What is Cornell Cooperative Extension?

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. 

Agriculture - Food & Nutrition - Gardening - 4-H Youth Development - Invasive Species

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4-H Chicken Que and 5K Run

Join us!

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Farm Open House: for Military Veterans & Their Families

Free if you Pre-Register!

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2017 Fresh Market Vegetable Field Day

June 26th. Presented by the Cornell Vegetable Program.

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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It's Soil Testing Season!

Check out the Master Gardener Volunteers 2017 schedule for Soil Testing Clinics.

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Capital Project

See where we are in planning a future move to a new building

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Last updated June 7, 2017