The focus is on growing your own vegetables at Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s Gardening Day hosted by Cattaraugus/Allegany County Master Gardeners on May 12, 2012. Time: 8:30 am to 1:10 pm; Place: Cornell Cooperative Extension Building, 28 Parkside Drive, Ellicottville, NY 14731. The program is FREE; we only ask that you pre-register at 716-534-5477 or 716-860-3936. Donations are gratefully accepted. Read more
Join the Cornell University Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany/Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties for a 2011 Field Crop Update Meeting. The course will be offered at the Randolph Fire Hall; Main Street; Randolph, NY on Friday, April 8, 2011 from 10 AM to 3 PM.
Corn Management for Silage and Grain
William Cox, Cornell University, Department of Crops & Soil Science Read more
On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 from 6:30PM-8:00PM at 10784 Cagwin Road (approximate field location), Delevan, NY 14042.
Switchgrass is one of the current “buzz words” for bio-energy production. People are asking:
Can we grow it in Western New York?
Is there a market for it?
How can it be used for Bio-energy
Are there non Bio-energy uses for it?
During this field meeting we will answer these question and others. Read more
Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Allegany/Cattaraugus County in conjunction with The David A. Howe Public Library will host a Community Lecture on Thursday, October 22nd, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm) on the impact of invasive species on urban and rural forests. Read more
A Free Webinar, “Managing the Strawberry Sap Beetle and Tarnished Plant Bug”, the second of the strawberry mini series will air live Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Dr. Greg Loeb, Cornell University, will speak about managing strawberry sap beetle and tarnished plant bug; Dr. Richard Cowles, University of Connecticut, will help growers better understand strawberry vine weevil and its management. Read more
With spring upon us, and canning the summer’s harvest right around the corner, now is the time to schedule your appointment to have your Dial Gauge Pressure Canner tested for accuracy. It is essential that low-acid vegetables, meats, fish and poultry are processed by pressure canning, and each year it is important to have your Dial Gauge Pressure Canner tested to insure that the food you offer to your family is safe.
Is Fall too late in the year to complete landscaping work around your home? No, as a matter of fact landscaping late in the year can prove to be the most beneficial time to get you outdoor projects done.