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Turning maple syrup forests into bird-friendly habitat

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is partnering with the Cornell Maple Program to help New York forests that produce maple syrup meet their full potential as bird habitat, sweetening the deal for both maple producers and birds.

Study to help heat-stressed dairy cows weather increasing temperatures

A Cornell project aims to identify a nutrition-based solution that improves dairy cows’ ability to adapt to extreme heat.

Cornell Tech’s Teacher in Residence program to expand in NYC

Cornell Tech’s Teacher in Residence program, which provides coaching to help public school teachers incorporate computer science into the school day, will expand into four additional schools in New York City.

Cornell hosts largest-ever High School Programming Contest

More than 180 students competed in Cornell’s annual High School Programming Contest, held simultaneously at Cornell Tech and in Rhodes Hall on the Ithaca campus.

Cooperative Extension podcast talks farming in NYC

In Episode 4 of this season’s CCE “Extension Out Loud” podcast series, urban agriculture specialists Yolanda Gonzalez and Sam Anderson talk about their work with growers in New York City.

CCE sows seeds to grow urban agriculture

Specialists from Cornell Cooperative Extension are helping urban farmers from Buffalo to New York City make the most of confined spaces and unique growing conditions.

Regional Town-Gown Conference takes on transportation

The fourth annual Cornell University Regional Town-Gown Conference, held March 26, focused on the logistics and challenges of transportation, or getting people and things where they need to go.

Staff News

CCE podcast taps the sweet innovation of NYS maple

Cornell Cooperative Extension Lewis County Executive Director Michele Ledoux joins the “Extension Out Loud” podcast for an episode on all things maple.

Delicious to the core: Turning apple waste into good taste

Cornell research aims to turn the nutritious leftovers created during apple processing into snack foods and cereals, reducing waste and creating new economic opportunities for New York companies.