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About CCE


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County 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 Rensselaer County families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is widely recognized as an unbiased educational resource with strong ties to numerous sectors and constituencies within the Rensselaer County community. Our efforts bring people together to build relationships that foster healthy and sustainable communities.

Cornell Cooperative Extension actively supports equal education and employment opportunities.  No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of any legally prohibited discrimination involving, but not limited to, such factors as race, color, religion, political beliefs, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or family status, veteran status, or disability.  Cornell Cooperative Extension is committed to the maintenance of affirmative action programs that will assure the continuation of such quality opportunity.



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The 4-H Teen Exchange is constructing 12-inch pine wreaths, 10-inch boxwood, laurel and pine/boxwood mixed wreaths and pine door swags. Wreaths may be purchased plain or with a simple bow. Orders are being taken until November 21, 2014. Wreaths will be ready the first week of December. Orders must be prepaid and can be mailed to CCE, 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180 attn: Bernie Wiesen. All proceeds go towards the Teen Interstate Exchange.
Support Rensselaer County 4H programs by purchasing locally produced maple syrup. Return the 4-H Maple Fundraiser form by November 1, 2014 for Thanksgiving orders and by December 1, 2014 for Christmas orders. The order form shows the many sizes and bottles available for purchase. Orders must be prepaid and can be picked up at the CCE office, 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180. For more information call 272-4210.
November 4, 2014 the CCE offices will be closed for Election Day.
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