Plant Breeding for PeriodiCALS

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 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: