Growing Forest Fungi and other Mushroom Cultivation Options

​Are you interested in exploring how to grow your own mushrooms or perhaps start a small scale mushroom operation?

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Mushroom Harvest

12-week Anger Management course

A 12-week Anger Management course will be held in Hudson on Thursdays starting April 25.

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Anger management

Getting Started with Poultry class

A Getting Started with Poultry class will be held at the CCE Agroforestry Resource Center in Acra on April 18.

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Pastured poultry at Quinn's Irish Hill Farm, Freeville NY

Position Open with CCE:

4-H STEM Educator

CCE of Columbia & Greene Counties is seeking a part time (21 hours/week) qualified and experienced incumbent responsible for providing youth-centered Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education utilizing a variety of methods for the 4-H club program and community sites including schools, libraries and after-school programs.  The educator also serves as a team member and assists in evaluating the Association’s 4-H Youth Development Program. Under the guidance of the 4-H Issue Leader, the educator also performs administrative responsibilities, including providing input into the Association’s 4-H program direction and management and also performs program coordination responsibilities.

Bachelor’s degree in Youth Development, Education, STEM, or related field. An Associate’s degree in related field plus 2 years transferable program/functional experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s degree.  Benefits-eligible.  All applications must be received on-line by April 19, 2019. Position closing dates may change based on Association needs.

Shooting sports

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 Scholarship 2019

Ask a Master Gardener!

Master Gardener Volunteers provide research-based gardening information to county residents (soil testing, ID of pests/diseases & answers to horticultural questions). Call us or send an email to

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Woodland Path

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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Siuslaw forest in the fall

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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Hiking through the woods

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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farm equipment in Ulysses


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 16, 2019