Cornell Cooperative Extension Statewide Mission
The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.
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4-H CAMP SHANKITUNK ALUMNI REUNION PLANNED
4-H Camp Shankitunk in Delhi is inviting former staff to gather together for an alumni reunion celebration at camp this summer August 27th and 28th. Please join us as we recognize our Maintenance Specialist, Art Howard, for 20 years of dedicated service. The weekend agenda will also include a traditional Chicken BBQ Dinner, photo tables, and classic camp activities such as campfire songs, flag raising and lowering, vespers, hiking, and much more. Admission will be a donation at the gate. The cost for dinner will be $10 per person. The option to stay overnight in your own tent or rent a cabin is available. Registration forms are available online at www.campshankitunk.org or you may call 607-746-2004 for more information. 4-H Camp Shankitunk has been providing a summer camp experience for youth in Delaware County since 1927. We look forward to seeing staff from any of the years in between! Please bring your photos, camp memorabilia, and memories to share.
Registration is requested by July 30th. Submit registration forms to Cornell Cooperative Extension, 34570 St Hwy 10, Ste 2, Hamden, NY. Call 607-746-2004 or email email@example.com for more information or to request a registration form.
FREE INVASIVE SPECIES IDENTIFICATION
CCE of Delaware County, in partnership with the Catskill Region Invasive Species Partnership Project (CRISP), will identify any suspected invasive species that you may locate in the county. Please call Carla Crim at 607-865-6531 for assistance.
Businesses & Municipalities Only - Friday, September 23, 10:00am - Noon ("at cost fee")
Farms Only - Friday, September 23, 12:15pm - 2:00pm (no fee)
Households Only - Saturday, September 24, 8:00am - Noon (no fee)
Click HERE for more information.
Registration necessary: Online at cleansweepdelaware.eventbrite.com; Telephone at 607-865-6474
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROBERTSON'S SEED PLOT DAY
August 29, 2016, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
at Joleanna Holsteins, LLC, Unadilla NY
Plot is located on State Route 357, East of I88, Exit 11
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County is partnering with Robertson's Seeds to host a Cover Crop & Corn Plot Field Day. Come to see Grain & silage hybrids as well as cover crop varieties from SeedWay. The day will also include Cover Crop demonstration and speakers.
Please RSVP to Kim Holden at 607-865-7090 or email@example.com
PERENNIAL FORAGE CUTTING HEIGHTS
* Manage cutting height based on field conditions, time of year and considerations for ash content in forage.
* Consider higher cutting height in fall to help capture and retain snow cover.
Click HERE for more information.
2016 DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR PHOTOS
Click the links below to view photos from the fair.
Monday Fair 2016
2016 4-H YOUTH GOLF CLASSIC
Friday, September 16, Delhi College Golf Course.
Bring a team or be a sponsor, or both!
See attached brochure for more information: Golf Flyer-2016
POISON IVY AND OTHER POISONOUS PLANTS
First comes the itching, then a red rash, and then blisters. These symptoms of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can emerge any time from a few hours to several days after exposure to the plant oil found in the sap of these poisonous plants. The culprit: the urushiol oil. Click on the link below for more information on how to identify, prevent & treat poisonous plant exposure. Also watch the video to identify these plants.
Poison Ivy Link
LINK TO EDEN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
LINK TO EDEN - CLICK HERE: EDEN
LINK TO WINTER STORM PREPAREDNESS: Winter Storm Prepardness
Sign up for NY –Alert weather reports on your computers and smartphones. Click here
Also, please familiarize yourself with the information on the NY EDEN website regarding Severe Summer storms and share this information widely. Click here
Specifically for agriculture, consider hosting Farm Disaster Preparedness clinics. Click here
Finally, for virtually any extreme weather event, preparedness is key. Click here
For more information click here: EmergencyPreparedness
Dealing With Power Outages:
What you need to know, click HERE
Portable Generator Safety, click HERE
Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, click HERE
Staying Warm in an Unheated House, click HERE
Preparing Food During a Power Outage, click HERE
Safety of Frozen Food During a Power Outage, click HERE
Safety of Refrigerated Food During a Power Outage, click HERE
Zika virus and the potential of its spread - click HERE
Please be advised that Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Disaster Education Network has extensive resources available to help you address questions or concerns regarding water scarcity or potential drought.
These resources are available at - http://eden.cce.cornell.edu/disasters/Pages/Drought.aspx
NY CCE EDEN is supporting NOAA's National Weather Service "WeatherReady" nation vision, which includes increasing partnerships and redoubling our efforts in public outreach and education for all kinds of severe weather including floods. Next week offers a great opportunity for all entities in New York to prepare for floods and flash floods.
It is imperative that our citizens be prepared for flooding, whether it be from a thunderstorm with excessive rain, snow melt, ice jams, dam breaks or a tropical storm or hurricane.
The following websites have excellent information on flood safety.
Click here for complete list of upcoming events
Robertson's Seeds Plot Day
August 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm, Joleanna Holsteins, St Rte 357, Unadilla, NY
Strip Tillage/No Till Demo Day
Thursday, September 8, 11:00am - 2:00pm, Cerosaletti Farm, Pindars Corners. Lunch Provided.
Walton Farmers' Market
September 9 & 21, 10:00am - 2:00pm, UHS Delaware Valley Hospital