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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Agricultural Alerts

Here are some resources for dealing with our 2016 drought. For more information, contact our agriculture educators.

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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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4-H Paper Clover Campaign

Show your support for 4-H and its local youth by stopping by any Tractor Supply Company store from October 5-16 and purchase a Paper Clover for $1. Write your name on the Clover and it will be displayed at the local store.

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Indian Cooking Class

Learn about common spices and ingredients used in Indian cooking. Learn the basic principles of Ayurveda cooking. Sample some vegetarian-friendly Indian foods. You will leave with a packet of Indian recipes to make at home.

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Last updated September 29, 2016