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4-H Officer Training - Otsego County - CANCELLED
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4-H Officer Training - Otsego County - CANCELLED

Saturday, November 17, 2018

4-H Leaders be sure to send your 4-H members to the annual 4-H officer training.Send your new or aspiring 4-H Officers on Saturday at the Milford Central School.  Training offered for President/Vice PresidentSecretary/Reporter TreasurerHealth/Recreation.Registration required by Nov...

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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays
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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Interested in FREE Parent and Child cooking classes? Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?Prepare recipes you and your children will love?Plan nutritious meals that save time and money?Have a great learning experience with your child (children)?J...

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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays
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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget? Prepare recipes you and your children will love? Plan nutritious meals that save time and money? Find the answers to these questions and more!

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CLOSED for the Thanksgiving Holiday
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CLOSED for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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CLOSED for the Thanksgiving Holiday
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CLOSED for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 23, 2018

Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Pet Pictures with Santa
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Pet Pictures with Santa

Saturday, November 24, 2018

4-H'ers are hosting a photo opportunity for you and your pet.  Come get your pet's picture taken with Santa Claus. Kids are welcome too.Bring your four-legged BFF for a Santa Claus photo at Dog Wild in Cooperstown.  All proceeds will benefit the Otsego County 4-H Dog Program.  All ...

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4-H Bus Trip to the New England Aquarium
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4-H Bus Trip to the New England Aquarium

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Full Bus as of 11/14 - Sign up for waiting listVisit the New England Aquarium for an entertaining and educational experience! Visitors can watch northern fur seals at play while they soak in sweeping views of Boston Harbor in the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center.Reach out and gent...

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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays
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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Interested in FREE Parent and Child cooking classes? Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?Prepare recipes you and your children will love?Plan nutritious meals that save time and money?Have a great learning experience with your child (children)?J...

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Giving Tuesday
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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in countries around the world. Millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. W...

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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays
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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget? Prepare recipes you and your children will love? Plan nutritious meals that save time and money? Find the answers to these questions and more!

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

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019
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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The New York Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the 2019 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship.  Applicant Guidelines¨ 2019 gradua...

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4-H Earn-an-Animal Program 2019 Applications Available
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4-H Earn-an-Animal Program 2019 Applications Available

Saturday, December 1, 2018

The 4-H Earn-an-Animal Program gives youth the opportunity to purchase, raise, and show an animal. Animal species in the 4-H Earn-an-Animal Program include the traditional beef and dairy calves, dairy and meat goats, poultry, swine, sheep, and rabbits. The newly added “other” category includes un...

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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays
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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Interested in FREE Parent and Child cooking classes? Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?Prepare recipes you and your children will love?Plan nutritious meals that save time and money?Have a great learning experience with your child (children)?J...

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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays
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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget? Prepare recipes you and your children will love? Plan nutritious meals that save time and money? Find the answers to these questions and more!

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Central New York Beef Producers Fall Feeder Calf Sale
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Central New York Beef Producers Fall Feeder Calf Sale

Friday, December 7, 2018

In February 2015, Dr. Mike Baker, Cornell Extension Beef Specialist, presented to local producers the concept of collaborative marketing by pooling larger lots of calves of similar type, size, and quality for a tele-auction sale.Since December 2015 and every fall and spring ince, the group has pr...

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4-H Sewing Clinic
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4-H Sewing Clinic

Saturday, December 8, 2018

This workshop for beginners ages 8 and up will teach youth about the parts of a sewing machine, practice sewing, safety rules, and what goes in a sewing box. Youth will learn how to make a star which can be used as a holiday decoration or a gift.  All materials will be provided wit...

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Caroling at The Farmers' Museum Candlelight Evening
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Caroling at The Farmers' Museum Candlelight Evening

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Experience the magic of one of the region's best-loved holiday traditions, Candlelight Evening at The Farmers' Museum!  4-H clubs will be there to sing holiday favorites along with local school bands and the Catskill Chamber Singers. Join the caroling in the candle-lit historic building...

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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays
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FREE Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Interested in FREE Parent and Child cooking classes? Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget?Prepare recipes you and your children will love?Plan nutritious meals that save time and money?Have a great learning experience with your child (children)?J...

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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays
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Free Parent and Child Cooking Classes - Wednesdays

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Would you like to learn how to feed your family healthier meals and do it under budget? Prepare recipes you and your children will love? Plan nutritious meals that save time and money? Find the answers to these questions and more!

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CLOSED for the Holiday Season!
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CLOSED for the Holiday Season!

