NNY Beef Week

​Join Dr. Mike Baker to look at strategies for feeding, housing, genetics, and costs to realize 700 to 800 weight feeders to meet buyer's expectations. Mike will be available for farm visits during the day. Call Ron at 315-788-8450 to schedule.

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Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Learn tips on how to co-parent your children while you are separated.

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Newsletter Sign-up

​Find out more about the work of Extension by signing up for 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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Local Meats Cooking Class

​Learn about a new way to purchase local meats through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share and sample recipes featuring local meats including lamb and grass-fed beef. Take home a packet of recipes to inspire you for your holiday dinners.

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Get Going with 4-H!

Join us for this family event on April 18 at the Minna Anthony Common Nature Center. We will go hiking, find geocaches, cook our lunch (bring something to grill), and more. Find our what 4-H can do for your children between the ages of 5 and 18.

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NYS Maple Weekend

​Enjoy educational visits to various "sugar shacks" throughout Lewis, Jefferson, Oneida, and Oswego Counties...you choose where. Locations of maple sugar producers as well as area pancake breakfasts can be found at www.mapleweekend.com.

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Simple Budget Friendly Cooking

​Join Eat Smart NY for a 30-minute cooking demonstration featuring simple, low-cost items. Receive a free cooking utensil after the demonstration.

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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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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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Last updated March 22, 2017