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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program
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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program

Monday, February 20, 2017

Youth who will be 14 and over as of March 1, 2017 can take the course for certification. Participants who want to earn their certification must pass both the written exam and the driving test. The cost for this course is $20.00 for 4-H members to cover the cost of materials and is payable ...

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4-H Robotics Group Meets
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4-H Robotics Group Meets

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Steuben County 4-H Robotics ProgramAges 8-18 welcome!Where: Howard Community Building When: Are scheduled for the 3rd & 4th Tuesdays during the January, February & March months.Any 4-H member 8-18 years old as of January 1, 2017 interested in learning how to build and program a robot to perf...

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Grain Safety Webinar
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Grain Safety Webinar

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seconds to tragedy: grain safety webinar to feature new video and curriculum on young workers, Feb. 22Tragedy is just seconds away when inside grain bins and other grain storage facilities. That’s how long it takes to become fatally engulfed.Join presenter Marsha Salzwedel at 3 p.m. (CT), Feb...

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Introduction to Biochar
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Introduction to Biochar

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Biochar, or agricultural charcoal, produced from low oxygen conditions (pyrolysis), is reported to have many benefits including improvement of soil structure, water and nutrient retention and increase in soil microbial activities. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to learn...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Locally Grown Food Festival
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Locally Grown Food Festival

Friday, February 24, 2017

Attention Local Farmers!!Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is pleased to invite you to the 2017 Locally Grown Food Festival, February 24th!Last year 400 people attended this great local foods event! Farmers from across the Finger Lakes region are invited to participate. Livestock, f...

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General Public Presentations
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General Public Presentations

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Visit our Public Presentations page for all the details.

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America Saves Week
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America Saves Week

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Clear the Clutter Workshop
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Clear the Clutter Workshop

Monday, February 27, 2017

Do you feel like you are drowning in clutter? Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff? Having trouble finding the item you need? Clear the Clutter and Simplify Your Life and Finances may be the workshop that helps you address these questions. Nancy Reigelsperger, CCE-Steuben Financial ...

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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program
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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program

Monday, February 27, 2017

Youth who will be 14 and over as of March 1, 2017 can take the course for certification. Participants who want to earn their certification must pass both the written exam and the driving test. The cost for this course is $20.00 for 4-H members to cover the cost of materials and is payable ...

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Five Critical Estate Documents Workshop
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Five Critical Estate Documents Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Do you have the Five Critical Estate Planning Documents...and five more you may want to consider? Is your estate plan a comprehensive estate plan which includes all of the five critical documents? Do you know what could happen if you don’t have one or more of these documents in place?Cornell Coop...

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Clear the Clutter
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Clear the Clutter

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Do you feel like you are drowning in clutter? Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of stuff? Having trouble finding the item you need? Clear the Clutter and Simplify Your Life and Finances may be the workshop that helps you address these questions. Nancy Reigelsperger, CCE-Steuben Financial Educa...

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4-H Robotics Group Meets
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4-H Robotics Group Meets

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Steuben County 4-H Robotics ProgramAges 8-18 welcome!Where: Howard Community Building When: Are scheduled for the 3rd & 4th Tuesdays during the January, February & March months.Any 4-H member 8-18 years old as of January 1, 2017 interested in learning how to build and program a robot to perf...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Financial Planning Basics
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Financial Planning Basics

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Does estate planning seem a little complicated? Let us help you start with the basics.Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is hosting Financial Planning Basics, an educational and informational workshop presented by H&H Financial Group from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on March 2, 2017 at the So...

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Forest Management Public Workshop
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Forest Management Public Workshop

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County nd Master Forest Owner Volunteers invite the public to this event.Location: Basement auditorium, Yates County Building, 417 Liberty St., Penn YanDo you have woods? Do you want to learn how to increase their value and improve their health? The Corne...

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Horse Extravaganza & District Dairy Bowl
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Horse Extravaganza & District Dairy Bowl

Saturday, March 4, 2017

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Corning Winter Farmers Market
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Corning Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated wit...

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Master Your Farm Taxes
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Master Your Farm Taxes

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Schedule F is only the beginning.Live preparation of an actual 2016 farm tax return will show you what goes where and highlight important issues, such as equipment depreciation, self-employment taxes, gasoline/fuel credits, savings strategies, and various deductibles.The presenter will be Gera...

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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program
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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Youth who will be 14 and over as of March 1, 2017 can take the course for certification. Participants who want to earn their certification must pass both the written exam and the driving test. The cost for this course is $20.00 for 4-H members to cover the cost of materials and is payable ...

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Estate Administration Survival Guide
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Estate Administration Survival Guide

Monday, March 6, 2017

The loss of a loved one is always difficult. If you are named as the Executor of the decedent’s estate, your legal duties compound the difficulty and could leave you feeling lost. If you want to know what needs to be done after the death of a loved one, join us in a free informational w...

