2016 Annual Meeting

Please join us at our 2016 Annual Meeting, featuring Keynote Speaker Anu Rangarajan, Director of the Cornell Small Farms Program.

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2016 Northeast Livestock Conference

There is demand among consumers for greater production and availability for locally sourced meat. Join us on November 11 & 12 when producers and consumers will network to begin developing a sound foundation for a strong local protein market.

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2017 Farm Bureau Youth Scholarship

New York Farm Bureau is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for the New York Farm Bureau Agricultural Youth Scholarship.

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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!


Drone Discovery

​Drone Discovery is the educational focus for 4-H National Youth Science Day on October 5. All 4th to 6th grade students are invited to our office from 6:00-8:00 p.m. to learn about drones. Call 788-8450 by September 30 to register.

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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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4-H Fun Night!

Come and learn what 4-H can offer your child! The evening will begin with a potluck supper followed by the Traveling Science Program brought to you by the Sci Tech Center! Create your favorite dish to pass and join us! RSVP to 788-8450 by 10/3.

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Grocery Store Tours-Watertown Seaway Plaza Tops

​Tops-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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Backyard Poultry 101

Join us at 6:00 p.m. on October 26 to learn how to begin and care for your own flock.

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Agricultural Alerts

Due to the region's drought situation, Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) is now available for Jefferson and Lewis County farmers. Sign up before November 18, 2016!

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Last updated September 22, 2016