Farm Tour for Soldiers and Veterans

Fort Drum’s Transition Assistance and Employment Readiness Programs are joining Extension to promote a farm tour showcasing potential farm career opportunities to Fort Drum soldiers and military veterans beginning at 8:00 a.m.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to canning and parenting to youth development. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call to learn more! We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


Outdoor Adventure Day!

Outdoor Adventure Day is a family-friendly, free event with hands-on activities and demonstrations appropriate for all ages focused on recreation and the outdoors. The event is open to all families in the community.

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Puppy Preschool - The Making of a Good Dog

​Get your canine off to a good start with basic training and socialization skills. Ages 12 and up. To register visit

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2015 July-December Events Brochure

A wide range of programming opportunities are ready for you! View our brochure or visit our Events page for programs on cooking and canning, family ventures, archery, yoga, puppy training, team building, parenting, crowdfunding, and much more!

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4-H Program Opportunities

Are you looking for youth programming that is educational, dynamic, engaging, and innovative for your classroom, after school, evening, or weekend program? View our 4-H Programs listing to select from a variety of exciting programs.

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Archery Basics for Beginners

​This program, for ages 10 and up, will introduce you to the sport of archery. You will learn the rules of safety, proper equipment selection, and beginning shooting techniques. To register visit

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Canning basics

Let's Learn Canning Basics

​Learn to preserve the bounty of summer for the winter months. We will cover the ABC’s of this summertime tradition, including how to safely make and can tomato sauce, plain tomatoes, and cucumber pickles. You will receive a canning resource guide.

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Last updated July 29, 2015