Facility Rental

CCE-Madison has space to rent by the public for meetings, events, etc. We also have indoor winter storage for vehicles, campers, etc. There is also office space available for rent on the lower level.

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Ag Center

Board of Directors Meeting

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County Board of Directors will meet on the third Thursday of each month, beginning at 5:00 pm in the large conference room.

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100 Year Celebration

Animal Crackers at Cornell University - 4-H Members

The Cornell University Department of Animal Science is pleased to announce Animal Crackers 2019 "Horse Feathers – We All Flock Together" on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Cornell University. The up-coming program will incorporate both horse and poultry.

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Animal Crackers

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County seeks a dynamic Ag Economic Development Resource Educator to provide leadership and resources to grow and enhance the economic vitality of agricultural enterprises in Madison County. The successful candidate must have passion and enthusiasm for assessing needs and developing opportunities for the agricultural economy in Madison County along with the capacity to develop, plan, and deliver associated outreach and programs. Among the economic development approaches in this position are individual assistance, support of collaborative marketing projects, and outreach to attract and support new ag businesses or processors. This is a Master’s Degree required position with salary in mid 40's commensurate with experience. The employment package includes excellent benefits, a collaborative work environment, and ongoing opportunities for professional development and growth. Applicants should review the following information at the CCE Madison County website in order to become familiar with the nature and scope of work in the AED position: Association Annual Reports, Association Plans of Work, Ag Economic Development Page.

For more information, please go to our Jobs page or 

Ag Economic Development Specialist position

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CCE-MC Program Plans of Work 2019-2021

Association Plans of Work identify key programmatic areas while allowing periods of fluidity to address emerging issues and industry challenges.

  • Program plans for the Agriculture Program and the CNY Regional Team address areas of Agriculture and Food Systems + Environment and Natural Resources, Sustainable Energy, and Climate Change
  • Program plans for the Ag Economic Development Program address CCE program areas of Agriculture and Food Systems + Community and Economic Vitality
  • Program plans for the 4-H/Youth Development Program address the program area of Youth Development/Children, Youth, and Families
  • Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Regional Program (coordinated out of Onondaga County) addresses the program area of Nutrition, Food Safety and Security, and Obesity Prevention 

You can view the 2019-2021 CCE-Madison County Program Plan of Work here

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We are happy to announce that Cooking with Mary - Tex Mex! is being offered at our Ag Center, 100 Eaton Street, Morrisville, on Thursday, May 2, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.   

For more information and to register, please go to the Event page.  Preregistration is required.

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Other Upcoming Events:

Ticks - Avoiding the Bite - to be held at Oneida Public Library on April 23 at 4:00 pm

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Our CCE Board of Directors meets on the third Thursday of each month.  The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 18 at 5:00 p.m. in our large conference room

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4-H Members and Leaders are invited to check out the 4-H Youth Development page to see what events are  coming up for 4-H youth.

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Join us at the New York State Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 4th from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.  This is a free program open to all interested in learning more about career and college opportunities within the equine industry.  Registration is required at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/EquineCareerAndColleg...

For more information contact Dr. Karin Bump - kbump@cornell.edu

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Dairy and Field Crops

Dairy & Field Crops

The CNY Dairy & Field Crops Team serves Chenango, Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Otsego, Saratoga and Schoharie Counties to help producers maintain a strong dairy industry in our region.

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Equine Career and College Fair

Equine Career and College Fair

​This program is being held on Saturday, March 4 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at the NYS Fairgrounds Expo Center. This is a free program open to all who are interested in learning more about career and college opportunities within the equine industry..

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Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

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 horses and poultry..

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farmland protection

First Cutting Quality Monitoring - 2019

With Spring having officially arrived, we will begin forage quality monitoring on May 6. If you would like to receive emails of the weekly updates, please contact Sarah Ficken at 315-684-3001, ext. 108 or by email at sjs299@cornell.edu.

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Ticks: Avoiding the Bite.

Ticks: Avoiding The Bite

Are you worried about ticks? Would you like to know more about these pests, how to prevent bites and about proper removal if a bite occurs?

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Early Morning Farm booth at the Ithaca Farmers' Market, 06/10/2013 (Cornell University Photography)

Beginning Farmers

Cornell Cooperative Extension works with beginning farmers as well as established farm businesses. We reference many of the planning materials on the Cornell Beginning Farmers website.

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Last updated April 18, 2019