Monday, December 24, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed for the holiday season on December 24 and 25.  

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CLOSED for the Holiday Season!
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CLOSED for the Holiday Season!

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed for the holiday season on December 24 and 25.  

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Offices closed for New Years
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Offices closed for New Years

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of New Years.  

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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019
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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

The New York Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the 2019 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship.  Applicant Guidelines¨ 2019 gradua...

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, January 11, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, January 18, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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4-H Public Presentation Training - Otsego County
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4-H Public Presentation Training - Otsego County

Saturday, January 19, 2019

A key for succeeding in this world is being able to have your voice heard.4-H provides an opportunity for youth to learn this valuable skill through public presentations. A 4-H public presentation is showing and telling somebody else how to do something that you ALREADY KNOW HOW TO DO! This c...

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CLOSED for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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CLOSED for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday. 

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, January 25, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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4-H Leaders Lunch
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4-H Leaders Lunch

Saturday, January 26, 2019

4-H Volunteers are invited to gather and be recognized for the time given to 4-H youth.  Lunch will be served at this event.  A $5 donation for the cost is required to help with the cost of lunch. RSVP by Friday, January 18.

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2019 4-H Shooting Sports Annual Workshop for Sportsman Educators and Winter Instructor Workshop
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2019 4-H Shooting Sports Annual Workshop for Sportsman Educators and Winter Instructor Workshop

Sunday, January 27, 2019

The New York Sportsman Educators Workshop presented by NY State 4-H Shooting Sports will be held at the Saratoga County Cooperative Extension Center, Ballston Spa, NY.  Please contact CCE Saratoga County at 518-885-8995 or Marilyn Preissler at mkp2@cornell.edu for more information or to...

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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019
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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

The New York Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the 2019 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship.  Applicant Guidelines¨ 2019 gradua...

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, February 1, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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4-H International Night!
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4-H International Night!

Friday, February 1, 2019

And My World comes to life in Otsego County! Come see the world at 4-H International Night.  4-H Clubs and Individuals/Families choose a country and explore their foods, customs and culture. They then share what they learned about the country.  Brighten up your winter and e...

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, February 8, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!
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Manage Risk in Your Agritourism Business!

Friday, February 15, 2019

Farmers are acting on current Agritourism trends that indicate nature and agricultural tourism are on the rise in the broader Catskills region. Bringing visitors on-farm builds customer base, creates new income streams, and adds an additional source of risk to the farm business. Cornell Coop...

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CLOSED for Presidents' Day
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CLOSED for Presidents' Day

Monday, February 18, 2019

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of the Presidents' Day federal holiday.

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

Saturday, February 23, 2019

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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2019 4-H Shooting Sports Annual Workshop for Sportsman Educators and Winter Instructor Workshop
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2019 4-H Shooting Sports Annual Workshop for Sportsman Educators and Winter Instructor Workshop

Saturday, February 23, 2019

The New York Sportsman Educators Workshop presented by NY State 4-H Shooting Sports will be held at the Saratoga County Cooperative Extension Center, Ballston Spa, NY.  Please contact CCE Saratoga County at 518-885-8995 or Marilyn Preissler at mkp2@cornell.edu for more information or to...

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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019
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New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

The New York Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the 2019 New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship.  Applicant Guidelines¨ 2019 gradua...

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

Saturday, March 2, 2019

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

Saturday, March 9, 2019

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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4-H Capital Days Nominations Due
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4-H Capital Days Nominations Due

Friday, March 15, 2019

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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Agricultural Literacy Week 2019
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Agricultural Literacy Week 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

In celebration of New York agriculture, 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 donated to the school or classroom library with a...

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Dairy Discovery Workshop
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Dairy Discovery Workshop

Friday, March 29, 2019

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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4-H Theater Club Spring Production
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4-H Theater Club Spring Production

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Hartwick 4-H Theater Guild's spring production, Peter Pan. Performances on April 5 at 7 p.m. and April 6, 2 & 7 p.m.

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4-H Theater Club Spring Production
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4-H Theater Club Spring Production

Saturday, April 6, 2019

The Hartwick 4-H Theater Guild's spring production, Peter Pan. Performances on April 5 at 7 p.m. and April 6, 2 & 7 p.m.

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4-H Theater Club Spring Production
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4-H Theater Club Spring Production

Saturday, April 6, 2019

The Hartwick 4-H Theater Guild's spring production, Peter Pan. Performances on April 5 at 7 p.m. and April 6, 2 & 7 p.m.

