Each bullet point is a different comment we have received. Longer form comments are generally turned into blog posts.
- Extension should be leading the way with efforts such as Solarize New York since “solar energy” and “rural energy” are specifically mentioned in the statutory authority granted by 7 U.S. Code Chapter 13. – This comment refers to the Smith- Lever Act of 1914. 7 U.S. Code, Chapter 13, Subchapter IV, § 341 http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/7/341 Full text of the Smith-Lever Act is available online here (pdf) http://www.csrees.usda.gov/about/offices/legis/pdfs/smithlev.pdf
- CCE is spread too thin. Much of its programming is duplicative, other better positioned groups are doing the same thing, nutrition, eatsmart. NY needs more fresh local food. CCE should return to its roots: Farming and 4H.