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POSTPONED: Ask a Master Gardener at the HV Farmers' Market

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we will not be present at this Farmers' Market. Come buy local produce, bread, and more at the farmers’ market and stop by the Master Gardener Volunteer table to ask your gardening questions.Free advice that will be invaluable to your garden!

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Shiitake

Cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns-Intro to Shiitake Growing Workshop

Saturday, April 11, 2020

This introductory workshop is designed for adult participants and held in partnership with natural resource professionals from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and the Watershed Agricultural Council. The event will include an indoor component and an outdoor demonstration, so...

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4-H Junior Vet Series

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

The 4-H Junior Vet series is an exciting seven week workshop with an opportunity to shadow local Veterinarians and explore a career in Vet Science. In this hands-on, enrichment program youth will:Learn about a variety of different animals including dogs, cats, and horses.Explore animal nutrition,...

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Pruning trees

ISA Certified Arborist Training Program

Thursday, April 16, 2020

CCE Dutchess and Putnam counties will be having a training for ISA Certification beginning on Wednesday, March 4th. This training program is designed to assist green industry professionals in obtaining the ISA Certified Arborist designation. Attendees of this program will gain an increased knowle...

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Shiitake Logs in Laying Yard

WOW- Women Owning Woods Catskill-Hudson Valley Spring Program

Friday, April 17, 2020

Join us for our second Women Owning Woods gathering at the Schor Conservation Area! This program will start with a presentation about growing your own mushrooms followed by a demonstration on how to inoculate your own shiitake logs. You’ll learn how and why it can be rewarding to grow your own...

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earth day april 22

Plastics: We loved 'Em, Now it's Time to Leam 'Em

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Join us for a special Earth Day presentation about reducing our individual plastic use. Brief review of the harm that plastics do and various types of plastics and the meaning of the recycling symbols. What’s being done about plastics by governments (local/state/federal) and businesses. Pract...

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Dog Training

Dog Care & Basic Training

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

2020 Dog Program starts April 22This six-week exciting hands-on enrichment program and learn about: successful dog ownership skillsbasic dog care & handlingguidance on competition & other sporting fields, including the Putnam County Fairan opportunity to have your dog evaluated for the K9 Good C...

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Putnam County Youth Forum

Putnam County Youth Forum

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Putnam County Youth Forum, which is hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County’s 4-H Youth Development Program and the Putnam County Youth Bureau, is a day-long event organized by and designed for Putnam County High School Students. During the Forum, more than 150 students atten...

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CS Farmers Market

POSTPONED: Farmers Market

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we will not be at this Farmer's Market. Come visit the Master Gardener Volunteer booth and ask your gardening questions and get a soil test for pH for $10. This months topic will be Gardening with Deer in Mind.

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Soil in cupped hands

Lawn Care Best Management Practices

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

A Zero-Phosphorus Approach to Clean Water, Healthy Turf and Happy CustomersA required class for Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care ContractorsWho Should Attend: Putnam County Licensed Landscaping and Lawn Care ContractorsWhy it is Vital to Attend:Effective March 15, 2011, your ...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension office

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, May 11, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, MARCH 23 WILL BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 20 FOR THE LINK.The CCE-Putnam Board of Directors meet at the Putnam County Office Building, Rt 52, Carme...

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plant sale

Master Gardener Plant Sale, Rain or Shine!

Saturday, May 16, 2020

ATTN: DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WE WILL BE TAKING ADVANCE ONLINE ORDERS ONLY. THERE WILL BE NO PLANT SALE ON MAY 16TH. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR ONLINE ORDERING IN APRIL. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:30 am to 12:00 pm, rain or shine. Pr...

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vegetable garden

Vegetable Garden Planting

Saturday, May 30, 2020

An overview of how to start and maintain a vegetable garden. Then we will head out to the garden and plant a variety of vegetables and herbs together. The vegetables grown here this summer will be donated to a local food pantry. Register with the Patterson Library at https://pattersonlibrary.o...

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Fishing clinic

4-H Fishing Clinic

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Learn to Fish at the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park. Members from the Oasis Sportsmens club will be on hand to teach Putnam County Youth ages 7-14 how to fish. All participants will receive a FREE Rod, Reel, Tackle Kit, Fishing Directory & Hat. Space is limited to 150 youth.Registration & E...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension office

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, June 8, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, MARCH 23 WILL BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 20 FOR THE LINK.The CCE-Putnam Board of Directors meet at the Putnam County Office Building, Rt 52, Carme...

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Mt. Ninham

Master Gardener Volunteers Offer Guided Hikes in Putnam County

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Hike PutnamEnjoy Putnam’s natural beauty on these free guided hikes!Here in Putnam County there are so many beautiful natural places to explore. Numerous studies link walking in nature with improved mental and physical health, as well as stress relief. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam ...

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Animals at Putnam County Fair

Putnam County Fair

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Putnam County Fair in Carmel, NY has something for everyone. Celebrating 49 years the 3-day fair offers live music & performances, magic shows, food, exhibits, animals, craft tent, games & more!Special Events include the Country Living Auction followed by the Country Pig Roast & Chicken Barbe...

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Animals at Putnam County Fair

Putnam County Fair

Saturday, July 25, 2020

The Putnam County Fair in Carmel, NY has something for everyone. Celebrating 49 years the 3-day fair offers live music & performances, magic shows, food, exhibits, animals, craft tent, games & more!Special Events include the Country Living Auction followed by the Country Pig Roast & Chicken Barbe...

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Animals at Putnam County Fair

Putnam County Fair

Sunday, July 26, 2020

The Putnam County Fair in Carmel, NY has something for everyone. Celebrating 49 years the 3-day fair offers live music & performances, magic shows, food, exhibits, animals, craft tent, games & more!Special Events include the Country Living Auction followed by the Country Pig Roast & Chicken Barbe...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension office

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, September 14, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, MARCH 23 WILL BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 20 FOR THE LINK.The CCE-Putnam Board of Directors meet at the Putnam County Office Building, Rt 52, Carme...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension office

Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, November 9, 2020

DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THE MEETING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, MARCH 23 WILL BE OFFERED VIA ZOOM. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND VIA ZOOM, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 20 FOR THE LINK.The CCE-Putnam Board of Directors meet at the Putnam County Office Building, Rt 52, Carme...

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