• Hemp Summit Looks at New York's Next Big Cash Crop

    With state officials embracing industrial hemp as a lucrative addition to New York agriculture, Extension specialists from Harvest New York, South Central NY Dairy & Field Crops Team and the North Country Regional Ag Team will play a key role in helping New Yorkers navigate agricultural and economic issues.

  • Extension helps North Country grow grapes, wine community

    Growing grapes in northeastern New York and Vermont requires a hardy vine and a committed hand. Offering wineries a helping hand with the agriculture, viticulture and commercial challenges of growing grapes in a rugged climate are researchers and extension educators from Cornell and the University of Vermont. The partnership was on display at the 2017 Northeastern New York and Vermont Grape School.

  • 'Meat and Greet' fair brings farmers to local tables

    When it comes to shopping for meat, more consumers are looking for products raised locally. Many of those consumers, however, have trouble connecting with nearby farms to satisfy their buying preferences. Looking to break down that barrier in upstate New York was the inaugural Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair, a collaboration between CCE's Northwest New York Dairy & Field Crops team and Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Finger Lakes Institute.

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    Growers harvest Cornell expertise at Producers Expo

    Organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension, more than 800 commercial fruit and vegetable growers gather at 2017 Empire State Producers Expo to access Cornell science and know-how.

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Extension Associate Spotlight
Marcia Eames-Sheavly

Program leader for Cornell Garden-Based Learning and provides statewide leadership of a multidisciplinary garden-based learning extension program for educators.