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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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Backyard Chickens for Beginners
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Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Thursday, February 22, 2018

**TONIGHT'S CLASS IS STILL ON**    If you cannot attend due to the weather, we can provide a credit for you to take another class with us for the amount you paid.  We do not plan to reschedule the class at this time.  Are you interested in raising your own chickens for m...

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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)
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Small Ruminants for Beginners (Goats and Sheep)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Are you interested in raising your own sheep or goats? Join us for a class on starting out with small ruminants in the Hudson Valley.  This class will be held on February 6 and repeated on February 28.Sheep and goats can provide meat, fiber, and friends! Whether you are interested in starti...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, March 5, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing
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Getting Started with Rotational Grazing

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

How can rotational grazing help you?  It can help you to increase your profits by:Lowering your feed costsImproving your pasturesDecreasing farm laborProducing healthier animalsIn this class, Livestock Educator, Jason Detzel, will teach the basics and benefits of rotating your animals, ...

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Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Tour
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Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Tour

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardeners for their annual bus trip to the biggest and best flower show in the East on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The 2018 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, "Wonders of Water," will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interpl...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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Getting Started with Rabbits
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Getting Started with Rabbits

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Are you interested in growing rabbits to sell as food or breeding stock?  Our guest presenter, Ashley Pierce, will review all the techniques and knowledge you need to get started with your very own successful and profitable rabbit enterprise.  At this class you will get an ove...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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Winter Lecture Series
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Winter Lecture Series

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series - workshops designed for the home gardener.  Classes are held from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at our education center, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston and taught by our trained, experienced Master Gardeners.February 15   Plants that Bind the Times:  200 ...

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Deadline for Seedling Sale Orders
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Deadline for Seedling Sale Orders

Friday, March 16, 2018

The annual Master Gardener Program's Seedling Sale is underway!   The deadline for orders is March 16.  Details and order form at http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/gardening/master-gardener-program/seedling-sale-fundraiser.

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Raising Pigs on Pasture
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Raising Pigs on Pasture

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Learn how to get the most from your pigs, your pastures, and your production!  CCE Ulster County's Livestock Educator, Jason Detzel, will discuss the skills necessary to raise pigs on pasture or in woodlands, including:forage qualityparasite controlbreed selectionmarketing modalitiesRegistra...

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Working with your Processor
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Working with your Processor

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Do you know the difference between USDA and custom animal slaughter?Do you know where the closest processors are to you?Do you understand how to fill out cut-sheets to get the most out of your livestock?All of these questions and more will be addressed at this free class, the March installme...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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Handmade Dumplings CLASS FULL!
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Handmade Dumplings CLASS FULL!

Saturday, March 24, 2018

ALL CLASSES ARE NOW FULL!Learn how to make dumpling wrappers, fill them with assorted fillings like meat, shrimp and vegetables, then boil, steam or fry! We'll make and taste several types from around the world.All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, lo...

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4-H County Public Presentations 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

4-H public presentations

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Winter Lecture Series
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Winter Lecture Series

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Join us for our Winter Lecture Series - workshops designed for the home gardener.  Classes are held from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at our education center, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston and taught by our trained, experienced Master Gardeners.February 15   Plants that Bind the Times:  200 ...

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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program
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2018 4-H Veterinary Science Program

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Teens ages 13 to 19 with an interest in animals and veterinary science can now sign up for the 4-H Veterinary Science Series, which will be held at SUNY Ulster. The program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development and SUNY Ulster. Dr. B...

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Grape Pruning Farmworker Training
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Grape Pruning Farmworker Training

Friday, March 30, 2018

Local farms are invited to a farmworker training in English, with Spanish translations, on learning how to prune grapes with Jim O’Connell of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County.The workshop will be held on Friday, March 30 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at Red Maple Vineyard (103 Burroughs ...

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Handmade Dumplings CLASS FULL!
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Handmade Dumplings CLASS FULL!

Saturday, March 31, 2018

ALL CLASSES ARE NOW FULL!Learn how to make dumpling wrappers, fill them with assorted fillings like meat, shrimp and vegetables, then boil, steam or fry! We'll make and taste several types from around the world.All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, lo...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, April 9, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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19th Annual Garden Day: "Trowel to Table"
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19th Annual Garden Day: "Trowel to Table"

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Join in the fun of learning how to grow your best garden ever!    Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (CCEUC) Master Gardeners, “Garden Day” welcomes all gardeners from beginners to experts to take part in this day-long gardening experience. For all detai...

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Savory Crepe Making Class
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Savory Crepe Making Class

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Crepes are classic for a reason - fancy and fast, sweet or savory, breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert! Come for lunch and make healthy, delicious asparagus crepes with hollandaise sauce. All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Roa...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Friday, April 27, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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Seedling Sale Pick-up
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Seedling Sale Pick-up

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Pick-up dates for pre-orders of our Master Gardener Program's annual spring Seedling Sale are Thursday, April 26 and Friday April 27 from 10am-4pm, and Saturday, April 29 from 9 am-12pm, at our office, 232 Plaza Road in Kingston (Hannaford Plaza).  This year, the Master Gardeners offer pere...

