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    CCE and Eden Valley Growers: A partnership that produces

    “Excellent extension and research programming is not possible without grower involvement and that is where Eden Valley Growers comes into the picture,” said Cornell Cooperative Extension Director Chris Watkins as he awarded  the 50-year old western New York farm cooperative CCE's 2016 Friend of Extension award. “Their member farms are key in connecting university research to real-world farm utility.”

  • Buffalo Farm-to-School has CCE flavor

    Like hundreds of other school districts in New York, the Buffalo City School District (BCSD) has faced plenty of hurdles with its newly adopted farm-to-school program. From finding suitable partner farms to encouraging student consumption of fruits and vegetables, districts like BCSD are encountering growing pains with beefed up farm-to-school programs.

  • Soil Health Trailer extends Cornell expertise

    This summer, CCE's Fay Benson, a member of CCE’s South Central New York Dairy and Field Crops team, traveled throughout New York State hauling the New York Grazinglands Coalition Soil Health Trailer, a rolling lab equipped to provide demonstrations about the value of healthy soil while illustrating the dangers that can lurk both above and beneath.

  • Drone Discovery: Watch

    The National 4-H Council filmed a video at Cornell University focused on the New York State 4-H-designed Drone Discovery challenge in preparation for National Youth Science Day.  Drone Discovery is a hands-on engineering design challenge that explores the science behind drones and how they are being used to solve real world problems. 

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Andy Turner

New York State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader