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Farm Insurance Basics – What Do I Need and How Much?
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Farm Insurance Basics – What Do I Need and How Much?

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Each day, farmers face various risks when operating and managing their farm. To help provide some protection against some of those risks, farmers can use insurance. Insurance Agent Michael Bruce will be discussing how you can develop an insurance package that will provide you protection at a pric...

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Master Gardeners’ Seed to Harvest Workshops - Put the Garden to Bed (5th in series)
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Master Gardeners’ Seed to Harvest Workshops - Put the Garden to Bed (5th in series)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Come learn about sanitation, clearing and preparation of the soil for the next season.Composting and crop rotation will be considered as well as discussion of overwintering crops.

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Chainsaw Safety Course
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Chainsaw Safety Course

Monday, October 23, 2017

Chainsaws are among the most useful and dangerous outdoor power tools owned and operated by landowners. Severe injuries include deep, jagged lacerations embedding foreign substances resulting from direct contact with the chain saw; strains and sprains from improper handling; and contusions concus...

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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes
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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes

Monday, October 23, 2017

Learn about nutrition, meal planning exercise, and how to understand common diabetes-related medical tests.Sessions include demonstration about how to prepare meals that are healthy and use less saturated fat, salt, and sugar without cutting taste.You’ll also have the opportunity to taste a varie...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, October 23, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained & certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration forms ...

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Learn Grow Eat & Go Teacher Training

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

We will once again be holding a Learn Grow Eat & Go Teacher Training.At the training we will be offering free classroom cooking kits to faculty and staff who work in third through fifth grades.The cooking kits will help school faculty and staff implement The Learn Grow Eat & Go Curriculum wh...

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Preserving the Bounty: Introduction to Pressure Canning
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Preserving the Bounty: Introduction to Pressure Canning

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

An introduction to safe canning of low acid foods like vegetables, stews and meats. Can some soup and take some home. Fee $15. All materials will be provided. Pre-registration and payment must be received by Friday before each class. Class size limited to 12. Make check payable to CCE Albany and ...

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Making Homes Healthier
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Making Homes Healthier

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Register online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/Healthyhome_210 or by calling CCE at 518-828-3346 x100 or the Health Department at 518-828-3358 x1255Presenters: Jenna Dodge & Cailey Neito of Columbia County Health Department; Theresa Mayhew, CCEPeople take an average of 21,600 breaths per day...

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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success
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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A 2 ½ hour class on business planning and farm business management designed to help your agricultural business achieve success. We will teach you how to avoid some of the pitfalls that strike many small businesses and connect you with helpful resources, help you find out about regulations and bui...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration forms ca...

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Pickling with a Boil Water Canner
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Pickling with a Boil Water Canner

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Learn to safely pickle using a boil water canner. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up preparing a pickled product to take home. All materials and ingredients provided.Bring an apron if you like.

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Family Youth S.T.E.M. Night

Thursday, October 26, 2017

4‑H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is the world's largest youth-led science experiment. Every year thousands of youth take part in the National Science Challenge focusing on important STEM topics and issues. This year's 4‑H NYSD event will take place on October 4, 2017. Unfortunately, we w...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing & child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained & certified as a renovator. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Registration forms ...

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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes
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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes

Monday, October 30, 2017

Learn about nutrition, meal planning exercise, and how to understand common diabetes-related medical tests.Sessions include demonstration about how to prepare meals that are healthy and use less saturated fat, salt, and sugar without cutting taste.You’ll also have the opportunity to taste a varie...

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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success
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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success

Monday, October 30, 2017

A 2 ½ hour class on business planning and farm business management designed to help your agricultural business achieve success. We will teach you how to avoid some of the pitfalls that strike many small businesses and connect you with helpful resources, help you find out about regulations and bui...