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

Friday, April 5, 2019

Want to be a STARR?STARR is a three-day, fun-filled event where 4-H teens participate in a wide variety of workshops and activities that are meant to challenge, excite and further develop life skills. The event is planned by teens and adults serving on the youth/adult STARR planning committee. ST...

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4-H Auction Clinic
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4-H Auction Clinic

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Mandatory for 2019 4-H Auction Participants  OPEN to all 4-H members.Topics  Nutrition:  How to grow a winning market animal You will create an edible ration! Tools of the Trade:  Showing your market animalMarketing (Bidders): Finding and meeting Bidders...

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

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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 52nd Annual Open House.Open House is our opportunity to share the joys of our profession with the community. Vet...

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Earth Festival 2019
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Earth Festival 2019

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Earth Festival is an environmentally focused, interactive event featuring exhibits, workshops, vendors, food and entertainment, all with a fun, earth-friendly twist. OLA will be present to answer your questions. Stop by browse our handouts & posters. Fill out a membership form.Stop by and check o...

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Cornell Animal Crackers
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Cornell Animal Crackers

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The annual Animal Crackers program provides New York youth with fun hands-on science-oriented learning experiences on Animal Science topics which feature the unique facilities and staff of Cornell University.

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4-H Calf Sale - Otsego County
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4-H Calf Sale - Otsego County

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Otsego County 4-H Youth are actively involved in all phases of preparation and the sale itself. Come support our local youth for all of their hard work! Silent Auction prior to the saleFood will be available

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4-H Capital Days
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4-H Capital Days

Sunday, May 19, 2019

4-H Capital Days is a NYSACCE4-HE sponsored event that gives youth an opportunity to meet and interact with legislators and tell their 4-H story. 4-H Capital Days creates awareness of career opportunities in New York State government, better understand state government, and network with delegates...

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CLOSED for Memorial Day
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CLOSED for Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

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4-H Career Explorations
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4-H Career Explorations

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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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CLOSED for the 4th of July Holiday
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CLOSED for the 4th of July Holiday

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Our offices will be closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

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The Junior Livestock Show
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The Junior Livestock Show

Sunday, July 7, 2019

72nd Annual Show  Since 1947, The Farmers’ Museum has collaborated with the Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program to produce the Junior Livestock Show, which is the second largest youth competition in New York State.The Junior Livestock Show begins Sunday evening, July 7, at 5 p.m. with a...

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The Junior Livestock Show
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The Junior Livestock Show

Monday, July 8, 2019

72nd Annual Show  Since 1947, The Farmers’ Museum has collaborated with the Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program to produce the Junior Livestock Show, which is the second largest youth competition in New York State.The Junior Livestock Show begins Sunday evening, July 7, at 5 p.m. with a...

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The Junior Livestock Show
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The Junior Livestock Show

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

72nd Annual Show  Since 1947, The Farmers’ Museum has collaborated with the Cooperative Extension’s 4-H program to produce the Junior Livestock Show, which is the second largest youth competition in New York State.The Junior Livestock Show begins Sunday evening, July 7, at 5 p.m. with a...

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4-H Livestock Auction
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4-H Livestock Auction

Saturday, August 3, 2019

COME to the 5th Otsego County 4-H Livestock Auction! The 4-H program is very happy to be working side by side with the Fair board on this event. Mark your calendar!  The 4-H Livestock Auction is Saturday, August 3, 2019, 3 p.m. at the Otsego County Fair.We are pleased with the 4-H parti...

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Otsego County Fair
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Otsego County Fair

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Otsego County Fair is an exciting time for 4-H'ers.  It's a time to show off their prize animal, baked goods, crafts and more.  COME SEE US AT THE FAIR!    

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CLOSED for Labor Day
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CLOSED for Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of Labor Day. 

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The Great New York State Fair
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The Great New York State Fair

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Great New York State Fair is a 13-day showcase of agriculture, entertainment, education, and technology.   For questions on Otsego County 4-H exhibits please contact Patti Zellmer, psz2@cornell.edu 607-547-2536 x 225For Questions on Schoharie County 4-H Exhibits please contact Teres...

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CLOSED for Columbus Day
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CLOSED for Columbus Day

Monday, October 14, 2019

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

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Insectapalooza 2019 - Save the Date!
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Insectapalooza 2019 - Save the Date!

Saturday, October 19, 2019

This year's event will be held at Cornell University's Comstock Hall.  Come see the bizarre, bad, and beneficial of the insect world! The annual, one-day insect fair is hosted by the Department of Entomology at Cornell University. Insectapalooza is an interactive, hands-on experience th...

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