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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program
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4-H Tractor and Machinery Operation Certification Program

Monday, March 6, 2017

Youth who will be 14 and over as of March 1, 2017 can take the course for certification. Participants who want to earn their certification must pass both the written exam and the driving test. The cost for this course is $20.00 for 4-H members to cover the cost of materials and is payable ...

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Steuben Co. Crop Symposium
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Steuben Co. Crop Symposium

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

9:00 – 9:30 Registration9:30 – 10:30 Jerry Cherney - Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures in New York StateThe vast majority of alfalfa acreage in NY is sown with a perennial grass. Until recently, there has been very little research on grass species selection or management of mixtures. We do not know wha...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Fill Your Freezer: Purchasing Local Meat in Bulk
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Fill Your Freezer: Purchasing Local Meat in Bulk

Thursday, March 9, 2017

“Fill Your Freezer” With Affordable, Locally-Raised MeatFinger Lakes Meat Project to Host Bulk Meat Buying ClassITHACA—The Finger Lakes Meat Project, a project of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, is pleased to announce a series of FREE workshops on purchasing locally-raised m...

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Farming 101 Workshop
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Farming 101 Workshop

Saturday, March 11, 2017

FARMING 101 Learn the Basics of Operating a Farm! TWO Locations & DATES – Same program each location (choose one) For anyone exploring the possibility of farming whether as business or just homesteading. Learn about planning, soil and site considerations, land clearing and forest resources, p...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Fruit Tree Pruning
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Fruit Tree Pruning

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Guest Speakers:Rick Reisinger and family, John Reynolds and Matt HayesTopics to include General Fruit tree care, pruning young to mature trees, learn proper thinning, bud grafting and top working Hedgerow Apple trees. Schedule for the Workshop:8:30am-9:00am– Intro to Grafting9:00am-10:3...

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March Dog Madness
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March Dog Madness

Saturday, March 18, 2017

March Dog Madness Adult and Teen Leader Training – Online Registration is now open!March Dog Madness is an annual conference for adult and teenage 4-H volunteer leaders. 2016 Theme: Together We Make A Difference Workshops engage participants in science based information training. Current ani...

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Corning Winter Farmers Market
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Corning Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated wit...

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Farming 101 Workshop
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Farming 101 Workshop

Saturday, March 18, 2017

FARMING 101Learn the Basics of Operating a Farm!TWO Locations & DATES – Same program each location (choose one)For anyone exploring the possibility of farming whether as business or just homesteading. Learn about planning, soil and site considerations, land clearing and forest resources, plus pro...

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Ag Literacy Week - March 21-24
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Ag Literacy Week - March 21-24

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

About This Year's Book:The Grapes Grow SweetBy Lynne Tuft and Illustrated by Tessa DeCarloWith the advent of New York's booming grape industries we are proud to feature a book that so wonderfully captures this way of life for over 1,600 family-owned vineyards in our state. New York ranks thir...

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4-H Robotics Group Meets
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4-H Robotics Group Meets

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Steuben County 4-H Robotics ProgramAges 8-18 welcome!Where: Howard Community Building When: Are scheduled for the 3rd & 4th Tuesdays during the January, February & March months.Any 4-H member 8-18 years old as of January 1, 2017 interested in learning how to build and program a robot to perf...

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Free Workshop on Long Term Care Planning
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Free Workshop on Long Term Care Planning

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

It is an aging society, so there are some important facts everyone should know to begin planning for long term care for your loved ones. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County offers a free workshop, Long Term Care Planning, to help sort through the options.The workshop will be led by Pa...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Ag Literacy Week - March 21-24
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Ag Literacy Week - March 21-24

Friday, March 24, 2017

About This Year's Book:The Grapes Grow SweetBy Lynne Tuft and Illustrated by Tessa DeCarloWith the advent of New York's booming grape industries we are proud to feature a book that so wonderfully captures this way of life for over 1,600 family-owned vineyards in our state. New York ranks thir...

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High Tunnels and Livestock
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High Tunnels and Livestock

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnel, Saturday March 25th, 9am-2pmCornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of growing vegetables using high tunnels. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at Shared Roots Far...

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4-H Robotics Group Meets
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4-H Robotics Group Meets

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Steuben County 4-H Robotics ProgramAges 8-18 welcome!Where: Howard Community Building When: Are scheduled for the 3rd & 4th Tuesdays during the January, February & March months.Any 4-H member 8-18 years old as of January 1, 2017 interested in learning how to build and program a robot to perf...

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Bath Winter Farmers Market
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Bath Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated...

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Corning Winter Farmers Market
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Corning Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated wit...

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Equine Feed Seminar
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Equine Feed Seminar

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Richard Kennedy of Cargill Animal nutrition will do a presentation on Understanding the Facts about Starch and Sugar in Your Horse's Diet. The session will be followed by a Question & Answer session and refreshments provided by Country Crossroads Feeds & Seeds of Andover, NY. This event is f...

