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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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Click here for enrollment form:  Enrollment-2015

DELAWARE BOUNTY NOW OPEN!

THE NEW LOCAL RETAIL FOOD AND ON-LINE STORE!

Delaware Bounty is open for business! Delaware Bounty is the new local retail food store open Tuesday through Saturday that also offers weekly on-line ordering with Friday afternoon pickup. Local meat, eggs, cheese, honey and seasonal produce where all of the food comes from Delaware County! Come to the newly opened storefront at 5 1/2 Main Street, Delhi at the E-Center. We're open Tuesday through Friday, 11am - 5:30pm and Saturday, 10am - 2pm.

Click HERE for the website.

DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR PHOTOS

Monday Fair 2015

Tuesday-Fair 2015

Wednesday-Fair 2015

Thursday-Fair 2015

Friday-Fair 2015

Saturday-Fair 2015

SOIL HEALTH FIELD DAY

Thursday, September 3, 9:30am - 3:00pm; Fox Creek Park, 495 N. Main St, Schoharie, NY.  Hosted by Schoharie Valley Farms and sponsored by CCE, USDA-NRCS, NYS Soil & Water Conservation Committee and the Watershed Ag Council.  For all farmers.  Program includes speakers Ray Archuleta, NRCS; Emily Reiss, Cornell University and Kitty O'Neil, CCE.  Topics:  Cover crop plots, conservation till and no-till equipment and soil health demonstrations.  Cost is $15.00; preregister by August 26 by calling 315-866-7920 or visit: www.cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu

BEEF QUAILITY ASSURANCE TRAINING

October 3, 2015; 9:30am - 2:30pm, Webcrest Farm, 340 Paul Rabeler Rd, Bovina Center, NY. 

Beef quality assurance is a national program that provides guidelines for beef cattle production.  The program raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry, including dairy.

Pre-register by September 25 by calling 607-865-6531.  Fee $10.00 per person which includes a light lunch and materials.

For more information, click Beef Qualty Assurance Brochure-2015

SIDNEY, WALTON & DEPOSIT FARMERS' MARKETS

 

Sidney: Video Entertainment Lot, 89 Main St, - Thursdays, 2-6pm, July 2-September 24

Sidney:  Civic Center, 21 Liberty St., - 3 Tuesdays Only, 10am-2pm, July 28, August 25 & Sept 22

Walton:  UHS Delaware Valley Hospital, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 10am-2pm, July 1 - Oct 21

Deposit:  First United Methodist Church, 107 Second St, 2 Thursdays only, 10am-2pm, Aug 20 & Sept 17

 

WIC clients and senior citizens may redeem Farmers' Market Nutrition Program coupons at these sites.  WIC Fruit and Vegetable checks also accepted.

 

Click HERE for more Farmers' Market locations.

 

4-H CLOVER 5K RUN/WALK

Saturday, September 26, 4-H Camp Shankitunk, Delhi

 

For more information click on the attached link:  5K Registration Form

To register on-line, click  HERE 

For more information, contact Emily Roach at 607-865-6531.

 

WRITE A FARM BUSINESS PLAN

October 23 & 30, 2015,10:00am - 2:30pm, CCE-Resource Center Hamden,  Fee: $20 per person.

To register call 607-865-6531.

For more information, click HERE

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

14th ANNUAL 4-H GOLF TOURNAMENT

Friday, September 18, Delhi College Golf Course.  Sponsors and players needed!  See attached flyer for more details:

 

PDF:  Golf Flyer-2015

 

TAKE OUR DELAWARE FRESH FARMERS’ SURVEY:

Your responses are valuable and appreciated as we seek funding to support and expand the local foods retail outlet, DELAWARE BOUNTY as your local market for Delaware County residents.

 

This SURVEY is accessible at these locations:

* DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR – Extension’s Agriculture Exhibit Area, rear of the Ag Building          

* DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR – Extension’s uman Human Human Ecology Building

* DELAWARE BOUNTY – at the eCener, 5-1/2 Main Street, Delhi

* DELAWARE BOUNTY’s website – http://delawarebounty.com/

* CORNELL COOPERATIE EXTENSION’s website -- http://www.ccedelaware.org/Home.aspx

 

REMINDER:  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Delaware County is hosting at the cCenter (5-1/2 Main Street, Delhi) a DELAWARE FRESH Planning Meeting #2 on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 10a.m.-12:30p.m. This September 9, 2015 Planning Meeting focuses on ways farmers use social media to increase sales.

 

Preregistration is needed for this FREE Planning Meeting #2 as seating is limited.  Seating at the eCenter Conference Room is limited.  Reserve your spot TODAY.  CALL:  607 865 6531 or EMAL vsd22@cornell.edu.

 

This Planning Meeting #2 follows the Farmers’ Meeting of last November, which was held at Cornell Cooperative Extension’s offices in Hamden.

 

Click HERE to continue 

Events
  • Delaware County 4-H at the NYS Fair

    August 30-September 3, NYS Fairgrounds, Syracuse

  • Soil Health Field Day

    Thursday, September 3, 9:30am - 3:00pm, Fox Creek Park, 495 N Main St, Schoharie, NY.  Cost $15.00.

    Program includes speakers Ray Archuleta, NRCS; Emily Reiss, Cornell University; Kitty O'Neill, CCE; cover crop plots, conservation till and non-till equipment; and soil health demonstrations. Pre-register by August 26th by calling 315-866-7920 or visit:  www.cnydfc.cce.cornell.edu

  • Soil Health Field Day
    Thursday, September 3, 10am - 3:00pm, Valley Farms at Fox Creek Park, Schoharie, NY.  Fee:  $15 (lunch provided).  RSVP by calling 315-866-7920.
Click here for complete list of upcoming events