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The CAN Approach to Healthier, Smarter Lunchrooms

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 06, 2015

Dr. Brian Wansink, director of Cornell’s Food and Brand Lab has been studying eating behavior and food psychology for decades. Through his extensive...

Webinars by eOrganic

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 06, 2015

Live and archived webinars on organic farming and research

Migrant Farm Workers: Our Nation's Invisible Population

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Updated: October 05, 2015

By Eduardo González, Jr., State Diversity Specialist, Cornell University Cooperative Extension Farm workers in United StatesBetween 1 and 3 million migrant...

What Are Invasive Species, and Why Should We Be Concerned About Them?

An invasive species is a nonnative species (in any reproductive stage, including seed, egg, spore, or other propagule) whose introduction causes or is likely...

Animal Welfare as Related to Egg Production Systems

Animal Welfare Updated: October 05, 2015

Limited scientific data exists comparing the welfare of laying hens kept in cages and non-cage (alternative) housing systems. As a result, very little...

Why Conserve Water?

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: October 05, 2015

Conserving water is fast becoming a hot topic across the nation. Water is one of our most precious natural resources. Although the Earth's surface is 70%...

Evaluating Seafood for Petroleum Contamination

Sample intake, mass spectrometry machine. Photo by Nayu Kim  Public health officials and seafood regulators are charged with ensuring that seafood is safe to...

Finding Inexpensive Toys for a Child Care Program

Child Care Updated: October 02, 2015

All child care providers should offer children a variety of age-appropriate learning activities that help them practice important skills. But you don't have...

What is water?

Science for Youth Updated: October 01, 2015

Water is a colorless and odorless substance found all over Earth. Water is made up of billions of molecules. Each molecule is made of one oxygen and two...

Windbreaks for Energy Conservation

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: October 01, 2015

 People go to great lengths to conserve energy in this era of tight budgets and environmental awareness. However, many do not realize that the simple act of...

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