• Cornell CEA workshop
    CCE helps Cornell group explore future of indoor farming

    Indoor farming entrepreneurs and experts came to Cornell in early November with a goal: leverage the innovation at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to create viable businesses for local vegetables and produce grown indoors. CCE Broome Agricultural Economic Development Specialist Laura Biasillo, one of the presenters, said: “CCE is the ‘boots on the ground,’ providing everything from technical assistance to the business planning, cost analysis and financing needed by startups and business that are expanding.”

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  • Extension summer interns recount helping New York businesses, communities

    Stepping up to the podium at the 2017 Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) internship reception Oct. 11, at Cornell Biotech, 26 students shared their experiences of working at CCE county association offices across the state this summer. One theme emerged from each presenter: an enhanced appreciation for purpose-driven research through hands-on community engagement.

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  • Extension helps New York farmers share harvest with hurricane victims

    CCE Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Team Vegetable Specialist Maire Ullrich connects New York State growers with Feeding America food banks to bring NYS produce to hurricane-ravaged areas.

  • Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

    A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4. About 300 schoolchildren jammed all corners of Public School 21 as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day that reached an estimated 100,000 schoolchildren in 50 states.

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Faculty Spotlight
Justine Vanden Heuvel

Works with extension educators to train grape growers throughout the Northeast to optimize winegrape production systems.

2017 Agriculture, Food & Environmental Systems In-Service

Photo: CCE Educators

We invite you to attend the 2017 Agriculture, Food & Environmental Systems In-Service. 

Registrations closes October 13th, 2017

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