Cornell Cooperative Extension is a key outreach system of Cornell University with a strong public mission and an extensive local presence that is responsive to needs to New York communities.

The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. Extension in support of field crop production includes faculty and staff from several Cornell departments and sections.

Our Experts

Joseph Amsili
Joseph Amsili

Extension Associate (van Es Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Joseph Amsili
  • jpa28 [at] cornell.edu
Gary Bergstrom
Gary Bergstrom

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Gary Bergstrom
Integrated disease management of wheat, corn, soybeans, forage legumes
Jerome Cherney
Jerome Cherney

E.V. Baker Professor of Agriculture

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Jerome Cherney
Profitable management of forage crops
Environmental sustainability
Grass bioenergy
Harold van Es
Harold van Es

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Harold van Es
Soil health
Precision nitrogen management (Adapt-N)
Digital agriculture
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Quirine Ketterings

Professor

Animal Science

Quirine Ketterings
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Joe Lawrence

Dairy Forage Systems Specialist

PRO-DAIRY

Joe Lawrence
Louis Longchamps
Louis Longchamps

Assistant Professor

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

School of Integrative Plant Science

Louis Longchamps
  • ll928 [at] cornell.edu
Precision agriculture
Site-specific weed management and variable rate nitrogen management
On-farm research
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Robert Schindelbeck

Extension Associate and Director of the Soil Health Lab

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Robert Schindelbeck
  • rrs3 [at] cornell.edu
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Elson Shields

Professor

Department of Entomology

Elson Shields
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Margaret Smith

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Department of Global Development

Margaret Smith
Maize breeding and genomics
Abiotic stress tolerance
Insect and disease resistance
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Kenneth Wise

Eastern NYS IPM Educator - Field Crops

CALS NYS Integrated Pest Mgmt

Kenneth Wise

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