Cornell Cooperative

Gardening Day Workshops

Sat, 05/12/2012 - 8:30am - 1:10pm
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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

2011 WNY Field Crops Update

Fri, 04/08/2011 - 6:00am - 11:00am

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

Switchgrass Field Meeting

Tue, 09/14/2010 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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

How Invasive Species Impact Urban and Rural Forests

Thu, 10/22/2009 - 3:00pm

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

Managing Strawberry Bugs

Tue, 09/22/2009 - 8:45am

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

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Informational Meeting Open to the Public

Tue, 07/14/2009 - 3:00pm

Cornell University Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will hold an informational public meeting regarding the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on Tuesday, July 14, at 7 p.m. in Randolph, Cattaraugus County – site of the first detection of the EAB in the state. Read more

Free Dial Gauge Pressure Canner Testing

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 2:47pm

Dial Gauge pressure cannerWith 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.

Too Late to Landscape

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/17/2009 - 3:36pm

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.

Community Educator Hired

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Thu, 09/17/2009 - 3:07pm

Kellogg Hired as Program Educator for Cattaraugus County

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