Ithaca Journal interview with Chris Watkins – Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension

In February of 2014 Chris Watkins, Professor Postharvest Physiology, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University and Associate Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension from 2006-2014, became Director of CCE. Recently the Ithaca Journal sat down with Chris to talk about the future of Cooperative Extension here in New York State.  In response to one question Watkins says “… out there in the real world, there’s a lot of different views of the role of government in this type of activity. A very good question is ‘Well, in the age of Google, why do you need extension?’ .
Visit this link to read the full interview and find his answer to the question “in the age of Google, why do you need extension?“.

http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/local/2014/08/22/conversation-chris-watkins-cooperative-extension/14460815/

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