CUCE-NYC’s Urban Farming Efforts On NPR

Land grant schools, like Cornell for New York State, provide support to urban farmers when they need such things as soil tests or information about pest control – support that they can’t find elsewhere. A recent article on npr.org explains the importance of urban research farms to address the particular challenges faced by urban farmers, […]

Parent Educators And Researchers Discuss Recent Findings At In-Service Event

This September 22-23 thirty-six parent educators, BCTR staff, and others who work with families and youth gathered for a two-day Parent Education In-Service, run by the BCTR’s Parenting In Context Initiative. Participants from 13 counties across New York State viewed presentations on topics such as adolescent anger, child feeding practices among low-income mothers of preschool […]

Jennifer Tiffany Named Executive Director

Jennifer Tiffany, Ph.D. ’04, is the new executive director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension of New York City (CUCE-NYC). Tiffany has served as CUCE-NYC interim director since the unexpected death of former director Don Tobias in November 2013. “Jen is a natural choice to lead Cornell Cooperative Extension University-New York City, thanks to her long […]