Cornell Cooperative Extension

The mission of Cooperative Extension is to put knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world. Extension staff and trained volunteers deliver education programs, conduct applied research, and encourage community collaborations. Our educators connect people with the information they need on topics such as commercial and consumer agriculture; nutrition and health; youth and families; finances; energy efficiency; economic and community development; and sustainable natural resources. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

Through quality educational programs, Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County builds strong, healthy youth, adults, families and communities while enhancing the economic, social, agricultural and natural resources of Dutchess County.

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County

Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County will be a gateway to knowledge, life skills and experiences for better living. We will bring together and partner with government, business and community based groups to serve all residents and visitors of Sullivan County. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County will continue to evolve to meet the changing needs of the county and its diverse population by employing the latest technology, research based education, and highly trained professional staff.