Annual Plant Sale!

Come join the Master Gardener Volunteers at their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 30 at the Education Center in Cooperstown.

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Cooperative Extension puts useful, research-based information at your finger tips! 

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on many topics that may be useful to you and your family. Our staff works with local residents to identify community issues and needs and to create appropriate strategies and programs to address those needs. We invite you to explore our website, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit one of our Education Centers to learn more. We're here to help, with information and people you can trust!

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Cornell Chicken BBQ

Find Dr. Bob Baker's famous "Cornell BBQ Sauce" recipe here, get tips on broiling, and find guidelines for having a food-safe barbeque, here on our site.

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Recycling Ag Plastics

Recycling agricultural plastics is a big challenge for farmers and communities. Learn about Cornell's RAPP project and the "BigFoot Baler" here.

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Family Farm Day is coming!

Visit your local farms on Schoharie County Family Farm Day 2015, Saturday, August 15.

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Tomato Late Blight Workshop

Join Master Gardener Volunteer Mary Welch to learn ways Cornell University has developed to protect tomato plants.

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2015 Vegetable Varieties

Find out what vegetable varieties Cornell suggests will be well adapted for New York State home garden use.

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Last updated May 22, 2015