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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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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Spring Holiday Floral Workshop

In this hands-on workshop, participants will build a beautiful centerpiece for their spring holiday celebrations. Flowers include an array of tulips and other springtime flowers and greenery. RSVP by March 26th

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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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Sustaining a School Garden

Join us on March 26th from 4-6pm to learn how to plant, water and recruit volunteer help for a school garden. A program fee will be collected. Call 845-429-7085 x105 to register Today!

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Last updated March 27, 2015