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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Pig pick

1/17: Beginner Pigs class

‚ÄčAre you interested in raising your own pigs? Join us for a class on starting out with pigs in the Hudson Valley.

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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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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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Jan & Feb: Small Ruminants Class

Are you thinking about adding goats and sheep to your farm? In this course we will discuss the feed, water, and housing needs of small ruminants, parasite issues, and the growing market for the animals in our urban areas.

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Feb & March Chicken Classes

Are you interested in raising your own chickens for meat or egg production? Join us to learn about starting out with chickens in the Hudson Valley.

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Last updated November 26, 2016