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 infrastructure in a parking lot in Tompkins County, New York.

From Street Trees to Parking Lots: Incorporating Low Impact Development Practices into Site Plan Review

Join us to learn about opportunities and techniques for incorporating LID practices into your community through the site plan review process, and the benefits of doing so!

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Abel's Tree Farm

2018 Christmas Tree Directory

Our 2018 Christmas Tree Directory has all the locations and information for a fun-filled day! Thank you for supporting our local growers.

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Relatives As Parents Program

RAPP comes to Beacon!

Starting in March, RAPP will add two meetings at the Beacon Rec Center. Click here for the 2019 schedule and please contact us with any questions. We hope to see you at a meeting!

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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 March 1, 2019