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 !   Continue to watch here as we will have many regional employment opportunities in nutrition.  There are current openings in Wayne County, as well as the Finger Lakes Region, as of March 11, 2015.  For information on these positions click here.  Specific information and job application can be found at the Cornell Job Posting Site,  applications are only taken on line at this site.

Nutrition Project Director- job number 26382 - This position has been filled!
Still seeking Accounts Rep, Administrative Assistant, job number – 3516440
Additional Nutrition Positions.  Please check out Senior Nutrition positions (2) and Community Educators (5) for nutrition, including bi-lingual Spanish educators. There are also positions being supervised by Wayne County, but located in Monroe County. Applicants are continuing to be accepted until positions are filled.  All positions to be filled as applications are received.

Please call Beth Claypoole, 315-331-8415 for any specific questions, applications can only be accepted on line.

Other Employment opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.


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.


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 this page 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.


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.


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!


Master Gardeners: Until April, when our Master Gardeners resume regular hours, 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

Beginning April 7th, our Master Gardeners will be in the office on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am to noon. As always, at other times you can leave a phone message or e-mail us. We check our messages regularly.

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!


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.


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

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