Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Interested in raising a small flock of hens for fun, profit, or both? Learn all you need to know at our Backyard Chicken Program on April 7th! A $10 program fee will be collected. Call 845-429-7085 to register today.

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

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 our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Support Rockland CCE

A great way to show support of Rockland CCE is by writing your county legislature about your experience with CCE services.

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Fertilizer Law Certification Program

April 1, 2015 from 7-9pm A Rockland County Qualified Fertilizer Law Certificate Program will be held at Rockland CCE for those interested in becoming certified.

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Mothers' Day Floral Workshop

Just in time for spring, create your own living wreath with various succulent plants. This is a great gift idea in time for Mothers’ day & a great class to take with your mom, children over the age of 8 are welcome to participate. RSVP by 4/30

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First Planting Dates

Consult our charts of popular vegetables and the earliest and latest dates they safely can be planted (as seeds, transplants, or sets) in our region.

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Master Gardener Volunteer

If you would like to help improve the environment and natural beauty of your community and you enjoy sharing your knowledge/expertise with others gardening, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer!

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Last updated March 30, 2015