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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County

2017 Calendar of Events

January 2017

January 14:   Produced in NY4H from CCE Cayuga & Seneca Counties Food Contest @ the Finger Lakes Mall, Auburn.  10 am- 2pm.

January 19:  Profitable Meat Marketing Workshop held from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the CCE Cayuga County Lower level Auditorium, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Register by going to our website http:// blogs.cornell.edu/ccecayuga and clicking on the registration button or call the office at 315-255-1183, ext. 234.

January 19:   CCE Cayuga BOD Annual Reorganization mtg.  Held at 5:30pm in Lower Level Training Room @ CCE HQ’s.

January 30:  Nitrogen Utilization and Using The Adapt-N Model Five Year Research Review  Free to attend, review will run from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Keith Severson will provide examples of how yield may change when side dressing corn at twelve inches of height. This is directly related to the rain accumulated since planting.  This research was the evaluation of a process called Adapt-N and developed at Cornell University.  For additional information on the meeting, please contact Keith at 315-255-1183 Extension 225.

January 31: Come Learn More about the Central New York Welcome Center planned for the city of Auburn which will contain a Taste of NY location and the opportunities it will have for featuring local and regional food products.  Presentation begins at 7 p.m. at the CCE Cayuga County Education Center Auditorium, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.

February

February:  County Horse Bowl & Hippology EventsFinal Dates to be determined.  Held at the CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.

February 16:  2017 NYS-DEC Pesticide Recertification Class  A recertification meeting to achieve recertification credits in up to 3 categories. Held at CCE Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn. Lower level. Please use West side parking lot. 10:30 a.m. – registration.  Program runs from 11:00 a.m. until 3:40 p.m. Cost: $25.00 per person includes lunch! Pre-registration required. Email Peggy Lillie at psb4@cornell.edu or call 315-255-1183 ext.238.  Register online! http://blogs.cornell.edu/ccecayuga and click on the registration link! On-Site registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Program begins at 11:00 a.m. and will conclude at 3:40 p.m. Must attend the entire mtg. to receive max. credits. FMI: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County Ag Resource Educator Keith Severson (kvs5@cornell.edu) at 315-255-1183 ext. 225.

February 16:  Finance Committee Meeting  CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m

February 16:   CCE BOD Meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.  Lower level Training Room.

February 18:  4-H Public Presentations. Held at CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.

February 20:    CCE Office Closed – Presidents’ Day Holiday

February 21:  Make-up 4H Public Presentations held at CCE Cayuga County Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn, NY.

February 23: Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Presentation Stefan Lutter, Environmental Resource Educator will talk about the basics and an update on the current NYS infestation.  Held from 4 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. at the Center for Sustainability and the Environment classroom, Zabriskie Hall Room 212, Wells College, Aurora, NY.

March

March 1– 30: Cayuga County Agricultural District Annual Property Inclusion PeriodForms for inclusion available at http://www.cayugacounty.us/Departments/PlanningandEconomicDevelopment.aspx.

March 4:  Regional Horse Extravaganza/District Dairy Bowl event & District Dairy Bowl Event.  To be held at Mid Lakes Jr/Sr High School, 1554 Route 488, Phelps, NY 14432.  More details to follow for those who qualify.  More information on the Horse Extravaganza can be found here.

March 5-7:  Executive Director Leadership Conference at Albany.

March 5:    4-H Region Horse Extravaganza and Regional Dairy Bowl events at Midlakes High School, Clifton Springs, NY.

March 9:  Winter Dairy Management 2017 “Don’t be Lame”  Held at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 West Genesee Street road, Auburn, NY.  Winter Dairy Management meeting provides local access to current research.  Farm Service Agency borrower credits are available.  Winter Dairy Management 2017 Will focus on keeping cows on their feet and free from lameness.  The program will address preventing hoof problems and how to identify lameness issues as quickly as possible.  Registration available here.  Questions?  Contact Judy Wright at 315-255-1183 (ext. 234) OR Keith Severson (ext. 225).

March 16:  Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.  Rescheduled to March 23.

March 16: CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.  Rescheduled to March 23.

March 20 – 24: Ag Literacy Week Selected book for 2017 “The Grapes Grow Sweet” by Lynne Tuft and Illustrated by Tessa DeCarlo.

March 22: Order deadline for Day-old pheasant chick program.

March 23:  RESCHEDULED Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.

March 23:  RESCHEDULED CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.

