Spotted Lanternfly

This pest (new to New York State) targets ailanthus trees, in particular, and attacks a wide variety of crops including grapes, hops, apples and forest products.

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Call the Garden Hotline!

Have a gardening question? Insect question? Call the Garden Hotline from 9 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday

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CCEPC Annual Meeting

& Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Thursday, November 15 at The Putnam County Golf Course.

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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!

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CCEPC Annual Meeting

Join us for the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County Annual Meeting & Volunteer Recognition dinner on Thursday, November 15 at the Putnam County Golf Course @ 6:30 pm

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Taste NY Food & Farms Expo

Cultivate new business relationships within your local community! Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Anthony's Pier 9, New Windsor, NY

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Join 4-H in Putnam County

Check out the 4-H Clubs accepting new members! 4-H Face Painting, Sew-Cool Sewing, Horse Clubs & more!

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Energy Assistance Programs

There are several energy assistance programs in NYS that offer free or reduced cost services, including heating assistance and energy upgrades. Find out if you're eligible!

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Spotted lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly

The NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets recently confirmed that the invasive spotted lanternfly has been found in Delaware County, New York. The pest targets ailanthus trees and attacks a variety of crops (grapes, hops apples and forest products).

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Last updated October 16, 2018