Welcome! Our website is full of information and upcoming programs, but here are a few items of interest:
COVID-19 OFFICE CLOSURE NOTICE:
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.
Need information? View the following Cornell CALS and CCE Resource Pages Updated Regularly
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Employment & Agricultural Workforce Questions:
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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.
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.
VIRTUAL Farmers’ Market Community Meeting
Thursday, March 26, 10:00am-Noon
If you wish to participate, please email [email protected]
This meeting will be held by Zoom. We would need your email address to connect you to the meeting.
- Grant for Market, Community & Chamber Support
- Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program
- Review Walton Farmers’ Market success stories & plans for the summer
- Next Steps/Market Season Publicity/Action Plan
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/
VIRTUAL Crop School
March 27, 10am-3:30pm, Via Zoom technology
- 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.
Friday, June 19-Sunday, June 21
Mark your calendars!
Who can attend? Youth 10 years old and older. You do not have to be a 4-Her to attend!
STEM Camp has several courses to choose from. Each camper chooses one course to learn about the for weekend. 2020 track choices include:
- Ag-Citing Science of Fiber Food & Farms
- Code Explorers
- Pollinator Power
- Rocketry I/II
- Outdoor Survival
Cost: $75.00 per participant. Please call Emily Roach at 607-865-6531 if you have any questions.
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Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address concerns regarding winter storms or severe cold weather.