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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Farm home center

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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Climate Smart Communities Forum

Forum: Sat, June 24 - Communities will learn about new climate resilience grants and free technical assistance available.

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Marylou and anne at marathon 2017

MG Mary Lou Duffy and her granddaughter with the compostable cups gathered at the Organ Lake water station

MGs taught thousands of spectators and participants about proper waste management.

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4-H Alumni and Friends

The purpose is to bring together everyone who has an interest in seeing 4-H in Dutchess County grow and flourish. Join us!!!

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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 todd hill

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 June 21, 2017