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'Silver Slicer' a top new vegetable

Feb 3, 2014

The cucumber, Michael Mazourek with the help of farmer Michael Glos, was recently named by Better Homes and Gardens as one of the top new edible plants of 2014.

Undergrad opportunities at Dilmun Hill

Jan 31, 2014

Cornell’s student-managed farm, is looking for undergraduate students to fill student researcher and market garden manager positions. Application deadline is February 12.

Study: Food hubs' support for local economy is mixed

Jan 30, 2014

A three-year study by Cornell researchers suggests that growth in local farm aggregation and distribution businesses may provide economic benefits to local communities, but that some other businesses may suffer.

Chris Watkins

Watkins Appointed Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension

Jan 16, 2014

"I am confident that Chris will position CCE for the future by integrating communication and education technologies with the traditional boots-on-the-ground approach that has characterized the legacy of CCE to date," says Dean Boor.

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Video: ‘The People’s Colleges’ book talk

Jan 15, 2014

CCE director Helene Dillard and Department of Horticulture faculty Scott Peters and Jane Mt. Pleasant discussed  “The Peoples Colleges: A History of the New York State Extension Service in Cornell University and the State, 1876-1948″ as part of the library’s Chats in the Stacks series.

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Cornell Small Farms Program internship

Jan 15, 2014

Requires strong communication skills and enthusiasm for New York small farms. Responsibilities include writing farmer profiles and helping to manage website, social media and other communications.