Underground Cooking: Delicious Ways to Cook Your Root Crops

Come and try your hand at making some delicious recipes with crops you may have grown right in your own garden last summer! Garlic, rutabaga, turnips, beets, carrots, and more.

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Enroll in Our Agriculture Program!

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers vital resources to the Agricultural Community. Our mission is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

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4-H Dairy Bowl Practice

​Open to youth between 8-18 interested in learning more about dairy cattle and the dairy industry. You don't have live on a farm or own animals to participate.

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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!


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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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MeatSuite Marketing Website Expanding

The Meat Suite, developed by CCE Tompkins County, an online directory where consumers can find a farm that is selling locally raised meat in quarters or halves. A recent grant from NYFVI will allow expansion into other counties including Allegany.

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4-H Dairy

The 4-H Dairy project offers year-round events and activities for youth. You don't need to own dairy animals or live on a farm to participate. Below are some of the opportunities.

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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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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Woodstove Maintenance

Proper maintenance is crucial to ensure that your wood heating appliances will function safely and efficiently. Learn how to keep your stove in top shape here.

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Last updated January 17, 2017