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Forest Pests and Diseases
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Forest Pests and Diseases

Thursday, November 2, 2017

This workshop will provide an introduction of invasive and native forest insect pests including the identification and management of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB), Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Sirex Wood Wasp, Gypsy Moth, Forest Tent Caterpillar, Eastern Tent Caterpillar, ...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Friday, November 3, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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4-H Basic Archery
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4-H Basic Archery

Sunday, November 5, 2017

This program will introduce youth to basic archery skills such as stance, hook, and anchor points. Use must be at least 8 years of age to participate. $5 per member or $15 for non-members. For more information please email John Bowe at jfb32@cornell.edu or 518-668-4881.

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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes
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Live and Eat Well with Diabetes

Monday, November 6, 2017

Learn about nutrition, meal planning exercise, and how to understand common diabetes-related medical tests.Sessions include demonstration about how to prepare meals that are healthy and use less saturated fat, salt, and sugar without cutting taste.You’ll also have the opportunity to taste a varie...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, November 6, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success
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Basic Farm Business Management Planning: A Quick Overview for Success

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A 2 ½ hour class on business planning and farm business management designed to help your agricultural business achieve success. We will teach you how to avoid some of the pitfalls that strike many small businesses and connect you with helpful resources, help you find out about regulations and bui...

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Preserving the Apple Harvest
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Preserving the Apple Harvest

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Learn about the different methods of preserving apples, including canning, jams, jellies, drying, and freezing.This is a hands-on class where participants will end up preparing a canned apple product to take home. All materials and ingredients provided.Bring an apron if you like. Cost is $25.00 p...

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.22 Target Rifle Program
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.22 Target Rifle Program

Sunday, November 12, 2017

This program Open to youth 12 years of age and older is intended for current 4-H members who have previously taken basic rifle. The goal of the program is to develop a rifle team to take to the New York State Invitational in 2018. $5 for current 4-H members. For more information please email John...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene County for the last of our special centennial events!This is an evening to recognize volunteers, staff and supporters.We will also hold a brief business meeting and elect community members to our board of directors.A new constitution is be...

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2017 Annual Meeting Luncheon

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Please join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County for our Annual Meeting Luncheon. Agenda: Brief Remarks; Friends of Extension Recognition; and Business Meeting.Please RSVP Gale by November 10th at 518-765-3579.

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Friday, November 17, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Growing Better Brassicas
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Growing Better Brassicas

Friday, November 17, 2017

Join us for a day of information exchange between growers, industry representatives, and university researchers with the goal of better understanding how to grow great brassica crops! This day will be filled with short presentations about topics ranging from transplant production to plant spacing...

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Make and Can Your Own Cranberry Sauce
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Make and Can Your Own Cranberry Sauce

Friday, November 17, 2017

Learn to safely prepare and can cranberry sauce just in time for Thanksgiving. This is a hands-on class where participants will end up preparing cranberry sauce to take home. All materials and ingredients provided.Bring an apron if you like. Cost is $25.00 per person. Register online by November ...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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Holiday Food Preparation
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Holiday Food Preparation

Monday, November 20, 2017

The holiday season is right around the corner, bringing with it lots of food preparation! Come and join us for a hands-on program in which we will discuss methods by which your holiday food preparation can become easier, and more stress-free! For more information, please contact Marybeth Mitcham ...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, November 20, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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Window Replacement Workshop
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Window Replacement Workshop

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

This class is designed to teach landlords, homeowners, tenants, and contractors how to replace old windows using lead safe work practices. Workshop topics related to window replacement will include lead poisoning prevention education, tools needed, cost benefits, and energy savings. Educational r...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, & Painting (RRP) Initial Training

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The federal Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) requires that anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs paint in housing and child occupied facilities built before 1978 be trained and certified as a renovator. RRP Initial classes are 8 hours and include a light breakfast and lunch. The...

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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training
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EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Refresher Training

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Five years after taking the RRP Initial class, an EPA certified renovator must successfully complete an EPA RRP Refresher course to continue working. RRP Refresher classes are 4 hours and include a light breakfast. There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required.Registration forms can...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, December 4, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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Advanced Vet Science
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Advanced Vet Science

Monday, December 18, 2017

Come join our new Vet Science Program! This program will introduce youth to the importance of animal health in a wide variety of species. We will hear from experts in the vet science field as well as engage in hands-on activities and learning. This is a first-come, first-served class that will ...

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