• Drone Discovery: Watch

    The National 4-H Council filmed a video at Cornell University focused on the New York State 4-H-designed Drone Discovery challenge.  Drone Discovery is a hands-on engineering design challenge that explores the science behind drones and how they are being used to solve real world problems. 

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  • Extension interns maximize summer experiences

    From using drones to track nutrient management in upstate corn fields to working with Head Start programs in Harlem, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) interns had a busy summer impacting communities across New York State. Along the way, they learned the value extension brings to applied research and the important role Cornell plays as New York’s land grant university.

  • Harvest NY, SUNY Cobleskill partner on sold-out pork workshop
    Harvest NY, SUNY Cobleskill partner on sold-out pork workshop

    For many current and prospective pork producers, raising the pigsis the easy part. Knowing how the meat is cut and the sausage is made is not always as instinctive. Helping them figure out that piece of the puzzlewas a recent pork processing and marketing class co-organized by SUNY Cobleskill and Cornell Cooperative Extension’s (CCE) Harvest New York economic development and sustainability program.

  • CCE, EDEN step up in disaster role

    Through its New York Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN), CCE provides boots-on-the-ground support in times of disaster, including the drought currently gripping a large portion of the state. Much of the communications heavy lifting is coordinated through the All-Hazards Response Team Ag Sentinel dashboard, an online tool is tied into the statewide emergency response network.  

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Karl Pillemer

Research focused on aging and the family, long-term and palliative care, developing models for translational research, and studies of elder wisdom.