Poinsettia Care

Poinsettia plants are so festive for the holidays ... but what do you do to keep it alive and happy? Here are some simple tips to keep it alive and mostly happy for your pleasure.

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Easy Food Preservation Holiday Gifts

Get a head start on your holiday gift giving with this hands-on workshop about easy food preservation that makes great holiday gifts.

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Emergency Preparedness

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Columbia and Greene Counties (NY) is a key resource for questions about managing home, farm, business, and natural resource challenges.

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4-H Educators Receive Recognition

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties’ 4-H Youth Development educators, Margaret Smith and Andrew Randazzo, have each been recognized with state and national awards that were presented at the recent New York State Association of Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Educators annual conference as well as the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents annual conference.

Andrew was recognized with the state Special Service Award. This award recognizes members of the professional association who have developed a new technique in programming, worked successfully with new audiences, and/or have been innovative in utilizing resources, people and situations.

Margaret (Maggie) Smith has been honored with awards at the state, regional and national level. She was recognized at the regional level as part of a team who created the 4-H Safe Space logo in the Communicator Awards category of Promotional Piece Team. Maggie was also part of the team recognized at the state level in the Specialty Awards category of Excellence in Teamwork for the Capital District Tractor Safety Certification Program.

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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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Invasive Pests

Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to New York's biodiversity. Learn about the various introduced pests that have been introduced to our state.

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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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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Agriculture

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 November 19, 2018