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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2016 Master Gardener PLANT SALE!

May 27th and 28th

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4-H Chicken-Que & 5K Run/Walk

Online registration coming soon, please check back for the link to connect you.

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5th Annual Golf Tournament

5th Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County.

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Urban Gardening 101 Class

We are pleased to announce this upcoming class!

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It's Soil Testing Season!

Check out the Master Gardener Volunteers 2016 schedule for Soil Testing Clinics.

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Garden and Home Lawn Practices to Protect our Planet

Workshop May 21st

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Last updated May 6, 2016