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Spotlight

Chris Watkins elected ISHS Fellow
"Watkins’ research has focused primarily on the storage and ripening of fruit from both applied and fundamental aspects. A primary area of that research is the development of knowledge required for the use of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP), an...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Professor Scott Peters

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News

Leading Through Extension: Experimenting Together
Historian and professor Scott Peters has dedicated over two decades to examining the dynamic relationships that scientists, scholars, and extension educators at land-grant universities have with the communities they serve.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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News

Seminar to explore racial and food justice movements in New York
The seminar, “A Pig and a Garden: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agricultural Cooperatives and the Black Freedom Movement,” will be led by Monica White, associate professor of environmental justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her talk, White...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
Gymnasium set up as vaccine site

Field Note

Extension Connections Help Bring COVID-19 Vaccinations to NYC Neighborhoods
Community partnerships work! In the spring of 2021, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City (CUCE-NYC) has been connecting the Community Healthcare Network with the community engagement team at Weill Cornell Medicine's Clinical and Translational Sciences Center (CTSC) so that medical students could volunteer with community-based vaccination clinics.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Health + Nutrition
Julie Raway picking greens in a large garden

Field Note

Meet Julie Raway: Advancing school nutrition programs across New York state
Julie Raway is a registered dietitian with Broome Tioga BOCES Food Services, a farm to school chair of the New York School Nutrition Association, and a leader of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm to School Program Work Team.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition