Welcome! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:


Due to the current COVID-19 threat in our region, all Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County staff will be working remotely effective immediately. Our office in Hamden will be closed beginning Monday, March 23, 2020.

We are diligently working on projects remotely and although it may take a little longer to get back to you, we will continue to do so. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we all work together during this difficult time. We will continue to evaluate the situation and update our staff, partners and participants with any necessary changes.Thank you for your understanding.

Please contact us via email with any of your questions/concerns at [email protected] or reach out to staff directly via their email listed on the Staff Page of this website.

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County

Our Mission

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

How can being a member benefit YOU?
  • You’ll have a direct connection to upcoming programs, resources, and more
  • Educators that can answer your questions.
  • Programs ranging from one-on-one visits to small workshops and conferences.
  • Partnerships to offer training and certification opportunities.
  • Trust – CCE has been serving Delaware County for more than 100 years!

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Need information? View the following Cornell CALS and CCE Resource Pages Updated Regularly
General Questions & Links:
Food Production, Processing & Safety Questions:
Employment & Agricultural Workforce Questions:
Cornell Small Farms Resiliency Resources:
Financial & Mental Health Resources for Farmers:

This is a fast-moving incident. The best way to stay abreast of events and be aware of new resources is to follow @CCE_Disaster on Twitter. Digital resources are also available on the web and Facebook. Don’t forget to bookmark the CCE NY Extension Disaster Education Network website.


Upcoming Events

Dear leaders, volunteers, and members,

Due to the evolving corona virus situation Cornell Cooperative Extension Administration is recommending a suspention of all nonessential gatherings, including programs, meetings, and events for 30 days. This means that all scheduled events will be cancelled, postponed, or offered virtually until after April 15th. 

Our Executive Director Jeanne Darling is working closely with Cornell University and our CCE Delaware County Board of Directors to monitor the corona virus situation and will advise us on how to proceed with events and other activities after April 15th.

Please feel free to contact us at 607-865-6531 if you have any questions.

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VIRTUAL Farm Succession

March 31 & April 7 at 10am

This 2-part series will be offered via Zoom. Cost is $25 per farm. Key topics to be covered include:

  • Is the farm transferable?
  • Family Communication
  • Tax Implications
  • Legal Considerations.

This program is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Delaware County, Watershed Agricultural Council, and NY FarmNet.

You will be emailed a link to join the conference after you register.

If you have questions, please contact Mariane Kiraly at 607-865-6531 or [email protected] RSVP by 3/23/2020/

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VIRTUAL Crop School

March 27, 10am-3:30pm, Via Zoom technology


10:00am registration

  • Timing of Nitrogen on Grass Trial
  • Growing Season and Silage Quality: A Review of local data.
  • Herbicide Resistant Weeds in NYS: Coming to a Field Near You?
  • Options for Burndown and Residual Herbicide Programs Old and New

Credits available:  Continuing education for Certified Crop Advisors, 2.5 DEC Recertification Credits available.

For more information or to register contact Kim Holden at 607-865-7099.

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upcoming events
Fri 03

4-H International Night-Cancelled

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue 07
Wed 15

4-H Quilt Meeting

April 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 16

4-H Career Exploration Teen Award Trip

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 17

4-H Career Exploration Teen Award Trip

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.


horse being rescued from water by two people


Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding flooding.


snowblower in a mountain of snow


Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.