Cornell Cooperative Extension

Yates County

Heating With Wood

When comparing heating fuels, wood has a lot of advantages. Visit our "Heating with Wood" section for information on buying and storing wood, choosing and maintaining a wood stove, and more!

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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 a vegetable 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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Donate to Yates CCE

Cornell Cooperative Extension is vital to the cultural and economic well-being of our region. With your continued support, CCE can continue to offer programs that build a stronger Yates County and contribute to individual economic success.

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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, management practices, and the DEC quarantine zone, with resources we've compiled on this site.

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The Taste of Yates

Explore all the local food and agricultural products that Yates County has to offer with the latest edition of The Taste of Yates.

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Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics, and Tire Collection Day

On Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 there will be a collection day for Yates County and Schuyler County residents. You must pre-register between August 15-September 16.

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National Diabetes Prevention Program

A series of one-hour informational sessions will begin Monday, Sept. 15th, 2014 at 4:15 PM in the Yates County Office Building.

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Forest Riparian Buffer Establishment Workshop

‚ÄčLearn about the rationale for the use of trees and shrubs along streams for water quality purposes. Learn about site preparation prior to planting and how to plant and manage trees and shrubs to obtain the best survival and growth.

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Last updated September 24, 2014