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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, March 1, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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kids yoga pose

4-H Yoga for Kids Training

Friday, March 1, 2024

This program is designed to train adults working with youth. Registration is $100 and is limited. Sign up by February 23rd. Participants must attend both sessions. Lunch will be provided. Please let us know if there are any dietary restrictions one week in advance or we will be unable t...

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small ruminants (sheep or goat)

Jefferson County Sheep Producers Discussion Group

Friday, March 1, 2024

Sheep farmers from Jefferson and surrounding counties are all welcome to attend our Sheep Producers Discussion group!  NYS Small Ruminant Extension Specialist, Jess Waltemyer, will discuss the meat quality & grading of lamb carcasses. Please email or call Abbey to let her know i...

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Cross Country Skiing

4-H Cross Country Skiing

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Explore the winter beauty of local trails on a pair of cross-country skis! Cook smores and hotdogs over a biofuel stove! Youth will need to come prepared in warm winter clothes and a sturdy pair of winter boots. All other equipment is provided. This club will meet every Saturday from Ja...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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Calf

Jefferson County 4-H Dairy Bowl

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Meet new friends and test your knowledge of all things dairy! Learn more about the dairy industry by visiting local farms, learning about topics like nutrition and calf care, and answering dairy quiz bowl questions. Practices will be: Wednesday, February 7th 6-7PM: CCE Jefferson John...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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kids yoga pose

4-H Yoga for Kids Training

Friday, March 8, 2024

This program is designed to train adults working with youth. Registration is $100 and is limited. Sign up by February 23rd. Participants must attend both sessions. Lunch will be provided. Please let us know if there are any dietary restrictions one week in advance or we will be unable t...

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Honeybees

The Use of IPM in Beekeeping to Control Parasitic Varroa Mites

Monday, March 11, 2024

During this talk, you will learn about the parts of the IPM pyramid as they relate to controlling the parasitic varroa mite, widely the biggest problem in beekeeping. You will learn about breeding for mite resistance, cultural and mechanical controls, and chemical controls that are both organ...

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Oakfield Corners Dairy

Hands-On Animal Care Dairy Training Program

Monday, March 11, 2024

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell PRO-DAIRY are excited to offer a sponsorship opportunity for our upcoming Hands-On Animal Care Dairy Training Program. This one-day program will be repeated in 5 different regions across the state, in up to 10 separate locations on different dates. There ...

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farm

Fast-Track to Farming

Monday, March 11, 2024

Free Five Day Course for Beginning Farmers Interested in farming but don't know where to start? Exploring ways to diversify your farm? Learn about starting and operating an agribusiness and the different forms of agriculture with this free five day fast-track course! Monday - Agribusine...

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Agritourism Webinar Series

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

January 9 - Agritourism for maple syrup operationsHosting large scale events Consumer trends Extending your season 2nd Tuesdays of the month at 12 PM 1/9 - Agritourism for maple syrup operations 2/13 - Grants for agritourism operations 3/12 - Staffing your agritourism ope...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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Oakfield Corners Dairy

Hands-On Animal Care Dairy Training Program

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell PRO-DAIRY are excited to offer a sponsorship opportunity for our upcoming Hands-On Animal Care Dairy Training Program. This one-day program will be repeated in 5 different regions across the state, in up to 10 separate locations on different dates. There ...

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farm

Fast-Track to Farming

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Free Five Day Course for Beginning Farmers Interested in farming but don't know where to start? Exploring ways to diversify your farm? Learn about starting and operating an agribusiness and the different forms of agriculture with this free five day fast-track course! Monday - Agribusine...

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farm

Fast-Track to Farming

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Free Five Day Course for Beginning Farmers Interested in farming but don't know where to start? Exploring ways to diversify your farm? Learn about starting and operating an agribusiness and the different forms of agriculture with this free five day fast-track course! Monday - Agribusine...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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farm

Fast-Track to Farming

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Free Five Day Course for Beginning Farmers Interested in farming but don't know where to start? Exploring ways to diversify your farm? Learn about starting and operating an agribusiness and the different forms of agriculture with this free five day fast-track course! Monday - Agribusine...

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farm

Fast-Track to Farming

Friday, March 15, 2024

Free Five Day Course for Beginning Farmers Interested in farming but don't know where to start? Exploring ways to diversify your farm? Learn about starting and operating an agribusiness and the different forms of agriculture with this free five day fast-track course! Monday - Agribusine...

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Maple Syrup Tap

New York State Maple Weekend

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Visit a maple producer during Maple Weekend! Champion Peak Maple  33871 County Rd. 163, Copenhagen, NY 13626 512-745-9072 Open: both weekends Maplewood Sweets LLC 20322 County Rd. 63, Watertown, NY 13601315-222-6796 Open: both weekends Massey Ranch 20605 Com...

