Click here for resources that will help you and your family during this time. (UPDATE) Vaccine information from NYSDOH and CDC is now available on this platform.
The Master Gardener Volunteers are thrilled to announce that Gardening Matters Day is back! Click here to learn about this year's discussion topics and plant sale.
COVID-19 Update (February 24, 2021):
The Yates County Office Building is open to the general public from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, as part of the effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, appointments are preferred and some departments and services will be subject to continued limitations as described here.
CCE-Yates County Office Hours:
Monday: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM- 12:00 PM
(Closed for lunch daily from 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM)
CCE Yates County has daily office coverage, with 50% working in-person, and 50% working remotely. This includes work within the community (agriculture, gardening, natural resources, youth, and families) using social distancing protocals. Should you need to reach any of our staff members, visit our Staff page for their email addresses. You can also send us a message via our Facebook page. For less time-sensitive matters, call our office at 315-536-5123 and leave a voicemail.
CCE Yates has developed a reopening plan to facilitate the transitioning staff back to their primary place of work in response to the Governor’s New York Forward phased approach to re-open New York State.
This document has been reviewed by the Yates CCE Board of Directors as of June 24, 2020.
This plan will be updated as changes occur and will be posted to the public via our website, social media, and local media. Stay safe everyone.
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!
The mission of Cooperative Extension is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.
Previously known as Eat Smart New York, the introduction of our program’s new name, logo, and resources brings an opportunity for consistency and impact across New York State.
Spring is a great time to get your garden soil tested for this year's garden! pH and full nutrient tests available, get all the details here!
Click here for a statement from CCE Director Chris Watkins regarding the recent social unrest in our community.
Yates County 4-H Youth Development programs promote healthy lifestyles and confidence in youth within our county. Find out what we can offer your family today!
Last updated April 9, 2021