2017 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2017!

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Ag Literacy Week

"The Grapes Grow Sweet" is the book selection for 2017 Ag Literacy Week, March 20-24th. You can volunteer to read to 2nd graders in a local classroom, here...

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4-H Fishing Clinic

Saturday, June 10th from 10 am to 1:30 pm @ Putnam County Veteran's Memorial Park. Free to first 100 Putnam County Youth, ages 7-14

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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!


Basketball Shootout Fundraiser

Saturday, March 4 from 9 am to noon at Carmel High School. Help CCE Putnam raise funds for programs in Putnam County

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Introduction to Beekeeping

is an eight week webinar series that starts on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00pm.

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$500 Scholarship

Putnam County graduating high school seniors who are attending college to study Horticulture or an Environmentally related program are eligible to apply for these scholarships

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Putnam County Youth Forum

is a day long event organized by and designed for Putnam County High School students. The forum will feature workshops such as healthy lifestyles, technology, college, etc. and facilitated by professionals.

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4-H Dog Care

& Basic Training starts on Weds., May 3, 6:30-8pm. Learn basic dog handling, successful dog ownership and guidance on competition and other sporting fields.

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4-H Public Presentations

Saturday, March 4 @ Green Chimneys School

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Last updated February 17, 2017