• Hemp in a Cornell AgriTech greenhouse.
    Hype or Hope? Cutting Through the Hemp Haze: 3 Part Series

    What do potential growers need to know about the present and future of hemp production in New York? This "Extension Out Loud" three-part podcast series explores the emerging crop featuring interviews on policy with assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and a conversation with Cornell professor, research and Hemp Team leader, Larry Smart.

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  • Alex Higginbotham, Skyye Mee-Thomas, Agnika Ghatak, Skyler Rizzo, Jefferson County CCE after-school coordinator, Ryan Arca-Steel and Mallary Williams prepare to assemble their space-bound experiment.
    4-H’ers prepare ‘rusty’ experiment for space station

    Five students from Watertown’s H.T. Wiley Intermediate School 4-H after-school program will watch their experiment soar from Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 21 toward the heavens on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Destination: the International Space Station.

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  • 4-H youth use a crockmeter to test color rub-off on denim as part of the “Blue Jeans: Creation to Reuse” program at the Career Explorations Conference, June 25-27 at Cornell.
    4-H’ers sample careers, college life at annual conference

    More than 300 young people from 45 New York state counties gathered on Cornell’s Ithaca campus June 25-27 for the annual Career Explorations Conference, where they got a glimpse of university academics, campus life and career opportunities.

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  • pile of vegetables: tomato, carrots, cabbage, radish, parsnip, brussel sprouts, eggplant
    Cornell program celebrates 50 years of nutrition education

    Over the last 50 years, more than a half-million children in New York state have benefited from the Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), a federal program delivered through Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) that helps families with limited resources learn how to eat healthy meals on a budget and lead active, healthy lives.

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Christy Hoepting

Christy is a vegetable specialist with the Cornell Vegetable Program. She specializes in the management of onions and cool weather crops.

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