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4-H Public Presentations (Otsego County)
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4-H Public Presentations (Otsego County)

Saturday, February 25, 2017

4-H Public Presentations in Otsego County is a program in which youth learn to create a presentation and develop the skills needed to present it before an audience. They learn about the research process and the steps needed to organize information into an interesting and creative presentation. Fo...

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Volunteer Training
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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Volunteer Training

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Finding Hemlock StandsSeeking volunteers to train and survey hemlock stands to eradicate the hemlock woolly adelgidThe Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA) and Mohican Farm are collaborating with the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Program (CRISP) and Corn...

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Healthy meals for your family classes
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Healthy meals for your family classes

Monday, February 27, 2017

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?  If you answered yes, then this class is for you! Learn how to: Make recipes your children will love. Plan nutritious meals that save time and money. Prepare delicious dishes with le...

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Growing Small Fruit
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Growing Small Fruit

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Schoharie County Master Gardner Volunteers will host this workshop at the Extension Center.Pre-registration is required.  Call the Extension Center at 518.234.4303 (x119), or email dgc23@cornell.edu The fee may be paid at the door. 

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Beef Cattle Feeding Options and Cost Analysis Meeting
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Beef Cattle Feeding Options and Cost Analysis Meeting

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Beef cattle nutrition and feed alternatives for brood cows and their calves will be discussed Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Center, 38 Walnut Street, Oneonta. As beef production continues to evolve in our region, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Schoharie and Otsego Cou...

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Cobleskill Area Home & Garden Show
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Cobleskill Area Home & Garden Show

Friday, March 3, 2017

JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST COBLESKILL AREA HOME & GARDEN SHOW FEATURING OVER 25 SCHOHARIE COUNTY BUSINESSES!This event will be hosted at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Cobleskill featuring the "Plant Wise NY: Know Before You Grow" Exhibit.Event highlights include:-> Friday evening reception featuring ...

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4-H Public Presentations (Otsego County)
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4-H Public Presentations (Otsego County)

Saturday, March 4, 2017

4-H Public Presentations in Otsego County is a program in which youth learn to create a presentation and develop the skills needed to present it before an audience. They learn about the research process and the steps needed to organize information into an interesting and creative presentation. Fo...

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Cobleskill Area Home & Garden Show
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Cobleskill Area Home & Garden Show

Saturday, March 4, 2017

JOIN US FOR OUR FIRST COBLESKILL AREA HOME & GARDEN SHOW FEATURING OVER 25 SCHOHARIE COUNTY BUSINESSES!This event will be hosted at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Cobleskill featuring the "Plant Wise NY: Know Before You Grow" Exhibit.Event highlights include:-> Friday evening reception featuring ...

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Healthy meals for your family classes
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Healthy meals for your family classes

Monday, March 6, 2017

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?  If you answered yes, then this class is for you! Learn how to: Make recipes your children will love. Plan nutritious meals that save time and money. Prepare delicious dishes with le...

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Farm to Institution Market Readiness
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Farm to Institution Market Readiness

Monday, March 6, 2017

This workshop for farmers will be hosted at Capital Roots in Troy.  Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties and Saratoga County, SUNY Adirondack, Capital District Child Care Council, Agricultural Stewardship Association, Capital Roots, and   Tour local ...

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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Oneonta
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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Oneonta

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Oneonta Session -This one-hour workshop is designed for 4-H Leaders (and interested parents) to support your 4-H club.This first session will review the NEW 4-H member portfolio and the NEW Individual 4-H Award Program. Learn about these NEW resources. This one-hour workshop will be offered in ...

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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Cooperstown
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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Cooperstown

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Cooperstown Session - This one-hour workshop is designed for 4-H Leaders (and interested parents) to support your 4-H club.This first session will review the NEW 4-H member portfolio and the NEW Individual 4-H Award Program. Learn about these NEW resources. This one-hour workshop will be off...

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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Cooperstown
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4-H Leader Quick Tips - Cooperstown

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Cooperstown Session - This one-hour workshop is designed for 4-H Leaders (and interested parents) to support your 4-H club.This first session will review the NEW 4-H member portfolio and the NEW Individual 4-H Award Program. Learn about these NEW resources. This one-hour workshop will be off...

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4-H District Horse and Dairy Quiz Bowl Competition
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4-H District Horse and Dairy Quiz Bowl Competition

Saturday, March 11, 2017

The primary objective of Animal Bowl contests is to provide an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H animal projects to demonstrate their knowledge of animal related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. It is also hoped that these contests ...

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Healthy meals for your family classes
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Healthy meals for your family classes

Monday, March 13, 2017

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?  If you answered yes, then this class is for you! Learn how to: Make recipes your children will love. Plan nutritious meals that save time and money. Prepare delicious dishes with le...

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2017 Central New York Dairy Day
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2017 Central New York Dairy Day

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Central New York Dairy Day will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2016, at The Otesaga Resort Hotel, 60 Lake St., Cooperstown.  Registration is $30 per person: Pre-registration is required and must be received by Friday, March 10, noon. NO EXCEPTIONSThis program qualifies for 2 PAS Cont...

