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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

CCEDC Board Meeting

April 20, 2015 at 7:00PM

Value Added Product Development

April 22, 2015 at 10:00AM

If you are interested in small-scale processing and manufacturing, this is the class for you! » Read More

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Updates

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

Money Management Tools for Success

March 2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County and The Hudson Valley CA$H Coalition presents Money Management Tools for Success. » Read More

County Executive Molinaro Signs Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into Law

March 2015

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro was joined today by members of the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, county and municipal officials and local farmers at McEnroe Organic Farm in Millerton for the signing of the Dutchess County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan into law. The Dutchess County Legislature unanimously adopted the plan earlier this month. » Read More