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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2015 annual meeting

CCEDC Annual Meeting & Breakfast

Join on Wednesday morning, October 21st for our Annual Meeting & Breakfast!

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Making Compost!

Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!

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2015 farmedic fire company representation


The National Farmedic Training Program, developed by Cornell University, provides First Responders with the training and resources they need in order to execute farm rescues using safe methods for the victims as well as the rescue team.

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Flooding orange 2011

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 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 October 1, 2015