• Extension interns share experiences with NY communities

    CCE intern Tyler Brewer (far right), a CALS environmental and sustainability sciences major, accompanied CCE Madison agriculture educator Sarah Ficken and Nate Durfee, an owner of Tuscarora Dairy Farm (center) on a visit Chittenango, N.Y. farm this past summer.

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    Hands On: How NYS Apples Are Harvested

    Commercial apple pickers utilize a platform to harvest Gala apples at DeMarree Fruit Farm in Wayne County, N.Y. Their picking speed and gentle fruit handling is mesmerizing - and essential to New York's apple industry. DeMarree Fruit Farm is a research partner with Cornell Cooperative Extension's Lake Ontario Fruit Program. 

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    Protecting High Density Apple Orchards From Hail

    Spanning acres of high density orchard trees, hail netting can provide a critical layer of protection for NYS apples from disfiguring weather damage.                                                                                                                                  

    Read moreImage by R.J. Anderson/CCE.
  • combine in wheat field
    Extension Out Loud Podcast: The Farm Bill

    CCE's new podcast, Extension Out Loud, launches with a miniseries on the farm bill that covers conservation, local food, dairy, nutrition and more!                                                                                                                                                         

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Richard Stup

Leader of the Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development program.