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Grow-NY finalists put down roots in NYS food and ag economy

Finalists in Grow-NY, a business competition for innovative food and agriculture startups, are fanning out through upstate New York to meet with potential business partners as they vie for $3 million in prizes.

CCE podcast profiles Cornell Farms Ops’ work with veterans

In a special Veterans Day episode of CCE’s “Extension Out Loud” podcast, hosts Katie Baildon and Paul Treadwell speak with project coordinator Dean Koyanagi ‘90 on the scope of the Farm Ops project across New York state.

Digital agriculture workshop highlights radical collaborations

The third annual Cornell Digital Agriculture workshop, Oct. 30 in the Statler Hotel, will bring together stakeholders across disciplines to solve the biggest problems in agriculture and food systems.

Symposium seeks to beat back ‘zombies,’ grow sustainable housing

Cornell’s sixth annual Community Development Institute brought together more than 125 experts in academia, government and community development to discuss solutions for dealing with “zombie homes” across New York state.

CCE connects local farms, foodies through Taste NY

From maple syrup to apple cider to goat's milk soap, New York farms are growing sales in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension and Taste NY stores across the state.

CCE’s Blocks in Bloom helps communities flourish

Rochester neighborhood reaps benefits of Cooperative Extension initiative run through Master Gardener Program and fueled by trained volunteers who provide research-based support to the public.

New global development unit calls for ‘education with impact’

The Department of Global Development will draw from faculty across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to create a unified development studies program.

Micro-satellites offer a fresh view of NYS agriculture

A Cornell doctoral student is deploying new satellite technology that may be used for space research in the future and help New York farmers make more informed decisions today about growing crops and caring for animals.

Eastern Broccoli Project on track to meet $100M goal

The Eastern Broccoli Project began in 2010 with the goal of growing a $100 million broccoli industry in the Eastern U.S. in 10 years. With two remaining years of funding, Cornell researchers say they are on schedule to meet their goal.