• Relationships at root of Cornell Vegetable Program’s reach

    CCE's Cornell Vegetable Program assists farmers in 12 western New York counties by helping them apply Cornell research and expertise to their local growing operations. Helping CVP conduct research trials are growers like Penn Yan's Nelson Hoover. 

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    Boots on the farm: Helping military vets access agribusiness

    CCE and the Cornell Small Farms Program are partnering on a series of educational programming opportunities designed to provide knowledge and resources to help military veterans gain entry to farming. One recent event was a workshop titled Veterans Growing Berries held in Broome County.

  • Larkin Podsiedlik
    Millennial brings new energy to CCE Steuben

    May 1 marks a new era at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County. That’s when 29-year-old Larkin Podsiedlik takes over as executive director. She may be the youngest executive director in the CCE system, that doesn’t mean Podsiedlik is new to extension or short on experience. We recently sat down with Podsiedlik to talk about her background, leadership philosophy and her vision for CCE Steuben.

  • CCE educators at Finger Lakes Craft Beverage Conference
    CCE helps local beverage producers hone their craft

    Recognizing the value and continued potential of the Finger Lakes craft beverage industries,CCE and its educators have joined forces with industry leaders to provide research-based resources for the area’s current and future brewers, malters and grain growers.  

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Director of the New York State Extension Disaster Education Network