WELCOME! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
Registration Now OPEN
We are now accepting applications for the summer 2018 camping program!
Overnight Camp available for children ages 8-16 by January 1. Day Camp available (8:30AM – 4:30PM) for campers age 6+
Camperships are available to help defray the cost of attending. Applications are due by March 30.
Call (607) 865-6531 to request an application/brochure.
We hope to see you this summer at Shankitunk!
Winter Crop School
Tuesday, March 20, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Delhi Fire Hall, $10 fee (includes lunch)
Pesticide Re-certification Credits Available
1.25 credits in categories 1a, 21 and 23
Topics: Understanding a Soil Analysis Report; Corn Root Worm-What to do; Crop Rotation Decision Making; Pest Identification; Interpreting Forage Analysis Reports; Using the 2017 NY, PA and VT Corn Hybrid Trial Results;NYS Avipel Bird Control Trials.
To register, please call 607-865-7090 or 607-865-6531.
NY Beef Producers: Region 11 Annual Meeting
Tuesday, March 20, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Meridale Fire Hall
50 County Hwy 10, Meridale, NY 13806
6:00 PM Pizza and drinks
6:15 Update on NY Beef Producers Association, Andrew King, NYBPA Region 11 Chair
6:30 CCE discussions (Delaware, Schoharie & Otsego)
6:45 Pinkeye and Pinkeye Prevention via Vaccination, Ezra Swope from Agri Labs
7:30 Open Discussion
No cost to attend. Please register by March 16. Register by emailing Andrew at [email protected]; or CCE Delaware at 607 865-7090.
Benchmarking With Energy Star Portfolio Manager: The Basics – Online Webinar
March 21, 11:30am- 12:00pm
Municipalities and small businesses can learn how to use Energy Star’s free Portfolio Manager to input your energy data and analyze trends. Importing your data is a requirement of the “Benchmarking” action item for Clean Energy Communities.
Website to register: Click HERE
How to Save Money & Energy:
Learning About Energy Efficiency & Solar Options
Thursday, April 5, 6:00pm-7:30pm
CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Want to know how to save money on energy, and maybe install solar as well as save even more? This event will feature a presentation on energy efficiency options for residents and small businesses, including local solar installers who can answer all your questions about solar options.
To register call (607) 865-6531
Saturday, March 17, 10:00am-Noon
CCE-Resource Center, Hamden
Cost: $5 for members/$10 for non-members
Cacti & Succulents continue to be popular and trendy plants, and for good reason. They are beautiful, interesting little gems that take minimal car and are quite easy to grow. Participants will learn about the any varieties for indoor and outdoor propagation, and will pot up a small planting to take home.
To register contact CCE at 607-865-6531 or email: [email protected]
CLEAN ENERGY COMMUNITIES PROGRAM
Want to get your community started with clean energy strategies, and be eligible for up to $250,000 in grant funding to implement a greenhouse gas emission reduction project? Check out the Clean Energy Communities Program through CCE Delaware and NYSERDA.
NY Grown & Certified Grants Informational Meeting
Thursday, March 22, Sidney Library
Noon – 3:00pm
Come and join Mariane Kiraly, CCE Delaware & Laura Biasillo, CCE-Broome for an overview and discussion on the NY Grown & Certified Program. Currently the following commodities are eligible for enrollment: dairy, produce, maple syrup, beef, pork, Christmas trees, poultry, eggs and shellfish. Find out the eligibility requirements as well as cost-share grants that are available.
To register online visit: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/nygcinfo_203. Or email Laura at [email protected]
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.