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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NYSERDA Cleaner, Greener Communities (CGC) Program

Our Environment and Energy team at CCEDC has been facilitating a two-and-a-half year study into organic waste reduction, recovery, and recycling potential in Dutchess County through a NYSERDA funded grant opportunity.

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"Fall" in Love with Gardening All Year

Learn about great fall garden activities from CCEDC Master Gardener Volunteers.

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4-H Alumni and Friends Newsletter - 1st Edition!

Dutchess County 4-H Alumni and Friends Society is up and running. Read the first edition of our newsletter, "The Golden Clover", here!

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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 January 5, 2018