The Extension Out Loud podcast highlights the impact that CCE has on the daily lives of New Yorkers through engaging interviews with researchers, educators, and practitioners. Their wide-ranging conversations explore agriculture, food systems, nutrition, sustainable energy, youth development and more.

Meet the hosts

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Katie Baildon

Communications Specialist

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Katie Baildon
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Paul Treadwell

Distance Learning Specialist

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Paul Treadwell
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Summer interns discuss storytelling project in CCE podcast
When the pandemic nixed the in-person component of their 4-H Rural Storytelling Project internship, Madison Albano ‘21, Wendy Ying Lau ’21 and Seth Bollinger ’21 put together a virtual program for kids across three New York state counties...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Communication
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Bridging divides with the 4-H Rural Storytelling Project
Each year the Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Summer Internship Program invites dozens of students from across Cornell to engage with CCE staff on a broad variety of applied projects. This summer, three interns worked with 4-H program...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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Reflections on an unconventional 4-H camp season
This summer 4-H camp leaders across New York State found themselves with a difficult task: preserve the camp spirit while following COVID-19 health and safety requirements. They rose to the task with unusual, engaging, fun and creative projects...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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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
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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

Partner Podcasts

More expert audio by our colleagues and partner programs

Eastern New York Veg News

A biweekly podcast by the CCE Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program. Listen to "Eastern New York Veg News."

The Coop-Cast

A podcast by Cornell Cooperative Extension Ulster County. Listen to "The Coop-Cast"

Parenting Tips

A podcast by the Family Health and Wellness program of Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County. Listen to "Parening Tips." 

I Farm Oneida

A podcast hosted by Marylynn Collins, diary and livetock educator with Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County. Listen to "I Farm Oneida."

Dialing Into Your Best Dairy

An audio series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension Regional Dairy Specialists and Cornell CALS PRO-DAIRY. Listen to "Dialing Into Your Best Dairy."