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Create a Backyard Habitat

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day – create a backyard or front yard habitat!Join Master Gardener Jan B. for this program via Zoom.Natural habitat in this country is disappearing at a rapid rate. You can create the right conditions in your yard to encourage a host of birds, butterflies, pollinators and oth...

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Lamb & Goat Weigh In

4-H Market Lamb & Goat Initial Weigh-in

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Visit the Market Animal Program page to download the 2021 Market Animal Auction Rules.

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Hog Weigh In

4-H Market Hog Initial Weigh-in

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Visit the Market Animal Program page to download the 2021 Market Animal Auction Rules.

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Garden Talk Master Gardener

Garden Talk - Raised Bed Basics

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Raised bed gardens are a great alternative to traditional in-the-ground gardens. They are especially convenient for new gardeners or for small yards. You can still have a productive vegetable garden in a raised bed and the best part, no rototilling is required! Learn the advantages and disadv...

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Spring Garden Gala

Spring Garden Gala

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Join the Genesee County Master Gardeners for their Spring Garden Gala. Plant sale featuring indoor and outdoor plants (most grown by MGs), Chance Basket Auction, & used garden book sale. You may drop off soil samples for free pH testing. Plant sale starts promptly at 10:00 am. No early b...

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Hell Strip Plantings Program

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Join the Masters Gardeners to learn about Hell Strip Plantings!The hell-strip, the area between the street and the sidewalk, is a challenge to many gardeners. Most are sparse and weed-ridden zones plagued by road salt in the winter and dry, baked soil in the summer. Learn how to avoid the typi...

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Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

CCE Board of Director's Meeting InformationMeetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are currently being held via ZOOM.  In keeping with Open Meeting Laws, Genesee County residents may attend.  Please contact  Yvonne Peck at ydp3@cornell.edu to register and receive the Zo...

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Garden Talk - Playing in the Dirt - Risks and Benefits

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Gardening offers many health and life benefits to the gardener, but it also has its risks. Some will surprise you!Join us for a discussion on how to get the most from your gardening experience, while minimizing the risks.You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Jun 3, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time...

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Native Plants for Butterflies

Monday, June 14, 2021

We will discuss the components of a butterfly garden focusing on aspects that support a butterfly's life cycle including nectar sources, host plant species, and shelter. We will highlight several butterfly species endemic to western New York and the native plants that support their life cycl...

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4H Fair Animal Entry Forms due

4-H Fair Animal Entries due Today - June 25, 2021

Friday, June 25, 2021

Genesee County Fair 4-H Animal Entry Forms due June 25, 2021.  Visit the Genesee County Fair 4-H Page for forms and more information.

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4H Auction Forms due

4-H Market Animal Auction Forms due Today - July 9, 2021

Friday, July 9, 2021

4-H Market Animal Auction Project Records, Educational Event Forms, and Community Service Forms are due today!  Visit the 4-H Market Animal Auction Page to download a copy of the forms. 

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4H Auction

4-H Market Animal Auction

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Stay tuned for details!Awards Ceremony at 6:45pmSale begins at 7:00pm4-H Market Animal Auction Brochure (pdf)4-H Market Animal Auction Poster (pdf)

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Genesee County Fair

Saturday, July 24, 2021

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Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

CCE Board of Director's Meeting InformationMeetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are currently being held via ZOOM.  In keeping with Open Meeting Laws, Genesee County residents may attend.  Please contact  Yvonne Peck at ydp3@cornell.edu to register and receive the Zo...

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Garden Talk - Introduction to Beneficial Insects

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Most of the insects that live in your garden or landscape do little or no harm to you or your plants. Many of these good guys provide free pest control for you. So who are these allies? Join us to learn about the beneficial insects that may be in your garden.You are invited to a Zoom meeting. ...

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Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

CCE Board of Director's Meeting InformationMeetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are currently being held via ZOOM.  In keeping with Open Meeting Laws, Genesee County residents may attend.  Please contact  Yvonne Peck at ydp3@cornell.edu to register and receive the Zo...

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Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

CCE Board of Director's Meeting InformationMeetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are currently being held via ZOOM.  In keeping with Open Meeting Laws, Genesee County residents may attend.  Please contact  Yvonne Peck at ydp3@cornell.edu to register and receive the Zo...

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