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Welcome to all things Cooperative Extension!  Don’t forget to check out our Calendar and News links above!  Find out more about CCE in our Centennial Celebration Video!

Would you like more information about our programs?  Send us your questions at  wayne@cornell.edu!  Check out our summer newsletter,2014 Annual Report and Newsletter . To get on the mailing list, please call or email. 315-331-8415.

JOBS ARE AVAILABLE !   Thanks to the wonderful candidates who applied for our numerous nutrition positions.  All of our “new” positions in nutrition are filled!  Continue to watch here as CCE Wayne may have other local positions – including a NEW (5/22) Outreach Coordinator for the Neighborhood Health Improvement Program!   Click here for the position description.  Please email your resume to:  sb932@cornell.edu .  ONLY emailed resumes will be accepted.  

Other Employment opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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Farmers’ Markets are just around the corner!  Seek out new produce throughout the growing season.  Greens, asparagus and strawberries will be ready soon!  Attached is the listing of markets in the Wayne County area. Check out the Northeast Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables website.

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Master Gardeners: Master Gardeners resume regular hours NOW.  Volunteers are available to answer your questions Tuesday and Friday morning from 9am – noon.  At other times, please leave a detailed message at (315)331-8415 ext. 107 or e-mail us at mgwayne@cornell.edu. Please include your telephone number so a Master Gardener will be able to return a call to you or get more information if necessary. Also please provide your mailing address so that we can send you a fact sheet or other relevant material that may be available.

If you need to drop off a plant, insect, or soil sample you can do so from 8:30 to 4:30 Monday through Friday. Our office is located at 1581 Rte. 88 North in Newark. You can also email questions to mgwayne@cornell.edu

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardner program is a program run with and for our specially trained volunteers.  Only those volunteers who have completed 100+ hours of training and have passed an exam can consider themselves Master Gardeners.  We are very proud of our dedicated group of volunteers!

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Click here to go tot he New York Extension Disaster Education Network page

Click here to go to the New York Extension Disaster Education Network page

Emergency Preparedness Resources You can Use: General information on emergency preparedness is available through NY EDEN (Extension Disaster Education Network), a resource of Cornell Cooperative Extension.  This is a collaboration with NYS Emergency Preparedness and FEMA.  At the NY site, you can also access the national website and see all the information available through our network of collaborators.  At that site there are links and specific fact sheets that you would need in an emergency, like: potential source of water in a drought, what to do with food in the refrigerator or freezer when the electricity goes out, how to care for pets when supplies are limited, etc.  Please check out these resources or call the office with specific questions.

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4-H and Agriculture Enrollment is now available!

More info on 4-H is on our 4-H website and you can still enroll and find out more info by calling the office or emailing to wayne@cornell.edu

2015 Ag Enrollment is now available! Enroll now by printing out these two pages and mailing in your form. More information about our regional agriculture teams is available on our Ag Specialist Page. Sign up now to get all the specialist teams’ newsletter and educational activities announcement.  CCE Wayne now has information for growers of all commodities  with the addition of our new  for 2015 – Finger Lakes Grape Program, enroll now!

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Cornell Cooperative Extension Board of Directors: Persons with an interest in serving a three year term as a member of our Board of Directors are encouraged to submit an application throughout the year. Applications are taken throughout the year.   Final applications, prior to elections,are due Aug 22, 2015.  Elections only take place at our annual meeting, normally held on the first Friday in November.    Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information please read the press release here For 2015:  Board meetings are normally held the first Tuesday  of the month at 5:00pm at the CCE Office in Newark. Operating Guidelines of the Board of Directors can be found here.  The Board of Directors sets direction for all current and new programs of Cornell Cooperative Extension Wayne County, in addition to having responsibility for finance and human resources for the association. Applications are reviewed by the nominations committee. There are special eligibility requirements, please check Article V of the Constitution, found on our “About Us” tab located above.   This year’s annual meeting will be held November 6, 2015.

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We are always looking for volunteers, whether to serve on our Board of Directors, become a 4-H Club or Project Leader, or become a trained member of our Master Gardeners!  Please contact us for more information and learn more about becoming a volunteer for CCE through our YouTube video!

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Clyde, Savannah and Galen residents, click here for the SOAR (Strengthening Our Area Residents) application and information for resident health improvement projects: SOAR application for health improvement projects.

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Check out the calendar tab above for more direction information on upcoming classes and workshops!

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  1. Hello,
    My name is Kris Christian. I am a pediatrician working in Williamson,NY. I will be giving a talk at the Sodus farmers market on June 10 to discuss the importance of exercise and good nutrition. I am looking for brochures or hand outs I can use as part of my talk. Thanks, Kris Christian, MD

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