Putting Knowledge to Work

Our programs are developed in direct response to community input, and are based on the most current information available from Cornell and other Land Grant universities from across the nation.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. 

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CCE Cattaraugus Board of Directors Meeting

August 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm

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Deer Tick

Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, other tick-borne diseases, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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2018 Cattaraugus Co. Ag Enrollment

2018 Cattaraugus Co. Ag Enrollment

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First Planting Dates

Consult our charts of popular vegetables and the earliest and latest dates they safely can be planted (as seeds, transplants, or sets) in our region.

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FarmNet offers services

Farm group offers suicide prevention counseling to NY dairy farmers

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Beneficial Insects

This 5-page booklet from Michigan State University describes how to attract beneficial insects to your garden by planting native flowering plants.

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Last updated May 22, 2018