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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:

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of Taste NY Market at Todd Hill Rest Area on Taconic State Parkway

The State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the Department of Transportation and the Office of General Services partnered with Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County to create the unique Taste NY experience on the Parkway with a wide variety of regional and New York State foods, beverages and agricultural products represented by at least 15 different agricultural producers at any given time.

For a link to the press release, click here!

For more photos from the ribbon cutting, click here!

Governor Cuomo Hosts Ribbon Cutting at New Taste NY Store - Photo courtesy of Governor Andrew Cuomo's office

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Events

The Finance Committee of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

July 28, 2014 at 5:30PM

The Finance Committee of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County will hold a meeting on Monday, July 28 at 5:30 pm at the Farm & Home Center in Millbrook, NY. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending must call (845) 677-8223 x 100 and advise of any special needs we may accommodate » Read More

The Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

July 28, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County will hold a meeting on Monday, July 28 at 7:00pm at the Farm & Home Center in Millbrook, NY. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending must call (845) 677-8223 x 100 and advise of any special needs we may accommodate. » Read More

Positive Parenting Workshops for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals

August 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

What is your parenting style? Are you a Jelly Fish or a Brick Wall? Join us for the educational series and find out the answer! » Read More

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Updates

Press Release - County's Agency Partner Grant Program

July 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County has been awarded a portion of $705,200 through Dutchess County's Agency Partner Grant Program. The funding was awarded to non-profit agencies for outcome-based programs in areas of identified need. » Read More

CCE Seminar on Sea Level Rise-Resources for Hudson River Communities on July 24

July 2014

As part of its 2014 seminar series, the Hudson Estuary Watershed Resiliency Project, in partnership with Scenic Hudson, Inc. and Orange County Department of Planning present tools and resources that Hudson River communities can use to plan for predicted sea level rise scenarios over the next century. » Read More

Environment and Energy Program Monthly Update: July, 2014

July 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