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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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!


Sheep/Goat Pasture Walk & Parasite Control Discussion

Dr. Tatiana Stanton of Cornell University will discuss a research project on the effects of feeding Birdsfoot Trefoil to inhibit internal parasites in waned lambs and kids.

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Back to school

Back to School 101

​Bring the whole family! Children will enjoy activities while parents learn How to Effectively Communicate with Schools.

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Pressure canning

Let's Learn Pressure Canning Basics

​Pressure canning is the only way to preserve fresh, low acid foods, such as most vegetables, stews, stocks, meats, poultry, and seafood. This hands-on class will provide you with specific training so you can enjoy your fresh products year round.

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What are Genetically Modified Organisms?

We often hear conflicting information about Genetically Modified Foods, or GMOs. To help us understand this topic Cornell Plant Breeding expert Margaret Smith, PhD, will explain to the public what GMO’s are and how the technologies are applied.

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Beginning yoga

Beginning Yoga

​Always wanted to try yoga? Now's your chance! This seven-week program will teach you basic stretching exercises to improve your balance and flexibility. Equipment is provided.

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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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Last updated August 27, 2015