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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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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Master Gardener Plant Sale

This year's Master Gardener plant sale will be May 13 (10AM - 4PM) and May 14 (9AM - 2 PM) at the Dutchess County Farm & Home Center in Millbrook. Click here for more information!

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Vegetable Gardening A-Z

This 5-class series on 2/20 to 3/20 will cover information useful to beginner and advanced vegetable gardeners. $95/person. Please call to register.

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Flood Recovery

Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find out more about resources you can use here.

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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 April 26, 2016