Helping people, help themselves since 1913.

Our Mission: To improve the lives of New Yorkers through educational partnerships that put scholarship and local knowledge to work.

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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 a variety of useful topics. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Ulster offices  to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Get to know us!

Since 1913, CCE-Ulster has shared research-based knowledge with local residents. Our educators and trained volunteers look forward to working with you!

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10/23: Farm Properties Tour

Register now for a tour of farm properties in Washington and Rensselaer Counties. Lunch included at Brown's Brewing Walloomsac Tap Room in Hoosick Falls!

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10/26: Pressure Canning

Learn to preserve and stock your pantry, with different methods of preservation. Recipes are tested for safety and all methods taught are research based.

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

EFNEP is a free program designed to assist limited-resource families learn how to eat healthy meals on a budget, make better food choices, and increase physical activity, thereby improving nutritional well-being.

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ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification

This workshop is designed for food service managers and employees. Call now to reserve your spot in the next class!

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11/7: Post-Harvest Grain

Learn about drying, cleaning, storage, and stored grain IPM (integrated pest management) from experts in the field.

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Last updated October 20, 2016