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Clothing Evaluations
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Clothing Evaluations

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

It’s time to get out your sewing machine, choose your clothing project, and get sewing! The clothing revue will be here before you know it. Here are the important dates.Clothing evaluation locations and dates are:Wednesday, April 5th, North Cohocton Methodist Church, 3:00-5:00 p.m.Wednesday...

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4-H Garden Meeting
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4-H Garden Meeting

Saturday, April 8, 2017

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Corning Winter Farmers Market
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Corning Winter Farmers Market

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Winter farmers’ markets are a great way for consumers to continue to enjoy locally produced foods when the warm weather ends, showcase the great local products that are available all year, help consumers continue to source healthy, locally grown food during months traditionally not associated wit...

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Clothing Evaluations
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Clothing Evaluations

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

It’s time to get out your sewing machine, choose your clothing project, and get sewing! The clothing revue will be here before you know it. Here are the important dates.Clothing evaluation locations and dates are:Wednesday, April 5th, North Cohocton Methodist Church, 3:00-5:00 p.m.Wednesday. Apri...

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NYS Dairy Bowl
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NYS Dairy Bowl

Saturday, April 22, 2017

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High Tunnels and Livestock
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High Tunnels and Livestock

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Growing Vegetables in a High Tunnel, Saturday March 25th, 9am-2pmCornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County will be hosting a workshop on learning the fundamentals of growing vegetables using high tunnels. This workshop will be a fast paced all-inclusive presentation given at Shared Roots Far...

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Five Critical Estate Planning Documents
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Five Critical Estate Planning Documents

Monday, April 24, 2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County is offering a free workshop to help you prepare your comprehensive estate plan: Five Critical Estate Planning Documents …and five more you may want to consider on Wednesday, June 24 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Southeast Steuben County Library, 300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza, Corning, NY.

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Beginning Sheep and Goat Production
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Beginning Sheep and Goat Production

Friday, April 28, 2017

Are you interested in raising sheep and goats? If so, come join us at our Beginner Sheep and Goat Production Class on April 28. Dr. Tatiana Stanton of the Cornell Sheep and Goat Programs will be coming to speak on the basics you need to consider when getting started with small ruminants such as p...

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Clothing Revue
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Clothing Revue

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5th, Clothing Revue at the Avoca Central School in Avoca. NYTimes for arrival: Seniors: 6:45 p.m. to get evaluated (if needed) and registered.Juniors: 7:00 p.m. to get registered.Clothing Revue begins at 7:30.Family and friends are welcome to attend.

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Animal Crackers 2017
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Animal Crackers 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Canine & Equine The annual Animal Crackers program provides New York youth with fun, hands-on, science-oriented learning experiences on Animal Science topics. This workshop is for 4-H members interested in learning more about their favorite livestock, companion or pet animal species; emphasis o...

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4-H Horse Show
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4-H Horse Show

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Qualifying 4-H Horse Show - June 14 and July 18 at the Steuben County Fairgrounds

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New York State Free Fishing Days
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New York State Free Fishing Days

Saturday, June 24, 2017

In an effort to connect more people to the sport of fishing, each year, the last full weekend in June is designated as Free Fishing Days in New York State. During those two days, anyone can fish New York State waters, and no fishing license is required (normally required for anyone 16 years a...

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New York State Free Fishing Days
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New York State Free Fishing Days

Sunday, June 25, 2017

In an effort to connect more people to the sport of fishing, each year, the last full weekend in June is designated as Free Fishing Days in New York State. During those two days, anyone can fish New York State waters, and no fishing license is required (normally required for anyone 16 years a...

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Finger Lakes District Dairy Judging Contest
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Finger Lakes District Dairy Judging Contest

Thursday, July 6, 2017

You are invited to attend the Finger Lakes Dairy Judging Contest, which will be hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County and the Department of Agriculture & Horticulture at Alfred State College this year. The contest is being held in conjunction with the Alfred State College ...

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4-H Horse Show
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4-H Horse Show

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Qualifying 4-H Horse Show - June 14 and July 18 at the Steuben County Fairgrounds

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Fair Clean Up Day
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Fair Clean Up Day

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Lunch will be provided

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Steuben County Fair Opening Day
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Steuben County Fair Opening Day

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Steuben County Fair runs from August 15-20, 2017.

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New York State Fair
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New York State Fair

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The New York State Fair runs from August 24 through September 4, 2017.

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4-H Records Due
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4-H Records Due

Monday, September 11, 2017

Visit the specific 4-H program pages for those records that apply to you.Reports can be found on this page.Project Record Requirement for 4-H Members Who Exhibit Animals at the 2017 County FairAll 4-H members who exhibit an animal project in the 4-H Division at the 2017 Steuben County Fair are ...

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4-H Leader Training
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4-H Leader Training

Saturday, September 23, 2017

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