Cornell Cooperative Extension
Mission Statement The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.
Cornell Cooperative Extension builds partnerships and coalitions with individuals, communities,organizations, government agencies, and businesses around issues of mutual concern; develops local leaders who use CCE knowledge to inform decisions; promotes youth development through 4-H clubs and other experiences; strives to help participants make informed choices using the best knowledge available; connects learners with educational resources found in locations throughout the world; consults with individuals and groups on multiple topics; provides resources via technologies such as the World Wide Web, satellite, and compressed video.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is a partnership involving 412 extension educators located in every county in New York State; 245 faculty and staff in Cornell's New York State Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Human Ecology, and Veterinary Medicine;
50,000 volunteers participating in both program and organizational leadership;
103 land-grant institutions across the United States; statewide and community agencies, organizations, and businesses;