Extension Highlights Annual Report 2015 - Page 2


Mission Statement

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well‐being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

Vision Statement

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a national leader in creating positive change on behalf of families and communities through rigorously-tested extension programs. We create measurable change in the following priority areas by aligning local needs with the resources and priorities of the land grant system and its state and federal partners. Priority Areas:

*Agriculture and Food Systems

*4-H Youth Development/Children, Youth and Families

*Nutrition, Food Safety and Security and Obesity Prevention

*Community and Economic Vitality

Cover photo: taken by Schuyler County 4-H parent Linda Tikofsky.