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Phone: 518-853-2135

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PO Box 1500
20 Park Street
Fonda, NY 12068

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8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Fridays - No Public Hours on Fridays & Federal Holidays


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Hands-On Training for Central NY Sheep & Goat Producers
Posted 3/24/2016
  • Saturday, April 23, 2016, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison and Oneida County are pleased to offer, in conjunction with local and state partners, a day long program for sheep and goat producers in Central New York. Join us on Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00am-5:00pm at Morrisville State College’s Livestock Facility located on Eaton Street in Morrisville. Registration will begin at 8:30am. The program is $20.00 per person and includes all materials and lunch. Registration is available online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/2016sheepandgoathandson_225.

For further information visit http://madisoncountycce.org or contact Katherine at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County by calling (315) 684-3001 ext. 100.

Respiratory Disease Advisory
Posted 3/10/2016

Folks… Please take note of this message from our colleagues at CCE Delaware County

We have been made aware that there is significant respiratory disease going through herds throughout our region right now!

Take proper precautions to limit your livestock exposure to respiratory disease by addressing environment, immunity, disease agents, and bio security.

 

Please review the attached Article by our NYS Ag and Markets state veterinarians!

Sheep Symposium March 19th
Posted 3/8/2016

SHEEP SYMPOSIUM March 19, 2016 9am – 3 pm 

At the Columbia-Greene Community College 

Sponsored by the Dutchess County Sheep and Wool Growers Association

Register at dswga.com

Presenters include experts from across the industry!  All youth 18 and under are free!

CCE Office Closed 12/21/15 - 1/8/16
Posted 12/16/2015

The Fulton-Montgomery Cooperative Extension Office will be closed from December 21, 2015 through January 8, 2016.  We will be periodically checking email, so please send any questions or correspondence to fultonmontgomery@cornell.edu.  From everyone at CCEFM, Happy Holidays and have a great New Year!

Our Office Is Moving!
Posted 4/23/2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery Counties is moving from Canajoharie to the Montgomery County Annex Building in Fonda, NY.  The Canajoharie office on 50 East Main Street will be closed starting Monday, April 27, 2015.  During the week of April 27th the only way to contact us will be through email at fultonmontgomery@cornell.edu.   Our new phone is yet to be installed and the new number will be posted as soon as possible.  Our association appreciates your patience and understanding during this time of transition.  The new office space at 20 Park Street, Room 202 in Fonda, NY opens on Monday, May 4, 2015.  

Vegetable Container Gardening Class
Posted 4/23/2015

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Mary Ann Charon will teach you how to

create your own container garden during this hands-on workshop.

 

Are you interested in gardening but your space is limited? Try growing plants in containers. This class will demonstrate how you can grow vegetables for your table in containers.  Participants will learn how to choose your container and plants, design the container and maintain a mini-garden throughout the season. Each participant will plant a container garden of their own to take home. All materials will be supplied.

 

This is a FREE class, underwritten by the Gloversville Free Library.

. Register by May 1st!

Limited to 15 participants.

To register:

Go to the Library website, www.gloversvillelibrary.org or

 call the Library at 518/725-2819

 

 

 

4-H Local Products Sale
Posted 2/23/2015

REMINDER: Products from Palatine Valley Dairy Cheese in Nelliston, Fariello’s Confectionery in Amsterdam, Rulison Honey Farms in the Town of Florida and Smith’s Orchard Bake Shop in Charlton are featured in the 2015 4-H spring product sale in Fulton and Montgomery Counties. Proceeds from the sale benefit 4-H Youth Development programming in the two-county region. For more information contact the 4-H office at 518-673-5525. The sale ends February 28th so order soon!!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Office Closed December 23rd-January 5th
Posted 12/22/2014

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Office of Fulton and Montgomery Counties will be closed December 23rd- January 5th for the Christmas/New Years Holiday. We wish everyone a Happy Holiday!

 

 

Wild Turkey Study Seeks Landowners
Posted 12/11/2014

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is looking for landowners to help with a large-scale study of wild turkey movements, survival, and harvest. This study will involve turkey hens being captured and fitted with leg bands. The objective of the banding study is to examine harvest rates, survival rates, and movements of hens.

DEC is seeking landowners in Regions 3 through 9 who would be interested in allowing birds to be trapped on their land, as well as alerting project coordinators when they see turkeys on their property. View the attached list to identify the project coordinator in your region and become part of this project.

 

Annual 4-H Recognition Night
Posted 11/13/2014

On Friday, November 7, over 120 Fulton and Montgomery county 4-H members, family members and volunteers celebrated their annual recognition night at the Amsterdam Elk’s Lodge. Throughout the year 4-Hers participate in projects ranging from woodworking and sewing, to horticulture and animal science. These projects culminate in exhibits at the Fonda Fair in late August, where 4-Hers show off their work to the general public. The members who document activities in their record books and turn them in to be judged on merit are eligible to receive project award discs, a symbol of their years’ worth of hard work and dedication to their projects.

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