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The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

BECOME A MEMBER OF CCE

Click here for enrollment form:  Enrollment-2015

DELAWARE BOUNTY - Opening Early March!

Click HERE for more information.

HOP FARM START-UP

Friday, March 20, 9:30am - 4:00pm (lunch provided); CCE-Resource Center, 34570 State Hwy 10, Hamden, NY

Program instructors include Steve Miller, Cornell Hops Specialist, Jason Townsend, Hops Program Scout – both located at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Madison County where the New York State Hops Program is centered.  Also speaking is Ian Porto, of the Northern Eagle Hop Pelletizing Company, Oneonta NY.

 

Topics will include: setting up a hop yard; site selection, planting; trellising; equipment; insect and disease identification and management; hop varieties; production practices; harvesting, processing and packaging; the market outlook, farm brewery law, and the economics of start-up.

 

The registration fee for this program is $15 per person – lunch will be provided.  Make check payable to “Cornell Cooperative Extension” and indicate “hops program” on the memo line.  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required by March 13.    Mail check to Cornell Cooperative Extension, 34570 St Hwy 10, Suite 2, Hamden, NY 13782. Please provide names and complete contact information of all who are attending.  Registration may also be made with a credit card by calling Cooperative Extension at 607-865-6531 or online at: www.cce.delaware.org.  

REGISTER FOR THE CLIMATE CHANGE EXCHANGE:  A CONFERENCE ON TEACHING CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE CATSKILLS

Friday, March 13, 8:00am - 2:30pm (Snow Date: Saturday, March 14).  Location:  Delaware Academy, 2 Sheldon Dr, Delhi, NY 13753.  

*  Keynote Speakers

* Workshops

* Share-a-thon

* Resource Fair

* Special video message from Bill McKibben

*  Visit Delaware Academy's solar powered sugar house.

 

 

Register On-Line by Clicking HERE

Or Call (607) 865-6531/email: vsd22@cornell.edu

 

 

For copy of the workhop flyer, click Climate Change Exchange Flyer

 

WINTER CROP SCHOOL

Wednesday, March 25, 11:00am-3:00pm, Delhi Fire Hall; $10 fee-lunch included

 

For more information click on the attached link:  Winter Crop School-March 2015

 

To register or for more information, contact Kim Holden at 607-865-6531. 

LINK TO EDEN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

LINK TO EDEN - CLICK HERE: EDEN

LINK TO WINTER STORM PREPAREDNESS: Winter Storm Prepardness

Sign up for NY –Alert weather reports on your computers and smartphones. Click here

Also, please familiarize yourself with the information on the NY EDEN website regarding Severe Summer storms and share this information widely. Click here

Specifically for agriculture, consider hosting Farm Disaster Preparedness clinics. Click here

Finally, for virtually any extreme weather event, preparedness is key. Click here

For more information click here: EmergencyPreparedness

Dealing With Power Outages:

What you need to know, click HERE

Portable Generator Safety, click HERE

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, click HERE

Staying Warm in an Unheated House, click HERE

Preparing Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

Safety of Frozen Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

Safety of Refrigerated Food During a Power Outage, click HERE

3rd ANNUAL ENERGY SYMPOSIUM

E’3 Energy, Environment and Efficiency Green Living in the Catskills

(Planting the seeds for the future)

Saturday April 11, 2015  (8:30am  - 4:00pm)

Farrell Student and Community Center – SUNY Delhi

 

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, SUNY Delhi, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County  and Delaware County will hold the 3rd Annual Energy Symposium.  Industry experts, professors and community leaders will present and discuss Energy, Efficiency and Environment.

Presenters will discuss methods of integrating solar, wind and other renewables into the grid with multiple mechanisms to save money for both the industry and customers while protecting the environment.

 

Efficient and environmentally friendly building construction practices and automotive energy saving will be presented.  Additionally, there will be a roundtable discussion with community leaders to answer questions on where they stand on promoting and encouraging E3.

 

Seating is limited with a small entrance fee of $15 per person and $25 for two, includes muffins/bagels in the morning and lunch.  For more information please contact Kelly Blakeslee.  Kelly.blakeslee@co.delaware.ny.us or phone (607)746-8914.

Events
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