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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 Bits and Bites Summer.  To get on the mailing list, please call or email. 315-331-8415.

It is fresh produce time of year!  To find Farm Market, Farmers’ Market, and U-Pick locations near you to purchase local products click here.

Community Nutrition Educator part-time position available. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County needs an educator who has experience working with youth. The one year, part-time job requires travel, recruiting and teaching groups and collecting evaluation data. Interest in healthy eating, cooking and physical activity needed. Associates degree preferred. Complete the application and email to mb333@cornell.edu by September 1, 2014: CCE job application

Employment opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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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

2014 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.

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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, 2014.  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 2014:  Board meetings are normally held the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm 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 7, 2014.

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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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Master Gardeners are now in the office on a regular basis (starting April 1) ! Hotline hours are Tuesday AND Friday, 9am until noon.  During non-hotline hours we will respond to messages left on our gardening hotline voicemail at (315)331-8415 ext. 107 or you can e-mail questions to mgwayne@cornell.edu If you use our voicemail please include a daytime number where we can reach you.

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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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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