Cornell Cooperative Extension’s (CCE) community and economic vitality programs build the capacity of New York state communities to engage in and direct their own futures. 

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APREP disaster researchers and educators across Cornell University and CCE develop evidence-based guidance on preparedness, response and recovery after natural disasters and emergencies, assist with CCE emergency operations and conduct research which informs future response and recovery efforts.

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In partnership with the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets, CCE operates several Taste NY store locations which market and sell local foods, beverages and value-added products.

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Through the Farm Ops program, the Returning Warriors: Outdoor Recreation, Restoration & Resilience program and other local and regional programs, CCE partnerships support the livelihoods of military veterans and families across New York.

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Leading Through Extension: Supporting New York's Farmworkers
Mary Jo Dudley is the Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program and a faculty member in the Department of Global Development. In this episode of "Extension Out Loud," Dudley recalls the history of the Cornell Farmworker Program and shares some...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
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Summer is a great time to be on the water. For this episode of Extension Out Loud we talked with David White, of New York Sea Grant , about the basics of boating safety. Learn how you can help insure a safe and family-friendly experience on the...
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  • Department of Global Development
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Allison Chatrchyan and David Kay , senior research and extension associates in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Department of Global Development, are studying solar leasing on farmland in New York to better understand the economic...
  • Community and Regional Development Institute
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
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Part 1 with David Orr David Orr, director of the Cornell Local Roads program joins Extension Out Loud. Do you know who maintains the road you live on or the road you drive to work on? Maybe you’ve never thought about it less there’s a pothole or...
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