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Cured Meats Workshop
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Cured Meats Workshop

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers.The course consists of lecture sessions that will cover basic charcuterie, meat fabrication, casings, grinding, as well as an overview of...

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Cured Meats Workshop
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Cured Meats Workshop

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers.The course consists of lecture sessions that will cover basic charcuterie, meat fabrication, casings, grinding, as well as an overview of...

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4-H Photo Clinic
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4-H Photo Clinic

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Your Camera and Lighting

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March Dog Madness
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March Dog Madness

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Registration Starts February 1. Here's what's cooking for March Dog Madness 2016. "Together We Make a Difference!" Max 200 will be on hand all day to help familiarize youth with some small portable equipment and dumbbells, and teaching leaders to teach others how to measure their dogs...

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Healthy meals for your family classes
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Healthy meals for your family classes

Monday, March 20, 2017

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?  If you answered yes, then this class is for you! Learn how to: Make recipes your children will love. Plan nutritious meals that save time and money. Prepare delicious dishes with le...

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Board of Directors Meeting, Cooperstown
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Board of Directors Meeting, Cooperstown

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Our Board of Directors meetings are held in alternate months in meeting rooms at the Extension Center in Cobleskill or Cooperstown and begin at 6:30 p.m. except where noted. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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Agricultural Literacy Week 2017
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Agricultural Literacy Week 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

In celebration of National Agriculture Week (March 20-24, 2017), volunteers throughout the state will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from hands-on lessons and receive follow up activities. The book will be given to the school libr...

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Worm Composting for Parents & Children
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Worm Composting for Parents & Children

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Vermicomposting, or worm composting, allows you to compost your food waste rapidly while producing high quality  Learn about the benefits of composting and how to make a worm compost system.  For more information go to  http://compost.css.cornell.edu/worms/basics.html

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Dairy Discovery Workshop
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Dairy Discovery Workshop

Friday, March 24, 2017

The annual Dairy Discovery program provides New York youth with fun, hands-on science-oriented learning experiences on dairy production and management topics which feature the unique facilities, industry professionals, and staff of Cornell University.Dairy Discovery is a hands-on workshop held an...

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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Programs for Meat and Poultry Processors Workshop
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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Programs for Meat and Poultry Processors Workshop

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

This course covers the fundamentals of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and the application in meat and poultry processing operations. It provides the participant with hands-on experience in developing a HACCP plan. This course is certified by the International HACCP Alliance and...

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Pruning Workshop - Large & Small Fruit Trees
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Pruning Workshop - Large & Small Fruit Trees

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties will host a large and small fruit tree pruning workshop on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to noon.  Leading the workshop will be Laura McDermott, Extension Small Fruit Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program. Laura l...

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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine - Open House 2017
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Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine - Open House 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

DOORS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The students, faculty, and staff of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine invite you, your family and friends to our 50th annual Open House.Open House is our opportunity to share the joys of our profession with the community. V...

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District 4-H Public Presentations
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District 4-H Public Presentations

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Broome County

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Scrapie Disease Workshop
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Scrapie Disease Workshop

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Attention Sheep Owners  The Leatherstocking Shepherds will host an informational meeting about the Scrapie disease and the accompanying ear tag identification. The objective of these practices is to eradicate Scrapies. Scrapie tags for sheep are necessary for anyone who shows or sell...

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Spring Garden Day 2017
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Spring Garden Day 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties are sponsoring Spring Garden Day (SGD), a day devoted to gardening and growing environments, featuring a variety of workshops.  SGD will again be held in conjunction with the OCCA Earth Festival at ...

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SUNY Cobleskill Livestock Judging Clinic
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SUNY Cobleskill Livestock Judging Clinic

Saturday, April 22, 2017

A fun-filled day of beef cattle, swine, goat and sheep judging clinics, showmanship clinic, industry speakers, and competitions! Clinic Events ♦ Judging clinics for beef cattle, swine, sheep and meat goats ♦ Meat goat fitting demonstration or beef showmanship ♦ Practice eval...

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The State Teen Action Representative Retreat (STARR)
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The State Teen Action Representative Retreat (STARR)

Friday, April 21, 2017

Want to be a STARR?The State Teen Action Representative Retreat (STARR) is a three-day, fun-filled event where 4-H teens participate in a variety of workshops and activities meant to challenge, excite and further develop life skills. The event is planned by teens and adults serving on the youth/a...

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New York State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl
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New York State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

Saturday, April 29, 2017

The primary objective of 4-H Dairy Bowl Contests is to provide an opportunity for youth enrolled in a 4-H dairy project to demonstrate their knowledge of dairy related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. The Dairy Bowl Program is designed ...

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Tractor Supply Spring Paper Clover Promotion
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Tractor Supply Spring Paper Clover Promotion

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Spring Paper Clover promotion dates are April 26 to May 7, 2017. Be sure to visit your local Tractor Supply store to purchase a paper clover.  The money raised by the purchasing of paper clovers will be a direct benefit to the Schoharie and Otsego County 4-H programs.  Thank you for...

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Master Gardeners 21st Annual Spring Plant Sale
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Master Gardeners 21st Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 20, 2017

This annual plant sale, held at the Cooperative Extension Center in Cobleskill, offers a wide variety of plants.

