CCEPC is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more!

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2018 PCSN Award Nominations

The Putnam Community Service Network (PCSN) will honor local organizations and individuals at the 33rd Annual Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 3

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Asian Jumping Worms

The Asian jumping earthworm is an invasive species that endangers our forests. Find out how what it does, and how to identify and help contain these worms.

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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

Saturday, July 14 @ Cold Spring Farmers Market. Ask the Master Gardener Volunteers of Putnam County your gardening questions.

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Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Boost your gardening knowledge, learn about natural resources and share your enthusiasm by teaching in our community. Apply for the Master Gardener Volunteer training program.

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Hike Putnam

Join CCE Putnam MG volunteers on Saturday, July 14 at California Hill State Forest

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Country Living Auction

We are looking for donations of new and nearly-new lawn, garden, patio, outdoor and other items to sell at a live auction being held at the Putnam County 4-H Fair at the Putnam County 4-H Fair, July 28 @ 2pm!

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Putnam County Fair

July 27,28 & 29, 2018 @ the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park. Exhibits, Master Gardener Plant Sale, Fishing Contest, Country Living Auction, Animals & 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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Last updated June 19, 2018