Produce Grower Food Safety Training

Certified Produce Safety Alliance trainers will give instruction on produce safety, worker health/hygiene, agricultural water, post-harvest handling, developing a farm food safety plan, and more over this two-day training. Preregistration is required

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4-H Camp Wabasso

Exciting adventures await all youth ages 6-17 at 4-H Camp Wabasso. We offer two-day, three-day, four-day, and week-long residential camps as well as a week-long day camp. View the camp schedule, brochure, and more!

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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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Dairy Day

​You will learn about feeding the "right" quality forage vs. the "highest" quality forage, preserving ground water resources, making decisions about new technologies on the dairy, and more. Cost is $30 per person. Register by January 12- 315-788-8450

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Winter Birding Workshop

Presented by the North Country Bird Club, the program will include common North Country birds, feeding birds in the winter, and native plant species that attract birds. Registration is requested, but not required.

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Log Grown Shiitake Mushrooms: Economics for a Profitable Crop

Workshop, for those interested in the commercial production of shiitake mushrooms, will cover all aspects of production important to selling mushrooms in New York State, including safety, sanitation, marketing, regulations, business plan development.

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Military Teen Winter Retreat

​Join us for a day of winter fun at 4-H Camp Wabasso - snowshoeing, archery, skijoring demo, and more! Free and open to all military youth ages 12-18. Reservations required - contact Kaci at 315-788-8450 or

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Baskets to Pallets

This course is designed for farmers of all enterprises and will cover building relationships with buyers, customer management and record keeping, pricing, grading and packaging, uniformity and consistency, and food safety!

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ScreamFree Marriage Training

​ScreamFree Marriage celebrates the differences between you and your spouse as the foundation for a great marriage. Learn how to take responsibility for your own emotions, focus on improving individual self-respect, and more.

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Last updated January 10, 2018