About CCE Suffolk

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) is a non-profit community education agency established in 1917. We are affiliated with Cornell University as part of the national land grant university system started in 1862.

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County assists and educates residents, businesses and professionals in a broad spectrum of topics by providing research-based information on parenting, diabetes management, nutrition and wellness, horticulture, environmental protection, marine restoration and sustainable agriculture.

Experts from our four main program areas—Family Health and Wellness, Marine, Agriculture and 4-H Youth Development—reach tens of thousands of adults, children, professionals and businesses each year.

We bring this free and low-cost knowledge directly to people at workshops, children’s camps, libraries and schools. We also work one-on-one with fisherman, farmers and growers to strengthen these industries, bringing tourism and advancing economic development. CCE programs have had a significant impact on communities and industry in Suffolk for nearly a century.

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Cooking Smarter / Eating Better

Cooking Smarter/Eating Better will teach you how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family in four sessions.

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Veterinary Career Exploration

High school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who are interested in becoming veterinarians are encouraged to attend this lecture series held on Wednesday evenings in Yaphank.

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Long Island Ag Forum

The Annual Long Island Agricultural Forum is a two day educational conference, trade show and banquet open to all agricultural professionals.

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CCE Marine Program

CCE's Marine Program bridges the gap between science and our community. From engaging people to be involved in marine restoration, to helping fishermen stay profitable while using sustainable techniques. Learn more...

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Long Island Horticulture Conference

Landscapers, nursery growers, arborists, landscape designers and architects, turf managers, and others in the horticulture industry throughout Long Island and beyond are invited to attend.

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Educational Programs for Youth

We offer teachers, youth groups and scout leaders educational programs which are available throughout the year.

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Last updated November 13, 2014