• Northern exposure: new CCE ag teams aiding North Country

    Home to rich soil, a large dairy presence and determined crop producers, New York’s North Country also has more square miles than the entire state of Vermont and faces unique agribusiness challenges. Helping farmers navigate those issues is new regional agriculture team fueled by Cornell University research and resources.

  • Relationships at root of Cornell Vegetable Program’s reach

    CCE's Cornell Vegetable Program assists farmers in 12 western New York counties by helping them apply Cornell research and expertise to their local growing operations. Helping CVP conduct research trials are growers like Penn Yan's Nelson Hoover. 

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    Boots on the farm: Helping military vets access agribusiness

    CCE and the Cornell Small Farms Program are partnering on a series of educational programming opportunities designed to provide knowledge and resources to help military veterans gain entry to farming. One recent event was a workshop titled Veterans Growing Berries held in Broome County.

  • Larkin Podsiedlik
    Millennial brings new energy to CCE Steuben

    May 1 marks a new era at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County. That’s when 29-year-old Larkin Podsiedlik takes over as executive director. She may be the youngest executive director in the CCE system, that doesn’t mean Podsiedlik is new to extension or short on experience. We recently sat down with Podsiedlik to talk about her background, leadership philosophy and her vision for CCE Steuben.

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Karl Pillemer

Research focused on aging and the family, long-term and palliative care, developing models for translational research, and studies of elder wisdom.