27th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop

Saturday, March 2, 2019 Cornell Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 27th Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. Presenters are brought in from both private and public sectors to provide participants with up-to-date information on forestry issues.

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Backyard Trees and Shrubs for Birds

​Bird lovers can now plant trees and shrubs that produce berries from June to the following spring. Learn how to share your landscape with the birds.

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Woodland Wildflowers

Come see the lovely flowers that cover the woodland floor in early Spring. These are ephemeral, here today, gone by late May.

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

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



Find links to important documents, current news topics in the agricultural field and tons of useful resources to beginner and novice farmers alike!

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In order to enroll, youth must be 8 – 19 years old in the current calendar year. We also offer a program called Cloverbuds for youth who are 5-7 years old. 4-H is open to everyone regardless of race, religion, color, sex or place of residence.

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Chainsaw Safety

Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.

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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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February March 2019 Newsletter

Stay up to date on the latest news and upcoming events from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County!​

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The Case For Wood

Wood offers many advantages over other heating fuels. It is inexpensive, renewable, locally sourced in most areas of New York, and safe to store and transport.

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Last updated February 19, 2019