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Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, 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. Our four program areas “Help People Help Themselves” through education on:

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County’s Hours:

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NEW: Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan – FINAL VERSION


See the link below for the FINAL VERSION of the plan:
2015 Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan 2015

Also, for a briefer overview, check out the Executive Summary: 2015 Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan – Executive Summary

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Events

Save Energy, Save Dollars Workshop

May 27, 2015 at 11:30AM

Learn to save money on your energy bills through energy saving tips for your household and energy assistance programs for qualifying residents. » Read More

Taste NY - Todd Hill Farmers Market

June 5, 2015 at 3:00PM

Starting Friday, June 5th, the Taste NY Market at Todd Hill on the Taconic State Parkway will be having weekly farmers markets until Sunday October 18th. The farmers market will occur weekly on: Fridays; from 3pm-7pm Sundays: from 2pm-6pm » Read More

"For Goodness Bake" - Bake Sale Fundraiser

June 6, 2015 at 10:00AM

CCEDC's Green Teen Beacon is having a bake sale fundraiser, "For Goodness Bake" on Saturday, June 6th from 10am - 4pm at Catalyst Gallery, 137 Main Street in Beacon. All proceeds go to benefit Green Teen Beacon! » Read More

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Updates

Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update May, 2015

May 2015

Check out the Environment and Energy Program's monthly update to learn more about: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. The update is sent out via e-mail, and is also posted on the CCE Dutchess website on the first Friday of every month. » Read More

USDA has confirmed Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the U.S.

April 2015

Since December 2014, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been found in poultry and wild birds in the U.S. All poultry owners need to be on the lookout for signs of HPAI and use good biosecurity practices to protect their birds. There is no immediate public health concern from the viruses. » Read More

Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update April, 2015

April 2015

Check out the Environment and Energy Program's monthly update to learn more about: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. The update is sent out via e-mail, and is also posted on the CCE Dutchess website on the first Friday of every month. » Read More