Updated Services and Office Closure Due to Covid 19

Due to current events our offices will be closed to the public. The Extension Team recognizes the challenges and impacts facing families, communities and local economies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Educators are available via email and phone to answer questions and provide information. Please click here for a list of our Educators and contact info.


We are currently accepting:

  • Plant samples for ID or diagnosis sent in via mail only.
  • Insect identification (specimens can be mailed or pictures can be emailed).
  • Soil samples submitted for pH testing are being accepted by the Horticulture Clinic via USPS mail only.  Please follow the instructions given on the Horticulture/Agriculture page footnote on how to properly prepare a soil sample and where to mail it in.  Please click here for instructions.

In addition, all Extension events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. All professional staff are working remotely and are unable to travel for work at this time. We are doing our best to maintain and expand our remote educational services and to continue to participate remotely in meetings and events where possible.We appreciate your understanding and patience during this uncertain time.


The following resource page provides best practices and guidance for individuals at home, food environments (restaurants, grocery stores, farms, markets) and local economies during the Covid-19 crisis. Resources include food service concerns, daycare assistance, food handling, aquaculture, household waste management, and various social service assistance. These pages will be updated as more services become available.


Extension Resources During Covid-19

Barnstable County Government Covid 19 Updates


The Barnstable County Government website will be maintained with campus and service updates, answers to frequently asked questions, and information on resources regarding the COVID-19 response. Please click on the button below for the Barnstable County main website.

Barnstable County Government Website

Horticulture Clinic Update


The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension Horticulture Clinic is open to handle gardening questions, soil samples and diagnostic questions. Click here for more informations and instructions



Our goal is to ensure that the next generation can enjoy Cape Cod's natural splendor as much as we do. Check out our Extension newsletters below, and sign up for our newsletters to find out about future events, upcoming workshops, and available resources on our efforts.


Cooperative Extension Summer 2020 Newsletter https://conta.cc/34gqu9l

Cooperative Extension Fall 2020 Newsletter https://conta.cc/3cjCgSn

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