The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is the second largest undergraduate college at Cornell University and the third largest college of its kind in the United States. Through teaching, research, and extension -- the three components of our land-grant mission -- we strive to improve the nation's food supply and maintain its safety, to enhance the environment, and to help people improve their lives.

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  • FACT SHEET 5: Corn Plant Dry Down 

    Lawrence, Joe; Kerwin, Allison (2021-07)
    This series has addressed the influence of dry matter (DM), both whole plant and plant fraction, on corn silage processing score as well as key quality metrics, namely starch content from the recent Corn Silage Processing ...
  • Forage acreage needs calculator 

    Lawrence, Joe (2021-07)
    Understanding and managing forage inventory needs is critical to a dairy farm to assure both adequate quantities and qualities of forage to meet the needs of various animal groups on the farm. A number of methods are in ...
  • Forage acreages needed for dairy herd 

    Lawrence, Joe (2021-07)
    Excel spreadsheet to calculate forage acreages needed for dairy herd
  • Corn nitrogen observations 2021 

    Lawrence, Joe (2021-07)
    In the past, late season nitrogen (N) application to corn was not considered feasible but with currently available application equipment it can be done. Advances in equipment have made it more feasible to apply N later in ...
  • Sugar Feeding Behavior of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes in New York 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-23)
    The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is a globally invasive mosquito species that can spread over 20 different diseases such as dengue and Zika viruses. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported research to ...
  • Hunters and Anglers at West Point: Their Experiences and Opinions on Management 

    Connelly, Nancy A.; Stedman, Richard C. (CENTER FOR CONSERVATION SOCIAL SCIENCES, 2021-07)
  • What Do Aedes albopictus Mosquitoes Feed On? 

    Villarreal, Daniela; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    Ae. albopictus mosquitoes are known to transmit many different disease agents to humans and animals. It is important to know the feeding habits of Ae. albopictus mosquitoes in order to understand health risks to humans and ...
  • Farm Safety - Manure Handling 

    Terry, Timothy; Wright, Peter (Dairy Environmental Systems Program, 2021-06)
    Dairy manure storage is a nutrient efficient and environmentally friendly way to allow recycling of the manure by field application during the growing season. During storage, bacteria and other anaerobic processes breakdown ...
  • First Human Bites from Invasive Asian Longhorned Tick Larvae in the U.S. 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive species to the U.S. Eleven human bites from this tick have been documented in the U.S. This infographic summarizes NEVBD-supported work documenting the first bites by larvae of this ...
  • Lone Star Tick Able to Survive Winters in the Northeast as Temperatures Rise 

    Zhong, Kaylee; Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases, 2021-07-21)
    The lone star tick is an aggressive tick species found in the Southeast and Midwest areas of the U.S. that can transmit bacteria and viruses to humans and animals. A warming climate and changing land use patterns have led ...

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