Two men drilling technology into the side of a house

News

NSF funding to help erase upstate NY’s digital divide
Cornell faculty will collaborate with community partners around New York – through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in each county – to set up networks based on low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) technology, a form of low-frequency radio....
  • Atkinson Center
  • Community and Regional Development Institute
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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News

New Cooperative Extension program connects Cornell to SWNY farmers
The five-county region of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, and Steuben Counties relies on an estimated $601 million in agricultural product sales to fuel the local economy. Eighty percent of those dollars come from the dairy, livestock...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
Dean Kathryn J. Boor

Spotlight

In podcast, outgoing CALS dean reflects, ponders trends
Before she moves on to new roles – as dean of the Cornell Graduate School and vice provost for graduate education – Boor joined Cornell Cooperative Extension’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast to reflect on her journey through agriculture, as both...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture
Group of nutrition educators posting in front of water fountain in Albany, NY

Field Note

Reflections on COVID-19 and SNAP-Ed: Making Lemons Into Lemonade
In the last quarter of 2019, the Northwestern region SNAP-Ed team delivered almost 400 in-person programs to over 5000 participants. From Buffalo Public Schools to the Medina Library, we covered a wide range of nutrition topics. Then COVID-19...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Health + Nutrition
People erecting biocontrol tents in wooded area

News

Bio control experiments aim to balance biodiversity
CCE Educators Sharon Bachman and Laura Bailey are partnering with Carrie Brown-Lima, director of the New York Invasive Species Research Institute, to control the invasive plant using biocontrol measures. In this episode, "Extension Out Loud"...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Environment