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CCE of Catt. Co.

CCE Cattaraugus Board of Directors Meeting

Monday, February 26, 2024

CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION CATTARAUGUS COUNTYBOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING February 26, 2024 Public Meeting @ 6:30 pm28 Parkside DriveEllicottville, NY 14731

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 Crop spraying near St Mary Bourne. The crop is rapeseed. Spray product unknown.

2024 CORE Training/Study Series Safe Pesticide Use

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Learn how to use pesticides safely with live instructors and hands on examples. Core Pesticide Training series will be held on Wednesdays starting February 28- April 3,2024 from 8:30am – 11:30am. Class location: Randolph Community Room 72 Main Street, Randolph NY. Course will cover Pestici...

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SEED LIBRARY TRAINING

Saturday, March 2, 2024

-"Please join us at the Blount Library on Saturday, March 2 from 11-12 for Seed Library training. The training will be provided by Kelly McDonald, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County and Melanie Brown, both CCE Master Gardener Apprentices. Kelly started a S...

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Close-up view of hands surrounding a pine tree seedling freshly planted in February 2009, US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region 5

ANNUAL RURAL LANDOWNERS WORKSHOP

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Annual Rural Landowners Workshop Saturday, March 2, 2024, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 2024 Annual Rural Landowner Workshop will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. Following the opening session there will be three concurrent sessions with multiple classes per session to c...

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Catt. Co. 4-H Dairy Bowl Team 2023

Western Distrist Dairy Bowl

Saturday, March 2, 2024

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After cutting raw meats, wash cutting board, utensils, and countertops with hot, soapy water.

4-H "Meat" & Greet

Sunday, March 3, 2024

LEARN ABOUT OUR YOUTH MARKET SALE DIRECTLY FROM OUR 4-H & FFA MEMBERS! YOU WILL ALSO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TASTE TEST BEEF, LAMB, GOAT, RABBIT, CHICKEN, TURKEY, & PORK.

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 Crop spraying near St Mary Bourne. The crop is rapeseed. Spray product unknown.

2024 CORE Training/Study Series Safe Pesticide Use

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Learn how to use pesticides safely with live instructors and hands on examples. Core Pesticide Training series will be held on Wednesdays starting February 28- April 3,2024 from 8:30am – 11:30am. Class location: Randolph Community Room 72 Main Street, Randolph NY. Course will cover Pestici...

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Dairy Processing Bootcamp

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Skilled instructors from Cornell University & Great Lakes Cheese personnel will teach participants about basic food safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), benefits of a career in dairy processing, job opportunities within the Great Lakes Cheese company, and more... BENEFITS:Earn a Food Proc...

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Dairy Processing Bootcamp

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Skilled instructors from Cornell University & Great Lakes Cheese personnel will teach participants about basic food safety, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), benefits of a career in dairy processing, job opportunities within the Great Lakes Cheese company, and more... BENEFITS:Earn a Food Proc...

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Presenting energy-efficiency in your household at the Friendship Free Library

Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Friendship Free Library will host a program on energy efficiency and sustainability on March 7th at 7:00 p.m. with the CCE-Cattaraugus Sustainability Campaign Educator. This program will educate residents on how to become more sustainable, reduce energy costs, and improve homes to be more ene...

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Thriving crops in raised beds. Vegetable garden, Malleny - near to Balerno, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Raised bed & Container gardening

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Raised bed & Container gardening Learn about planting your garden in raised beds or containers from Master Gardener Apprentice Melanie Brown.  Melanie will discuss what you should know when planning and planting your Raised Bed or Container Gardens. When: March 12th 12pm—12:45pm Wh...

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Master Gardener Terrarium/Fairy Garden Fundraiser

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Join us for a terrarium making workshop Tuesday, March 12, 2024 6:00pm-8:00pm to help support your local Catt County Master Gardener volunteer program. Tickets are $25.00/each and include a terrarium, succulents and growing medium. Several options to choose from! Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres a...

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 Crop spraying near St Mary Bourne. The crop is rapeseed. Spray product unknown.

2024 CORE Training/Study Series Safe Pesticide Use

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Learn how to use pesticides safely with live instructors and hands on examples. Core Pesticide Training series will be held on Wednesdays starting February 28- April 3,2024 from 8:30am – 11:30am. Class location: Randolph Community Room 72 Main Street, Randolph NY. Course will cover Pestici...

