• CCE work highlighted at Cornell Day in Albany

    New York’s land-grant university brought its message of education, discovery and engagement to to Cornell Day in Albany last month. Lawmakers and visitors to the capital experienced the diversity of offerings which included many extension programs, such as Harvest New York and 4-H

    Photo by Joann Hoose
  • Engaged Cornell to support student teams collaborating with communities

    “The ability to bring the collective talents and skills of many more Cornell students out to our communities through the Engaged Cornell program is an exciting new opportunity,” said Kevin Jordan, executive director of CCE Jefferson County. “We’ve all seen the positive impact that just one intern can have at the local level. Deploying groups of interns on a single project under this new initiative will increase that impact exponentially.” Read more.

    Photo by Mark Vorreuter
  • Agriculture and Food Systems Inservice draws hundreds of educators

    Horticulture Professor Nina Bassuk leads a campus walk for CCE educators attending the annual Agriculture and Food Systems In-Service Conference last month. More than 325 CCE educators from around the state gathered to exchange research findings and information from the field.  The conference, which brings together faculty, educators, industry and community partners, consisted of more than a dozen tracks this year including farm management, invasive species, fruit, dairy, agroforestry and agricultural economic development. 

  • CCE staff advise NYC urban farmers

    A New York City urban gardening symposium in mid-October was organized in collaboration with CUCE-NYC, Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the American Museum of Natural History. Its purpose was to identify resources for people wanting to start an urban garden or to take their existing gardens to the next level. Read more.

    Photo by Chrissa Yee

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Andy Turner

New York State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader