How to take a soil sample (for pH)

Successful gardeners seeking to optimize the results of growing plants know the importance of soil pH, which is as crucial as location, exposure, and soil preparation.

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Soil health

Summer Dairy Reproduction Update

New research helps dairy producers optimize their herd reproductive efficiency. Come hear about ways to enhance reproduction performance, like how to select the ideal voluntary waiting period.

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Lavender Farming For Beginners

Walking tour and discussion of: Background of Lavenlair Farm, Planting, nutrition, harvest, yield, and quality. Pest Management: phytophthora, mammals, weeds etc. Cultivar trial and winter hardiness.

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Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Washington County. The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

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4-H

4-H is a program for 5 to 18 year olds. 4-H provides opportunities for youth, under the guidance of adult volunteers, to pursue projects in areas of particular interest and participate in special events.

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Native Plants

Native plants deserve a place in your garden, and they offer many advantages over non-native species. Find a list of suggested varieties here.

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Trees & Shrubs

Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here.

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VITA Volunteers Needed

CCE of Washington County is seeking volunteers for the 2015 tax filing season. No experience is required; all volunteers will receive free instruction along with training and certification materials necessary to prepare basic tax returns.

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Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program is a program of trained volunteers who work in partnership with their county Cooperative Extension office to expand educational outreach throughout the community by providing home gardeners with research-based information

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One-to-One Financial Coaching

This program is designed for individuals who have concerns managing their money effectively.

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Last updated June 2, 2016