Ag Literacy Week

"The Grapes Grow Sweet" is the book selection for 2017 Ag Literacy Week, March 20-24th. You can volunteer to read to 2nd graders in a local classroom, here...

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First Planting Dates

In Schenectady County, the last average frost date is May 10 - 20, and the first average fall frost is September 30 - October 10.

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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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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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What is EnergyStar?

Energy Star products are those that meet energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.

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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 March 8, 2017