In Schenectady County, the last average frost date is May 10 - 20, and the first average fall frost is September 30 - October 10.
Floods can be devastating to a family's home and the road to recovery can be long. Visit links to various flood recovery resources, from eXtension, FEMA and other agencies, here on our site.
Roots and Wisdom is now accepting 2019 Harvest Share applications! Be sure to sign up soon!
Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County!
Since 1918, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County (CCE,SC) has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education that people have come to depend on and trust. Our programs are developed in direct response to community input, and are based on the most current information available from Cornell and other Land Grant universities from across the nation.
Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.
Is produce from your flooded garden still safe to eat? Find out more information on our site.
Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:
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.
The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid lives and feeds on hemlock trees. Infested trees can die within 2 years, although 10-12 years is more common.
Learn the correct way to gather soil for a soil test at Cooperative Extension.
Last updated March 19, 2019