Safe Summer Grilling!

The risk of foodborne illness increases during the summer months because disease-causing bacteria grow faster on raw meat and poultry products in warmer weather. Bacteria also need moisture to flourish and summer weather, often hot and humid, provide

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Seasonal Eating!

What is your favorite vegetable? Is it zucchini? When your garden overflows with this vegetable here are some tips for preparation.

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Junior Livestock Show!

69th Annual Junior Livestock Show will be held from Sunday, July 10 to Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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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!


Building A New Pond

Successful ponds require careful planning. New ponds must be located in the best spot possible, supplied by a consistent water source, and constructed with an adequate spillway.

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Summer Energy Tips

Cooking with a crockpot in the summer uses less energy and keeps the house cooler. Find more summer energy saving tips here.

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Family Farm Day is coming!

Visit your local farms on Schoharie-Otsego County Family Farm Day 2016, Saturday, August 13.

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Call Our Volunteer HelpLine

Our Master Gardener Volunteers answer all kinds of gardening questions. Give them a call and see if they can help you, too!

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Deer Tick

Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, other tick-borne diseases, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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Become a Member!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties welcomes the opportunity for you to become a member of our organization.

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Last updated June 2, 2016