in a barn with dairy cows, some of which are lying on the ground.

Study to Help Heat-Stressed Dairy Cows Weather Increasing Temperatures

By Matt Hayes / July 1, 2019

A warming world represents a growing threat to the dairy industry. A warming world represents a growing threat to the dairy industry. With climate change pushing global temperatures higher, finding scientific solutions that protect the well-being and productivity of dairy cows is critical. A Cornell researcher has won a grant to do just that. “Climate…

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