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The mission of Cornell Cooperative Extension Of Rensselaer County is to put experience and research knowledge to work through educational partnerships that improve residents' lives and communities.

Our Vision is that Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is widely recognized as the resource of choice for excellent community education programs, continuing to work in collaboration with other community resources to provide up-to-date information and technology to a constantly widening circle of county residents.

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 Rensselaer County Farm Markets


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August 2, 2014 from 10:00am- 2:00pm A Country Garden Faire at the Demonstration Garden at the Robert Parker School, 4254 Route 43, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Demonstrations throughout the day on composting, herb gardening, sharpening your garden tools and garden fairy houses. Visit the theme gardens, plant sale, Q & A table and favorite garden tools display. Soil testing sample drop off available. Admission is FREE. For more information call 272-4210.
August 6, 2014 from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Demonstration Garden at the Robert C Parker School, 4254 Route 43, Wynantskill, NY 12198. Weeds are one of the gardener's biggest challenges and there are several strategies to keep them at bay. We'll look at various options, including both organic and non-organic herbicides, for weeds in garden beds as well as in lawns. Admission is FREE.

Soil is the backbone of every farm and needs to be managed for maximum production.  Are you using the most current techniques for the best results?

Join us on August 21, 2014 at 4:30 PM at Kinderhook Creek Farm, located at 5168 South Stephentown Road, Stephentown, NY 12168

1.5 DEC Credits and 4 CCA Credits are available. 

This meeting is FREE, but please RSVP by August 18th Click here for full details

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