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

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County is here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust! Explore our website to see the many programs, events and resources we offer to serve our community. 

Office Hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm Monday through Friday at the Dutchess County Farm & Home Center. Please call (845) 677-8223 with any questions and to talk with staff.

*Please note, since much of our staff operate within our communities or at other sites, we recommend scheduling an appointment which can be in-person or virtually!  Contact staff directly by visiting our staff page

Monthly Reads:

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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 June 5, 2024