Tomato Canning

workshop at Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10am to 12pm

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Celebrate 4-H!

The fun starts once again as Putnam 4-H programs gear up for a new year. Join us on Sunday, Oct 2, 2016 from 11 am to 3 pm for a 4-H Family Fun BBQ. Bring the whole family to learn more about 4-H!

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Coping with Drought

Prolonged drought affects the growth and appearance of crops and lawns, and more. Visit our resources for more information on drought topics related to you.

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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 topics that range from how to start an organic garden to nonprofit management skills. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


Farmers' Market Q & A Table

Wed, Aug. 24 @ Brewster Farmers Market. Ask the Master Gardener Volunteers of Putnam County your gardening questions and learn about Bee-Friendly backyards.

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Call for Community Award Nominations

Nominate a person or organization that has made an outstanding community or human services contribution in Putnam County for a PCSN Community Award. Nominations must be received by Aug 19, 2016 by 4pm

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2016 Master Gardener

Volunteer Training starts on Sept. 7, 2016, and classes will be on Wednesdays through December.

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4-H Dog Care

& Basic Training starts on Weds., Sept. 14th, 6:15-7:30pm. Learn basic dog handling, successful dog ownership and guidance on competition and other sporting fields.

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4-H Junior Vet series

starts Weds., Sept. 21, 6:30 - 7:45 @ South Putnam Animal Hospital

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Food Gardening

Growing your own food can be a very satisfying effort that pays off in a number of ways: your fruits and vegetables are fresher and you can choose the exact varieties that you and your family enjoy.

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Last updated August 15, 2016