April

April 1:   4H New Member Enrollment Due to be eligible to participate in any Youth or State Fair Events, including horse shows.

April 1:  (Tentative!) District Public Presentations & Regional Horse Communications.  Both be held at Mid Lakes Jr/Sr High School, 1554 Route 488 Phelps, NY 14422.  More details to follow for those who qualify.

April 20:  Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.

April 20:  CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.

May

May 13:  Electronics Recycling Event held at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 W. Genesee Street Road, Auburn, NY  from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m..  Recycle Computer Equipment, Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Video Game Systems, Small Freon Appliances (40 lb. limit) Propane Tanks, Universal Power Supplies, Cell Phones, Toner/Ink Cartridges, Televisions (Requesting donations of $10 per CRT monitor or tube TV or $20 for extremely large TV’s), Shred Documents (Up to two document boxes)

May 17:  Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 5:30 p.m.

May 17:  CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower – only if necessary.

May 23:  CCE Office Closed – Memorial Day

June

June 14 & 15:  Executive Director & Board Presidents Leadership Conference at Cornell

June 22:  Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.

June 22:  CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.

June 24:  Tire Recycling Event held 8:30 a.m. until Noon at the Natural Resource Center, 7413 County House Road, Auburn, NY.  For more information click here.

June 27:  Joint CCE Program Advisory Meeting at CCE Cayuga Education Center 5:30 p.m.

July

July 4:  Office Closed – July 4th Holiday

July 6:  Overnight Permission Request Forms for 4-H Youth must be handed in

July 6:  Written request due for exception on animal arrival/departure for the 4-H Youth Fair.  All requests will be reviewed by fair committee for final approval.

July 6: Work Bee registration for 4-H Youth is due to the 4-H office, Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.

July 12: Pullorum Testing at 1 p.m. Held at the Education Center, 248 Grant Avenue, Auburn.

July 16: 4-H Horse Show.  Rose-Lan Farms, 1227 Fitzpatrick Road, Auburn, NY.

July 24: Project judging for 4-H Youth entries at the Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural & Country Living Museum.  Tentative time 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

July 27-29: Remember the Big Six & Country Youth Fair To be held at the Ward W. O’Hara Agricultural Museum, Auburn, NY.  Click here for a complete listing of events.

August

August 17: Tentative CCE Executive Committee meeting (in lieu of full BOD) 5:30pm @ CCE Office

August 19: 2017 NYS 4-H Dog Show.  This is a Saturday before the official opening of the NYS Fair.  Stay tuned for more info.

August 24–Sept 4:  New York State Fair, Syracuse, NY

August 28:  Dairy Day at the New York State Fair.

September

Sept 4:  CCE Office Closed – Labor Day Holiday

Sept 16: Electronics Recycling Event *.  Held at Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Campus, 1879 West Genesee Street Road, Auburn from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Accepting TVs, computers, fluorescent tube lights, small Freon appliances, small propane tanks, ink cartridges & more.  * $10 donation for each television & CRT monitor; $20 donation for each console & projection TV.

Sept 21: Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.

Sept 21: CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.

October

October 9: CCE Office Closed – Columbus Day

October 11-12:     Cornell Executive Director Leadership Conference in Ithaca.

October 19:       Finance Committee Meeting.  Upstairs Conference Room at 4:45 p.m.

October 19:       CCE BOD meeting 5:30pm @ CCE Office-Lower level.  Program presentation.

October 21:   Household Hazardous Waste*  Accepted items include: chemicals, pesticides, oil paint, antifreeze, gas & oil mix & more.  * Must pre-register online here.

November

November 10: CCE Office Closed – Veteran’s Day

November 16: CCE BOD & Annual Meeting!  To be held at the Cayuga Community College Student Lounge – Begins at 5 p.m. with Annual Meeting starting at 6 p.m.

November 18:  America Recycles Day  Held at the City of Auburn Landfill, 311 North Division Street, Auburn.  Times to be announced.

November 23-24:  CCE Office Closed – Thanksgiving

December

December 8:  Produced in NY (PINY) Registration Deadline for 2018.

December 25-26 – CCE Office Closed – Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

 

Latest Revision: Jan 23, 2017

 

 

Registrations are required for most programs, for detailed information on specific events, call: (315) 255-1183, emailfind us on Facebook, or visit our website. If you are a person with a disability and require any auxiliary aids, services, or other accommodations for the any event, contact us as soon as possible, please. Please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension Cayuga County office if you have special needs or are unable to pay at cost events.

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