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FALL 2009
Brian Wansink


Mind Your Peas and Cues

Through novel experiments and educating people about “mindless eating,” Brian Wansink aims to shrink Americans’ waistlines, starting in a small Minnesota city.


Land Grant

Feeding an Empire

As consumer demand for local foods gains ground, CALS economists and horticulturists are looking for ways to bolster the ability of small farms to produce foods and deliver them to local markets.





Life Sciences

Biofortified Crops to the Rescue

Plant breeders and nutritional scientists are developing crops with enhanced micronutrients, such as orange-fleshed sweet potatoes and iron-infused beans, to enrich diets and reduce malnutrition in developing countries.




Outstanding Alumni

Outstanding Alumni Awards

Each year, the CALS Alumni Association and the college recognize alumni and faculty who have achieved professional success, demonstrated leadership on behalf of the college, and have made significant humanitarian contributions.


Creative ways to Give
Good News
Sheep Blanket




Web Exclusives

Cornell Cooperative Extension educators serve up seasonal fare from NY farms on From Farm to Table. Check out a recent episode for healthy comfort food recipes perfect for winter.

Country Cooking Video Clip

Watch Cornell Food and Brand Lab students reenact the horrors of the bottomless soup bowl, the stale popcorn paradox, and more! Learn tips and tricks to avoid overeating.

Mindless Eating Video Clip

View images by CALS international nutrition graduate student Anna Herforth from her travels as she studies connections between agriculture and nutrition in South Asia and Africa.

Food for Thought

Watch Dean Henry school the field in a come-from-behind victory at the Saratoga Dew Stakes.

Race Video Clip