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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training
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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Registration required by April 24!Knowledge shared on preserving food helps to protect the health of residents by teaching safe preservation, and encourages support of local agriculture.Join us for the Master Food Preserver Training at Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall Street, Kingston, NY. The trai...

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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training
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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Registration required by April 24!Knowledge shared on preserving food helps to protect the health of residents by teaching safe preservation, and encourages support of local agriculture.Join us for the Master Food Preserver Training at Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall Street, Kingston, NY. The trai...

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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training
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3-Day Master Food Preserver Training

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Registration required by April 24!Knowledge shared on preserving food helps to protect the health of residents by teaching safe preservation, and encourages support of local agriculture.Join us for the Master Food Preserver Training at Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall Street, Kingston, NY. The trai...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, May 7, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Small Ruminant Parasite Control
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Small Ruminant Parasite Control

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at ...

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Texas BBQ Class!
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Texas BBQ Class!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Join Janie and her special semi-Texan guest, Christian Malsatzki, for an intense 2 hour Texas BBQ training. Equipment, meats, methods and tastings included! All classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12...

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Perennial Division Workshop
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Perennial Division Workshop

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Join our Master Gardeners in their Xeriscape Garden at SUNY Ulster and learn the nitty gritty of dividing perennials and ornamental grasses at our season opener for the Learning in the Garden Series, the May 19 "Perennial Division" Workshop.    You’ll gain hands-on experience in w...

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Cake Decorating, Basic Sugar Flowers!
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Cake Decorating, Basic Sugar Flowers!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Create sugar flowers that will look stunning on your celebration cake. Make simple flowers, delicate filler flowers and foliage. Take them home for your birthday, wedding or graduation cakes! Taught by our very own cake designer, Linda Gonnella.All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Coope...

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Great Plant Swap & Sale
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Great Plant Swap & Sale

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Don't miss the 20th Annual Great Plant Swap & Sale at Forsyth Park Pavilion, 157 Lucas Avenue in Kingston.  For a printable flyer click here.  Schedule9 am - 10 am   Drop off Plants and get vouchers11 am - 11:30 am  Swap only11:30 am - Until Plants are Gone   &n...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, June 4, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Knife Skills Class
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Knife Skills Class

Monday, June 11, 2018

Learn to chop like a pro, properly bone a chicken and save money. The class will also cover what knives you really need and how to properly care for them. Take home your chicken and vegetables. All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 23...

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Gardening in a Changing Climate

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Join us to learn about "Gardening in a Changing Climate".  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master Gardeners Program’s...

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Canning Strawberry Jam Class!
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Canning Strawberry Jam Class!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Start your preserving season with this classic. Learn how to preserve foods using the boiling water bath method and the science behind canning recommendations for safe preservation. Take home a jar of canned strawberry jam!All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Educatio...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, July 9, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Using Annuals in the Perennial Garden

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Join us to learn about using annuals in your perennial garden.  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master Gardeners Prog...

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Pressure Canning Class!
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Pressure Canning Class!

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Learn how to safely use a pressure canner and preserve the season's bounty for quick meals all year long. Can vegetables, meats, soups and stews. Take home a jar of what we can in this hands-on class. All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at ...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, August 6, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Sushi Rolling Class!
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Sushi Rolling Class!

Monday, August 13, 2018

Learn how to roll sushi like a pro! Ingredients and methods for vegetarian sushi will be covered. Stay for lunch and enjoy your Japanese masterpiece! All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12...

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Dehydrating! - Food Preservation
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Dehydrating! - Food Preservation

Thursday, August 16, 2018

One of the oldest methods of food preservation - learn about equipment and techniques needed to dehydrate food. Then, cook a meal using all preserved foods!All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston,...

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How to Take Garden Photos Like a Pro

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Join us to learn about photographing your garden - how to do it like a pro!  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Classes take place at the Master G...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, September 10, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Plant Sale
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Plant Sale

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Fall is the best time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs! The Master Gardener Program holds its annual Plant Sale, a fundraiser for the program, and part of the Learning in the Garden series.The Plant Sale will offer an array of plants from the Xeriscape Garden itself, plus perennials, shrubs,...

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Handmade Pasta Class!
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Handmade Pasta Class!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Fresh pasta made by hand. What more do we need to say? Ingredients, methods and sauces will be discussed. Take home your pasta! All kitchen classes are held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, located at 232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza) in Kingston, NY 12401. Registration is $...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, October 1, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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Late Season Color in your Garden using Natives and Other Plants

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Join us to learn about adding late-season color to your garden through the use of natives and other plants.  This class is a part of the FREE gardening classes hosted by the Master Gardener Program through their “Learning in the Garden" series, appropriate for gardeners of any level. Cl...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, November 5, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course
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ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course

Monday, December 3, 2018

From outbreaks of E. coli and botulism to Hepatitis A and Norovirus, food borne illnesses cost the United States billions of dollars each year while the fiscal impact on commercial, non-profit and municipal enterprises can total thousands of dollars in addition to possible closure of the kitch...

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