Feeder School - Two days of On-farm Training

Learn how to improve the feeding process on their farm! Topics include rumen physiology, nutrition, basic bunk silo management, troubleshooting mixer wagons, and much more. Call Tatum at 315-788-8450 to register.

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Parenting the Magic Years

​Children change so fast in the first four years! This six-session course will help you find successful ways to navigate through these challenging, yet rewarding, times.

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Newsletters and More

Find out more about the work of Extension by signing up for more information about local foods, 4-H Camp Wabasso, and/or any of our free local electronic newsletters!

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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!

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The Middle Years

Learn more about this fun, free, and interactive six-week course that is designed to explain the best practices in child development and parenting.

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2017 Annual Meeting

Join us at our 2017 Annual Meeting. The evening will begin with hors d'oeuvres and voting for new board members followed by a brief meeting and buffet dinner. Keynote Speaker Dr. Karl Pillemer will present highlights from the Cornell Legacy Project.

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Grocery Store Tours

​Great American-Watertown: Healthy, affordable grocery tours for SNAP eligible adults 18+ years of age. Complete the tour to receive a free reusable shopping bag, $10.00 grocery store gift card, recipes, and tips on how to eat healthy on a budget.

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Jam and Pickles

Learn the basics of water bath canning while making jams and pickles in this hands-on class. This event co-presented with the Hay Memorial Library. For more information, call 315-646-2228.

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Wiley "Haunted" Trails and Festival

​Join us for a "spook"tastic good time on a walk through the creepy trails behind Wiley Intermediate School. Hear some scary tales or play some friendly games on this night of tricks and treats for the whole family!

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Small Scale Charcuterie Workshop

​This one-day, hands-on and lecture event is geared towards anyone who loves meat and wants to learn how to make sausages, Pate de Campagne, Spuma, and Rillettes. Ideal for small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners. Reservations due by 10/23

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Last updated October 16, 2017