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Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, other tick-borne diseases, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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Help support CCE,SC!

Your support helps CCE Schenectady to do more and to reach more -- youth, adults and families in our communities -- with high-quality, research-based educational programs they can trust!

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is an aphid-like insect native to Asia that lives and feeds on hemlock trees. It was first recognized in New York State in the 1980's. It has recently been discovered in Schenectady County.

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Schenectady offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Take the CCE Recycling Pledge

Take the Cornell Cooperative Extension Recycling Pledge to reduce, reuse, and recycle as much as possible. Print the pledge to display in your business where your customers, clients, and employees can learn of your recycling efforts.

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Commercial Horticulture Program

The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program provides educational programs and information to growers and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful horticultural crops.

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Gardening & Climate Change

How can changing climate affect your home gardening efforts? Find useful resources here on climate-friendly gardening, landscaping for water quality, and more.

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Invasive Pests

Invasive species are one of the greatest threats to New York's biodiversity. Learn about the various introduced pests that have been introduced to our state.

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WIC is for YOU!

Pregnant women, new moms and their infants and children up to age five can receive breastfeeding support, nutrition education, food packages and MORE though our WIC program. Call today!

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What Is EFNEP?

You can learn ways to eat more vegetables and fruits, drink fewer sweetened beverages, keep a healthy weight and be more active, through our FREE EFNEP classes.

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Last updated November 17, 2017