Stay Healthy

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s EFNEP Program would like to offer some ways to stay healthy. Good health is impossible without good nutrition; you need a healthy balanced diet. You may need to consider your intake of salt, fats, and you should watch your portion sizes. Include fruits and […]

Million Pound Electronics Challenge

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Natural Resources Program recently worked with Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) in Tonawanda, NY on their One Million Pound Earth Day Electronic Recycling Challenge. Advanced Technology Recycling (ATR) is a full service ISO 14001 and R2 Certified electronic recycling company that offers e-waste recycling and […]

Hoppy to be Here: Cornell to Host Hops Conference

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is excited to announce that the farm brewery legislation recently passed in New York State, this has created the need for locally grown brewing materials; making hops one of the fastest growing agricultural commodities in the state. This has […]

Emerald Ash Borer Task Force to Meet

The second meeting of the Chautauqua County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force will take place on Thursday, November 13th at 9:30 AM at the Frank Bratt Ag Center in Jamestown, NY (3542 Turner Road). Betsy Burgeson, CCE of Chautauqua County Master Gardener Program Coordinator and chair of the new task force says, “We have had […]

Want to help in the fight with Emerald Ash Borer? Become a First Detector!

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County presents a special, all-day, First Detector’s Training on Thursday, September 25th from 9:30 AM – 3PM at the Frank Bratt Ag Center in Jamestown, NY (3542 Turner Rd.). The program will be focused on enhancing the early detection of the Emerald Ash Borer that is threatening New York’s agriculture, […]

4-H Dog Program Accepts New Members

ArtContributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is working to unfold another successful year of youth programming. The 4-H Dog program accepts members ages 8-19 who have an interest in dogs or that have dogs they are interested in learning how to train. The 4-H Dog program offers […]

Greenhouse and High Tunnel Pest Management Programs Available

Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Managing pests in enclosed greenhouse and high tunnel structures can be challenging but these upcoming programs can help growers of all sizes. Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) will offer practical lessons and tips you can use to better manage pests. DEC pesticide recertification credits (1 credit per one hour session) […]

Master Gardener Program Grows due to Generous Donation

Master Gardener Program Grows due to Generous Donation

The  Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Chautauqua County were  recently given a substantial donation of equipment and  supplies from Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play.  This initiative, sponsored locally by the Chautauqua County   Health Network, funded the supplies for the Master Gardener program which will  increase their  capacity for  providing gardening education […]

Master Gardener Program Seeking Fourth Class of Participants

The Master Gardener program of Chautauqua County, offered through Cornell Cooperative Extension, is happy to announce that they will once again be offering the Master Gardener Core Training and are seeking their fourth class of participants.  The Master Gardeners will be holding an informational meeting about the program and how interested candidates can apply on […]

4-H Dog Program Registration Open

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Dog Program is accepting new members. Have you ever considered joining 4-H? The Chautauqua County 4-H Dog Program is a great opportunity for kids to train and work with their dogs. The program is open to kids ages 8-19 (3rd grade through 12th). Kids do not have to […]