Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County

CCE OF Genesee County is located at 420 East Main St, Batavia NY

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Emerald Ash Borer Information

Emerald Ash Borer Information Page

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire is an invasive, wood boring beetle native to Asia that feeds on and eventually kills all species of Ash. The EAB was first found in North America in 2002 near Detroit and since has spread to 13 states and two Canadian provinces, killing hundreds of millions of Ash trees in rural and urban settings. EAB has been found in a number of New York State counties, and a quarantine zone is in effect to prevent its further spread.

To find a certified arborist: Per the NYS DEC (http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5291.html) you can visit the NYS Arborists website to find a certified arborist at https://nysarborists.com/. Call our office for more information or contact the Region 8 DEC office at (585) 226-2466.

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Garden Talk - July 12th

July's Topic is "Propagating from Cuttings." Please note this Garden Talk will take place on the 2nd Tuesday, due to the holiday.

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4-H Market Animal Auction

The 2016 Genesee County 4-H Market Animal Auction will be held on Thursday, July 14th at the Genesee County Fair.

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Genesee County 4-H Fair Information

Click here for 2016 Genesee County Info!

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4-H Grows Here!

We are now accepting new youth members and adult volunteers! Visit the "How to Join 4-H" page for more information!

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Master Gardeners

Contact the Master Gardeners by calling 585-343-3040 ext. 127 Monday through Friday from 10 am until Noon; or stop by their office at 420 East Main Street, Batavia.

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New! Meat Suite

The Meat Suite is a website designed by Cooperative Extension educators to help consumers find locally produced, high quality meats to purchase in bulk.

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Last updated June 17, 2016