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4-H Capital Days
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4-H Capital Days

Sunday, May 21, 2017

4-H Capital Days gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story, create an awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates from other counties. Delegates are chosen by their c...

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Board of Directors Meeting Cobleskill
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Board of Directors Meeting Cobleskill

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Our Board of Directors meetings are held in alternate months in meeting rooms at the Extension Center in Cobleskill or Cooperstown and begin at 6:30 p.m. except where noted. Members of the public are welcome to attend. 

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Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Plant Sale
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Master Gardener Volunteer Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Master Gardener Volunteers will offer their annual Plant Sale again this year on Saturday, May 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Education Center in Cooperstown.  They will offer a wide variety of plants for your gardens such as perennials, annuals, vegetables, and herbs.

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Jamin' for Jams - Making Jams & Jellies
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Jamin' for Jams - Making Jams & Jellies

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Whether you're preserving your own harvest or you've purchased locally grown fruits or vegetables, canning, freezing, and drying can be effective ways to serve foods that taste harvest-fresh at a later date.This two-hour training will be conducted by Schoharie County Master Gardner Volunteers at ...

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State 4-H Public Presentations
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State 4-H Public Presentations

Saturday, June 3, 2017

4-H Grows Confidence and Career Readiness through Public PresentationsMorrison Hall - Cornell University.  For more information go to the New York State 4-H site

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Celebrate National Pollinator Week 2017
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Celebrate National Pollinator Week 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

On June 19-25, volunteers across the United States will be celebrating National Pollinator Week and learning about how to help protect pollinators by planting gardens, helping scientists study pollinators, and learning about actions to take at home to promote healthy pollinator populations.

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4-H Career Explorations
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4-H Career Explorations

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

4-H Career explorations allow youth to have fun while learning about science, engineering, technology, humanities and themselves.  Registration is now open. Contact your 4-H office to receive information for your county.Career Explorations has two tracks.University U for teens entering ...

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4-H Camp Shankitunk
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4-H Camp Shankitunk

Sunday, July 2, 2017

To view the 4-H Camp brochure click here .Open to all girls & boys ages 8 to 16.REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 SUMMER CAMP Available for Fifteen Otsego County 4-H members!REGISTER FOR RICKY J. PARISIAN CAMPERSHIP

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4-H Camp Shankitunk
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4-H Camp Shankitunk

Sunday, July 9, 2017

To view the 4-H Camp brochure click here .Open to all girls & boys ages 8 to 16.REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 SUMMER CAMP Available for Fifteen Otsego County 4-H members!REGISTER FOR RICKY J. PARISIAN CAMPERSHIP

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Invasive Species Awareness Week
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Invasive Species Awareness Week

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Invasive species affect all New Yorkers - including hikers, highway personnel, birders, boaters, farmers and foresters. The mission of the New York Invasive Species Awareness Week (ISAW) is to promote knowledge and understanding of invasive species and the harm they can cause by engaging citizens...

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4-H Camp Shankitunk
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4-H Camp Shankitunk

Sunday, July 16, 2017

To view the 4-H Camp brochure click here .Open to all girls & boys ages 8 to 16.REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 SUMMER CAMP Available for Fifteen Otsego County 4-H members!REGISTER FOR RICKY J. PARISIAN CAMPERSHIP

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Board of Directors Meeting, Cooperstown
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Board of Directors Meeting, Cooperstown

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Our Board of Directors meetings are held in alternate months in meeting rooms at the Extension Center in Cobleskill or Cooperstown and begin at 6:30 p.m. except where noted. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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4-H Camp Shankitunk
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4-H Camp Shankitunk

Sunday, July 23, 2017

To view the 4-H Camp brochure click here .Open to all girls & boys ages 8 to 16.REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 SUMMER CAMP Available for Fifteen Otsego County 4-H members!REGISTER FOR RICKY J. PARISIAN CAMPERSHIP

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4-H Camp Shankitunk
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4-H Camp Shankitunk

Sunday, July 30, 2017

To view the 4-H Camp brochure click here .Open to all girls & boys ages 8 to 16.REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 SUMMER CAMP Available for Fifteen Otsego County 4-H members!REGISTER FOR RICKY J. PARISIAN CAMPERSHIP

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​Equine Practice: A Veterinary Perspective
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​Equine Practice: A Veterinary Perspective

Sunday, July 16, 2017

This three-week, 3-credit summer course offered by Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine in conjunction with Cornell University Summer College. The program is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The course teaches students the basic principles of horse husba...

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Schoharie County Sunshine Fair
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Schoharie County Sunshine Fair

Saturday, July 29, 2017

2017 Fair NewsBilly Gilman & Aaron Tippin in concert. For further information call 518-234-2123 or email info@sunshinefair.org

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Board of Directors Meeting Cobleskill
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Board of Directors Meeting Cobleskill

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Our Board of Directors meetings are held in alternate months in meeting rooms at the Extension Center in Cobleskill or Cooperstown and begin at 6:30 p.m. except where noted. Members of the public are welcome to attend. 

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