Welcome to CCE Albany County!

Since 1916, Cornell Cooperative Extension Albany County (CCE Albany County) has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education that people have come to depend on and trust...

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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Lead

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

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Deer Tick

Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.

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Donate

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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Financial Literacy Education

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Albany strives to help individuals and families improve basic financial management skills to create improved financial futures and better access to community resources and programs.

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Compost Basics

Our handout explains the basics and benefits of home composting. What is compost and why is it so useful when used as mulch, in the garden or in potting mixtures?

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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Last updated August 29, 2016