CCEDC works to extend the educational resources of Cornell University and other educational institutions, to the people of Dutchess County to foster economic, social and environmental improvement of its individuals, families and communities.

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County (CCEDC), a subordinate governmental agency associated with Cornell University and its land-grant mission since 1869, provides research-based resources, tools and education for the residents and officials of Dutchess County. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County’s Hours:

Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM 


News & Press Releases

Stay up to date with all of the goings-on at CCEDC and the Taste of NY Market at Todd Hill!

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Green Teen Photography Workshop and Exhibit

This year's Green Teen workshop series at Bellefield featured a new workshop in garden photography. The students' photographs will be featured in a slide show and exhibit at the Wallace Visitor Center on June 5, 2016.

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Climate Resilience Forum

This forum will provide communities an overview of the NYS Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Certification program, the benefits to participating in the program and how to get started.

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Family Budgeting

A trained volunteer will work with you or your family one-on-one to help you set up and use a customized budget and credit repayment plan in this FREE program!

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The GIS Lab provides technical assistance, training, and mentoring, as well as custom mapping and printing for a fee.

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Taste NY at Todd Hill

The Taste NY Market at Todd Hill - run by CCE-Dutchess -- is an exciting new destination and an opportunity to enjoy locally produced agricultural products!

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Last updated May 20, 2016