Prune to Produce Workshop on Saturday, April 21

​Join us Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm to learn the basics of why, when and how to prune fruit trees at Arturo's Restaurant at Micosta, 3007 CR 20 in Hudson. $50 per person includes lunch.

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Beginner Maple Program and Backyard Reverse Osmosis

Join Steve Childs, NYS Maple Specialist, and CCE to learn about tapping your trees for syrup on Saturday, April 28.

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Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Annual Spring Plant Sale will be held in Hudson and Acra on Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 am to noon.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!  In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


New York State 4-H Shooting Sports

New York State 4-H Shooting Sports is part of the 4-H Natural Resources Program. Human growth and development is the primary goal of our programming.

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Master Gardener Volunteers

Our Master Gardener Volunteers teach classes and workshops, provide information and soil pH testing at events, and answer gardening questions from callers.

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Choosing A Forester

In addition to timber harvest work, professional foresters can also help with non-harvest questions, like forest trail design, appraisals, tax basis determination, advice about forest property tax programs, and managing for wildlife

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Support CCE!

Your support helps CCE of Columbia and Greene Counties to do more and to reach more -- youth, adults and families in our communities -- with high-quality, research-based educational programs they can trust!

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Saving Water & Energy

You can save water AND energy when you wash dishes by not leaving the water running and by only washing when you have a sink full of dishes. Find more tips here.

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Expertise from Cornell is available to local producers through regional teams that serve our area. Find out more about these teams, and other resources, here on our site.

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Last updated April 20, 2018