The mission of Cape Cod Cooperative Extension is to improve the health and well-being of youth, families, and communities; conserve and enhance natural and marine resources, and strengthen agriculture and food systems.


How and why to test your soil on Cape Cod.

How to Get Your Soil Tested

Developing and maintaining productive soils begin with soil testing. Soils tests provide information on the soil’s actual nutrient status. Test results are used to determine the amount and kind of nutrients […]

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Mashpee Residents Reap the Benefits of Stronger Coastal Resilience with Reduced Flood Insurance Costs

Through joint efforts of the Town of Mashpee, WHOI and Barnstable County, residents and business owners can expect savings totaling $70,000 in insurance annually. March 9, 2023 (Barnstable, MA) – […]

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2023 Scholarship Offerings from the Master Gardeners.

The Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod is pleased to announce that it will be offering four $2,500.00 scholarships to four deserving students residing in Barnstable County. Individuals applying for […]

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Free, Weekly Blood Pressure, Glucose Screenings and Pop-up Nutrition Education

Free, weekly blood pressure, glucose screenings and pop-up nutrition education starting NEXT WEEK! See schedule below for days, times, and locations. Barnstable County Public Health Nurses will be at 5 […]

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2023 Children’s Garden Program Now Accepting Applications

Click here to apply! The deadline to apply is March 10th. Participants will be selected through a lottery and notified by email if chosen.

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Attention: Last COVID SNAP Payment is March 2, 2023

Due to federal action, the last COVID SNAP payment is March 2, 2023. Starting in April, you will get only 1 monthly payment. That is your normal benefit. Find the […]

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