Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County, a subordinate governmental agency associated with Cornell University and its land-grant mission since 1869, provides research-based resources, tools and education for the residents and officials of Dutchess County. Our four program areas “Help People Help Themselves” through education on:

Wanted: All Cowboys and Cowgirls for a Country BBQ & Square Dance. Come on out for an evening of great food and fun while supporting your local Cooperative Extension! The event will be held at the Farm & Home Center (CCE Dutchess offices), 2715 Route 44, Millbrook.

To purchase tickets, please see our registration page here.

See the event flyer here!

For more information, please call 845-677-8223

Hope to see you all there!


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4-H Program Advisory Meeting

September 10, 2014 at 7:00PM

2nd Annual Hops Program

September 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County will be offering a wide array of topics for a Hops program on September 11, 2014 (8 AM -4 PM). » Read More

Creating Your Path to College

September 15, 2014 at 6:30PM

Getting ready for college? Overwhelmed? Join us for an informational session on preparing for college and beyond. » Read More

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CCE Dutchess 4-H and County Fair Article on WAMC (Northeast Pulic Radio)

August 2014

On Sunday, August 17th, WAMC (Northeast Public Radio) released a news article show-casing the Dutchess County Fair, and CCE Dutchess' 4-H program. The fair starts tomorrow - Tuesday, August 19th - and will go until Sunday the 24th. The link to the article (with an audio) can be found on "WAMC.org's website here » Read More

Country BBQ & Square Dance at CCE Dutchess County!

August 2014

CCEDC is hosting a Country BBQ and Square Dance on September 20, 2014 to help raise funds to support CCEDC quality, local educational programs. » Read More

Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update: August, 2014

August 2014

Check out the Environment and Energy Program's monthly update to learn more about: upcoming events, outdoor recreation, green living tips, environmental resources and materials, and environmental notice bulletins for Dutchess County. The update is sent out via e-mail, and is also posted on the CCE Dutchess website on the first Friday of every month. » Read More