Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful research-based information at your fingertips!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County is open for business!  We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!  Take a look at the pages above to see the many programs we offer to serve our community. 

Office Hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm. Please call (845) 677-8223 with any questions or to talk to our staff. *Please note, if you'd like to meet with our program staff, we advise you make an appointment first as some staff are still working partially from home. You may contact staff directly using the information on our staff page

Our Mission

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

Last updated March 27, 2023