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    Growers harvest Cornell expertise at Producers Expo

    Organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension, more than 800 commercial fruit and vegetable growers gather at 2017 Empire State Producers Expo to access Cornell science and know-how.

  • Eat Smart program helps kids make better choices

    Local Cornell Cooperative Extension offices and regional food hub Foodlink together form a strong partnership dedicated to strengthening families and communities in the Finger Lakes. Part of the statewide Eat Smart initiative aimed at nutrition education and the eradication of hunger, the Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York region includes Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates counties.

  • 2016: CCE's Year in Pictures

    This past year, Cornell Cooperative Extension's new staff writer and photographer, was privileged to travel across New York state chronicling the important  work of CCE's great educators and associations.This slideshow represents a few of the moments captured along the way. Thank you to everybody across the CCE system for a great 2016. We look forward to catching up with everybody in 2017.

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  • SoTier_Farm_Brewery_Summit
    Helping NY brewers, growers bet the farm on a fickle grain

    Malting barley is an essential ingredient for brewing beer. And since its very recent reintroduction to New York agriculture after several decades of prohibition- and disease-induced dormancy, it has also been very challenging to grow to market grade. Those challenges, paired with the rising demands of the state’s three-year old farm brewery law, dominated discussion at the recent Southern Tier Farm Brewery Summit hosted by CCE of Broome County.

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Keith Tidball

Director of the New York State Extension Disaster Education Network