Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County is 100! Help us celebrate this amazing milestone! Check our website often for updated events!
The Master Gardener Program in Schenectady began in 1978. Cornell Cooperative Extension has been teaching gardeners for forty years!
Healthy Schenectady Family Program began in 1998. Cooperative Extension has been educating families for 20 years!
Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.
Find information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, composting and so more, here on our site!
Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!
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.
Schenectady County is served by the Capital Region Ag Program which provides information and resources on soils & climate, ag production, local farmers' markets, and much more!
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.
Last updated April 2, 2018