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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Flood Recovery

Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Find our more about resources you can use here.

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Volunteer with 4-H

We're looking for interested adult volunteers to serve as 4-H club leaders and to lead events. You can inspire youth, and help them grow and master new skills.

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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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Extending the Growing Season with High-Tunnels

at Yarrow Hollow Farm, October 31 from 9:30am to 2:00 pm

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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 9 at the Putnam County Golf Course @ 6:30 pm

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Small Farms

CCE-Putnam is unique among local organizations in offering a continuum of education and resources that enable it to address a food systems issues in a holistic way

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County helps residents improve their lives and community. Become a supporter and receive our educational newsletter.

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Join 4-H in Putnam County

Join the fun! Enrollments are now being accepted. See the 4-H Clubs program page for a list of 4-H Clubs in Putnam County!

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Spring into gardening

Gardens in the Face

of a Changing Climate. This detailed guide will teach you how to have a "climate-friendly" garden. It provides ways to reduce chemical inputs, improve compost, and how to use cover crops to increase soil health.

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Last updated October 16, 2017