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New Pest Management Information site for people looking for pesticide training, recertification, and exams

The NYSDEC Bureau of Pest Management is replacing their current database systems with a new, web-based application called NYSPAD (New York State Pesticides Administration Database).  Phase 1 of NYSPAD is now “Live”.  Pesticide applicator/technician, training courses, training course instructors, course sponsors and certification/recertification exam information can be found at:

This web site is updated in real time so that a change is seen immediately. …

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Buy Local. Buy Onondaga Grown!


onondagagrown_circle_5inch_0_1432813706The Onondaga Agriculture Council, in partnership with local media outlets, has launched a multi-platform campaign that runs from June 2015 through September 2015. Through TV, radio, and outdoor advertising, you’ll learn about all the goodness grown right here in Onondaga County: fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy products, fruits, maple products, honey, and more. All radio, TV ads,…

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Follow Best Practices to Prevent the Bird Flu

Nancy Glazier, Small Farms Specialist
Cornell University Cooperative Extension, NWNY Team

chickMaybe you’ve noticed the price of eggs in the grocery store, or heard about it from a friend. A deadly strain of bird flu, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), has been identified in twenty-one states throughout the country. This strain can infect chickens, turkeys, ducks and…

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CCE’s Mission

The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.

Cornell Cooperative Extension fulfills this mission through a commitment to lifelong education that is learner-centered and results-oriented.

Contact Us

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
The Atrium, 2 Clinton Square
Syracuse, NY 13202

Telephone: 315-424-9485
Fax: 315-424-7056

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Mon-Fri