2017 Tractor Safety Program

Starting March 15th - (8 Week sessions) Youth who are 14 years of age are required to have their safety certificate before being employed to work on farms in Cortland County.

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May 19th Dairy Rodeo for 4-H Youth

At 10:00 a.m. the dairy calf, will be waiting and ready to be introduced to their partners. Then the fun begins!Youth will learn how to prepare your animal for show! Wonderful Volunteers &Teens will be there to assist and help the youth.

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Fairbook Cover Design Contest

Are you creative? Do you like to draw and/or design? We are looking for 4-Her's to design, draw, or create our Fair Book Cover for 2018. Use your creative skills to show your talent and this year’s fair. We want you involved in designing the fair.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips! 

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan.

Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, give us a call at our new telephone number 607.391.2660 or (if you have a landline phone use: (607.428.1300).   

You may also visit us in the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office at 60 Central Ave., ROOM 140, County Office Bldg., Cortland, NY.  

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO.  Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Click Here to see the Cortland County Cornell Cooperative Extension 2017 Annual Report

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Dairy & Field Crops

The SCNY Dairy & Field Crops Team serves Broome, Chemung, Cortland, Tioga & Tompkins Counties to help producers maintain a strong dairy industry in our region.

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Dairy Resources

Visit our suggested links and fact sheets for information that can help your dairy run efficiently and stay profitable.

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Weatherizing Techniques

Are your old wooden windows letting in drafts? Take time to assess the working conditions of your windows, and improve the overall comfort of your home.

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Camp Owahta

4-H Camp Owahta offers six, week long Residential sessions and a Day Camp. Register online.

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Healthy Recipes

There's a surprise -- squash! -- in this delicious and creamy macaroni & cheese recipe from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Fresh & Local

Find farmers' markets, u-pick farms, and other places to buy farm-fresh produce and products here in our area!

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Last updated April 11, 2018