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Sustainable Solutions at Scio Library

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Come down to the Scio Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heating equipment ...

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FOOD PRESERVATION "SCAVENGER HUNT"

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Are you interested in learning how to preserve your food? The internet has so much information it can be overwhelming to find reputable sources for safe methods. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Preservers on a “scavenger hunt” and learn how to identify tested recipes. We will discus...

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 Crop spraying near St Mary Bourne. The crop is rapeseed. Spray product unknown.

2024 CORE Training/Study Series Safe Pesticide Use

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Learn how to use pesticides safely with live instructors and hands on examples. Core Pesticide Training series will be held on Wednesdays starting February 28- April 3,2024 from 8:30am – 11:30am. Class location: Randolph Community Room 72 Main Street, Randolph NY. Course will cover Pestici...

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 Crop spraying near St Mary Bourne. The crop is rapeseed. Spray product unknown.

2024 CORE Training/Study Series Safe Pesticide Use

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Learn how to use pesticides safely with live instructors and hands on examples. Core Pesticide Training series will be held on Wednesdays starting February 28- April 3,2024 from 8:30am – 11:30am. Class location: Randolph Community Room 72 Main Street, Randolph NY. Course will cover Pestici...

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Energy Saving at the David A Howie Library

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Come down to the David A Howie Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heating e...

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Optimizing Energy Efficiency at the Olean Public Library

Friday, April 5, 2024

Come down to the Olean Public Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heating eq...

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Sustainable Solutions at the Belmont Literary and Historical Society Free Library

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Come down to the Belmont Literary and Historical Society Free Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, ...

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INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM)

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Are you looking for options to get rid of pests in your garden without using pesticides? Join CCE-Master Gardeners and learn about Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of common-sense practices....

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Green Energy at the Belfast Public Library

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Come down to the Belfast Public Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heating ...

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Putting hot tomatoes into a sterilized canning jar for hot water bath processing.

Master Preserver Training Class

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation -- either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver. The class size is limit...

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Putting hot tomatoes into a sterilized canning jar for hot water bath processing.

Master Preserver Training Class

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation -- either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver. The class size is limit...

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Putting hot tomatoes into a sterilized canning jar for hot water bath processing.

Master Preserver Training Class

Thursday, May 2, 2024

A 3-day training for those who would like to go beyond the basics of home food preservation -- either for your own use or to help others learn how to safely preserve food. This course is the first step toward becoming a Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver. The class size is limit...

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NYS USDA 2023 Plant Hardiness Zone Map

GARDENING IN A WARMING WORLD

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Did you know that most of the country is now in a new growing zone? The USDA updated their zone map, and we are in a warming trend. Join our CCE- Master Gardeners to learn how this change can contribute to new weed and pest pressures, and how to plan ahead. Join us in person or by zoom.

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Presenting energy-efficiency in your household at the King Memorial Library

Thursday, May 9, 2024

The King Memorial Library will host a program on energy efficiency and sustainability on May 9th at 4:30 p.m. with the CCE-Cattaraugus Sustainability Campaign Educator. This program will educate residents on how to become more sustainable, reduce energy costs, and improve homes to be more energy...

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Close-up view of hands surrounding a pine tree seedling freshly planted in February 2009, US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region 5

2024 NYSDEC Tree & Shrub seedling sale

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

2024 NYSDEC Tree & Shrub seedling sale

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Sustainable Living at the Prendergast Library

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Come down to the Prendergast Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heating equ...

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Youth watering plants in garden

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT & SCHOOL/HOME TEACHING GARDENS

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

There are so many benefits to gardening. Join 4H and CCE-Master gardeners as they dive into gardening with youth. Emotionally, gardening reduces stress while cognitively it improves attention and memory.There are many sensorial lessons that are found throughout the garden; including color rec...

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INTRO TO CUT FLOWER GROWING & ARRANGING

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Join Master Gardeners as we talk about cut flowers- from seed to bloom at this quick intro lunch & learn class. Learn about cut flower varieties, common pest issues and how to grow your own cut flower garden! We will also give some tips on flower arranging.Attend by zoom or in person

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Optimizing Energy Efficiency at the Alexander Findley Library

Thursday, June 13, 2024

Come down to the Alexander Findley Library to meet our Sustainability Campaign Educator Emily Edmunds. She can educate you on the benefits of reducing your energy usage by eliminating energy waste. There are NYSERDA programs that offer financial incentives to insulate, air seal, and upgrade heati...

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