Flooded fields near Oxford, NY in July 2013.

Flooded fields near Oxford, NY in July 2013.

Farm disaster preparedness training is offered through Cornell's NY EDEN program.

A car in Buffalo, NY crushed during a snow storm (2006)

A car in Buffalo, NY crushed during a snow storm (2006)

Find out whether flooded garden produce is safe to eat, here on our site.

Emergency Preparedness

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a valuable resource when it comes to questions about managing home, farm, business, and natural resource challenges. This is especially true when New Yorkers are faced with disaster. CCE provides evidence-based information and education about disaster readiness and response, including specialized expertise in agriculture and natural resources management.

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Winter Weather Safety

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Water Quality

Find consumer information about drinking water, home water treatment, wells, septic systems, bottled water, and other water quality issues here.

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Food Safety in Power Outages

Learn about what is safe and not safe to eat during a power outage and how to cook with no power!

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Last updated January 5, 2018