• Agriculture and Food Systems Inservice draws hundreds of educators

    Horticulture Professor Nina Bassuk leads a campus walk for CCE educators attending the annual Agriculture and Food Systems In-Service Conference last week. More than 325 CCE educators from around the state gathered to exchange research findings and information from the field.  The conference, which brings together faculty, educators, industry and community partners, consisted of more than a dozen tracks this year including farm management, invasive species, fruit, dairy, agroforestry and agricultural economic development. 

  • CCE staff advise NYC urban farmers

    A New York City urban gardening symposium in mid-October was organized in collaboration with CUCE-NYC, Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the American Museum of Natural History. Its purpose was to identify resources for people wanting to start an urban garden or to take their existing gardens to the next level. Read more.

    Photo by Chrissa Yee
  • Innovative CCE program expands north

    More New Yorkers will soon benefit from regional agriculture program Harvest New York as it grows beyond its roots in western New York to support farmers in the northern reaches of the state. Read more.

  • CCE interns enhance life in New York State communities

    From Buffalo to Long Island, the North Country to the Southern Tier, our interns partnered with faculty members and association staff to put knowledge to work all around the state. Working in programs connected to the College of Human Ecology and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, students conducted wide-ranging research on invasive species, improving rural food opportunities, bolstering parental education, enhancing food safety at yogurt producers, sparking scientific interest among summer camp girls.

    Photo by Mark Vorreuter

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John Elliott

His Ecological Literacy and Design students worked on the design of a new Education Center and 4H Park in the Town of Mount Hope, NY with CCE Orange County.