I don’t think I’ve ever learned so much during a series of shoots as I did for this story. I traveled with CALS between the Geneva and Ithaca campuses to showcase just a few stories of plant breeding that are happening at Cornell. Did you know potatoes are being bred to make the perfect purple chip? Or that one (awesome and charismatic) woman, Dr. Brown, has bred several of our favorite apple varieties?
Read the story at cals.cornell.edu or in the PDF issue.
I also contributed photos for several other stories for this issue and for recent news stories from Cornell CALS… check them out here:
- AgriTech Center of Excellence helps food, ag startups thrive
- A decade of impact: Kathryn J. Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean
- How is Cornell helping New York state’s craft beverage industry?
- Researchers develop market for East Coast broccoli
- Q&A with reproductive biologist Yi Athena Ren
- Then and now: Martha Furie ’74 and Chenab Khakh ’20 talk biology, CALS and women in STEM
- Chobani supports new generation of dairy leaders