• Buffalo Farm-to-School has CCE flavor

    Like hundreds of other school districts in New York, the Buffalo City School District (BCSD) has faced plenty of hurdles with its newly adopted farm-to-school program. From finding suitable partner farms to encouraging student consumption of fruits and vegetables, districts like BCSD are encountering growing pains with beefed up farm-to-school programs.

  • Soil Health Trailer extends Cornell expertise

    This summer, CCE's Fay Benson, a member of CCE’s South Central New York Dairy and Field Crops team, traveled throughout New York State hauling the New York Grazinglands Coalition Soil Health Trailer, a rolling lab equipped to provide demonstrations about the value of healthy soil while illustrating the dangers that can lurk both above and beneath.

  • 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 in preparation for National Youth Science Day.  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.

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Gary Evans

Research focused on how the physical environment affects human health and well being among children.