Our Mission

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.



Lead is highly toxic and dangerous. Learn how it can affect you and what you can do.

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2017 Summer Scene

4-H Summer Scene is a 5 week long day camp in the city of Albany during July and August. The camp will be conducted at Ridgefield Park on Ridgefield Street in Albany. Camp meets daily from 10 am - 3 pm Monday through Friday...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County is funded by numerous sources of which Albany County is the largest. The remainder is funded by grants from state and federal governments, program income and donations from our supporters.

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Farmers' Markets

Our chart of farmers' markets in the Capital Region can help you find a market near you, and provides seasonal hours, days of operation, and more!

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Emerald Ash Borer

Learn how to identify the Emerald Ash Borer, monitor your Ash trees, detect and report possible EAB in your trees, and more, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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Volunteer with 4-H!

There are many ways that caring adults can volunteer to work with youth in the 4-H Program: as Leaders, Advisory Board members, and more!

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Last updated June 29, 2017