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April 4, 2012 - 3:56pm
Company Name: 
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County
Job Type: 
Part-Time

IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY: Part-Time Administrative Assistant Needed at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County. Basic microsoft office skills required. Adobe acrobat, website, marketing knowledge a plus. View complete position description for more detail at www.genesee.shutterfly.com. Complete application and e-mail to [email protected] or send via postal mail to 420 E. Main St, Batavia NY 14020. NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS PLEASE.

November 28, 2011 - 10:12am
The 10th Annual Celebrate Agriculture Dinner has been set for Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 6 pm at the Alexander Fire Hall, Rt. 98 in Alexander. This event is a celebration of the number one industry in Genesee County – Agriculture. The dinner is open to the public. This extremely popular community tradition has become firmly established as a festive, fun filled opportunity to come together and socialize before the beginning of yet another growing season. Dinner tickets go on sale December 1st. A limited number of tickets will be sold and last year the event sold out by early January! Tickets may be purchased for $25 each or $230 for a table of ten from the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce. Stop by the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce located at 210 East Main St. in Batavia or call the office at 585-343-7440 ext. 27. This event is coordinated by the following partners: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, Genesee County Chamber of Commerce, Genesee County Soil & Water Conservation District and Genesee County Farm Bureau.
July 19, 2011 - 10:37am
posted by Kimberly Amey in youth, livestock, fair, Cooperative Extension, CCE.
Event Date and Time: 
July 21, 2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

2011 4-H Meat Animal Auction. Buyers Dinner at 5:30pm and Sale begins at 7pm in the show ring . Come support the Genesee County 4-H youth. Buyer packets are available at the Cooperative Extension office at 420 E. Main Street in Batavia.

March 29, 2011 - 3:46pm

Barbara Sturm, 4-H Youth Development and Agriculture in the Classroom Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, has received the “Achievement in Service Award,” by the New York State Association of Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Educators (NYSACCE4-HE) and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA).

This prestigious award recognizes 4-H Educators who have been creative and innovative in programming efforts with demonstrated results. Ms. Sturm was nominated for the recognition by 4-H Youth Development Educators Paul Webster and Charles “Chip” Malone with letters of support for her dynamic and creative educational efforts coming from multiple local and regional 4-H staff, 4-H volunteers and Cornell University-based staff.

“Barb consistently produces significant, positive impacts while being committed to personal and program excellence. The high quality of her work is seen in her dedication and leadership with 4-H and Ag in the Classroom Initiatives” one supporter wrote.

State and National recognition will be extended to Barbara at the NYSACCE4-HE and NAE4-HA annual conferences in October 2011.

March 29, 2011 - 3:46pm

Barbara Sturm, 4-H Youth Development and Agriculture in the Classroom Educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, has received the “Achievement in Service Award,” by the New York State Association of Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Educators (NYSACCE4-HE) and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA).

This prestigious award recognizes 4-H Educators who have been creative and innovative in programming efforts with demonstrated results. Ms. Sturm was nominated for the recognition by 4-H Youth Development Educators Paul Webster and Charles “Chip” Malone with letters of support for her dynamic and creative educational efforts coming from multiple local and regional 4-H staff, 4-H volunteers and Cornell University-based staff.

“Barb consistently produces significant, positive impacts while being committed to personal and program excellence. The high quality of her work is seen in her dedication and leadership with 4-H and Ag in the Classroom Initiatives” one supporter wrote.

State and National recognition will be extended to Barbara at the NYSACCE4-HE and NAE4-HA annual conferences in October 2011.

March 19, 2010 - 2:54pm

Have you wondered why your vegetables just don’t seem to grow? Do you want to start a vegetable garden but have no idea where to start? Then this class is for you!

 

The “Successful Vegetable Gardening” workshop will be offered from 6 to 8pm on April 7th as part of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Coffee and Dessert Series. The workshop will be taught by Bill Stedman, Master Gardener, and will cover the in’s and out’s of successful vegetable gardening.  Whether you are a beginner or have been growing your own vegetables for years, Bill has great tips for creating a bountiful garden. Attendees will also enjoy coffee, tea and desserts as part of the program.

 

Workshop will be held at the Extension building at 420 E. Main Street in Batavia and cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required by April 5, so reserve your seat now by contacting Amy at 585-343-3040 ext. 106 or stopping by the Extension office in Batavia.

 

Other upcoming sessions in the Coffee and Dessert Series include: “Planning Your Landscape” on April 15th, “Hostas” on May 5, “The Edible Landscape” on May 12, and the always popular “Container Gardening Workshop” on May 25. Hans Hunz will offer a free session on Bluebird Beauty on April 21. Visit the website www.genesee.shutterfly.com for more details or call Amy at 585-343-3040 ext. 106 to register.

June 8, 2009 - 1:49pm
Event Date and Time: 
June 25, 2009 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Cornell University will host a Green Jobs Forum on Thursday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. to noon.  The forum will be broadcast to Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations, located in 14 counties across New York State, via Cornell’s distance learning video conference network.  The forum is free and open to the public.  Information on the following topics and issues will be addressed:
 
Defining"green jobs"
where to find “green jobs”
information on available training programs

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