Spring Garden Day 2019

Choose classes from 10 different gardening subjects. Pick-a-prize auction, used book sale, delicious lunch, and more!

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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!


Lead Prevention Education

Cornell Cooperative Extension is partnering with Rensselaer County Department of Health on the Primary Lead Prevention Education Program.

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Healthy Recipes

There's a surprise -- squash! -- in this delicious and creamy macaroni & cheese recipe from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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All About 4-H

Find out more about the history of 4-H and what it can offer you, and get in touch today. We're looking forward to welcoming you to 4-H!

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more!

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Computer & Internet Help

Stay up to date on all that the Internet has to offer with CCE's digital literacy resources. Get information on how to perform online tasks, browse some recommended websites, or sign up for a computer class.

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Our extension specialists work with producers from beginning farmers to specialized businesses to help your farm compete in a global economy. Call us today!

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Last updated February 12, 2019