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Maple Syrup Tap

New York State Maple Weekend

Sunday, March 17, 2024

Visit a maple producer during Maple Weekend! Champion Peak Maple  33871 County Rd. 163, Copenhagen, NY 13626 512-745-9072 Open: both weekends Maplewood Sweets LLC 20322 County Rd. 63, Watertown, NY 13601315-222-6796 Open: both weekends Massey Ranch 20605 Com...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, March 18, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Beekeeping

2024 Jefferson County Beekeeping Forum

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Join us for free lectures from local beekeepers as we discuss seasonal responsibilities and have other various discussions on beekeeping in the North Country. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping and beekeepers of all levels. Registration is not required. Held every third Thursday of...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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Maple Syrup Tap

New York State Maple Weekend

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Visit a maple producer during Maple Weekend! Champion Peak Maple  33871 County Rd. 163, Copenhagen, NY 13626 512-745-9072 Open: both weekends Maplewood Sweets LLC 20322 County Rd. 63, Watertown, NY 13601315-222-6796 Open: both weekends Massey Ranch 20605 Com...

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easter eggs

Wabasso Egg-Stravaganza!

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Join us for our first annual Wabasso Egg-Stravaganza! Fun for the whole family!Spring themed crafts, spring themed carnival, games, camp tours, and a camp-wide egg hunt!Come anytime between 1 and 4 PM. Stay for all or part of the event.Tickets are $7 per child with pre-registration by March 21st,...

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Maple Syrup Tap

New York State Maple Weekend

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Visit a maple producer during Maple Weekend! Champion Peak Maple  33871 County Rd. 163, Copenhagen, NY 13626 512-745-9072 Open: both weekends Maplewood Sweets LLC 20322 County Rd. 63, Watertown, NY 13601315-222-6796 Open: both weekends Massey Ranch 20605 Com...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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chickens

Beginner Poultry Production

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Learn about the basics of poultry! Topics include:  Learning the skills needed to start and maintain your own backyard flock, from incubating to processing. Basic poultry husbandry including chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, game birds, and more. Poultry processing and marketing poult...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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flower arrangements

Springtime Flower Arrangements

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Love flowers in spring? Join us to learn about cut flowers and make a vased arrangement! Please pre-pay at the office with cash or debit/credit card. 

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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master gardeners

2024 Master Gardener Training

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Classes are held on Tuesdays (9:00 to 2:00) and Thursdays (9:00 to 12:00)January 18, 9:00 to 12:00- Introduction to Cornell Cooperative Extension/EcologyJanuary 23, 9:00 to 2:00 - BotanyJanuary 25, 9:00 to 12:00- Plant PropagationJanuary 30, 9:00 to 2:00- Soils and NutritionFebruary 1, 9:00 to 1...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, April 1, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, April 5, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Greenhouse

Commercial Greenhouse Production

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Join us at CCE Jefferson to learn about the basics of greenhouse production! Followed by a tour of Five Corners Greenhouse.

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Chicks

4-H Chick and Duckling Sale

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Join us for our 4-H Chick and Duckling sale! All proceeds will benefit the Jefferson County 4-H Livestock Club. A wide variety of quality chicks will be available. Carriers will be provided. 6 chick minimum. Cash or check preferred. 

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Agritourism Webinar Series

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

January 9 - Agritourism for maple syrup operationsHosting large scale events Consumer trends Extending your season 2nd Tuesdays of the month at 12 PM 1/9 - Agritourism for maple syrup operations 2/13 - Grants for agritourism operations 3/12 - Staffing your agritourism ope...

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Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

Read more

Beekeeping

2024 Beginner Beekeeping Course

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Join us to learn how to become a beekeeper. This in-depth, 8-part course will cover the basics of apiary management and address the challenges of raising honey bees in the North Country. Covered topics will include: Honey bee biology Required equipment and maintenance Colony activi...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, April 15, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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Beekeeping

2024 Jefferson County Beekeeping Forum

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Join us for free lectures from local beekeepers as we discuss seasonal responsibilities and have other various discussions on beekeeping in the North Country. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping and beekeepers of all levels. Registration is not required. Held every third Thursday of...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, April 29, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, May 3, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, May 13, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Beekeeping

2024 Jefferson County Beekeeping Forum

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Join us for free lectures from local beekeepers as we discuss seasonal responsibilities and have other various discussions on beekeeping in the North Country. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping and beekeepers of all levels. Registration is not required. Held every third Thursday of...

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4-H Livestock Auction

4-H Livestock Readiness Program

Monday, June 3, 2024

Interested in learning about raising different livestock animals and getting them ready to show at the Jefferson County Fair? Join us for this year's 4-H Livestock Readiness Program! Topics include: March 18th - Your 4-H Animal Project Start to Finish April 1st - Recordkeeping: The...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, June 7, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Beekeeping

2024 Jefferson County Beekeeping Forum

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Join us for free lectures from local beekeepers as we discuss seasonal responsibilities and have other various discussions on beekeeping in the North Country. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping and beekeepers of all levels. Registration is not required. Held every third Thursday of...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, July 5, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Beekeeping

2024 Jefferson County Beekeeping Forum

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Join us for free lectures from local beekeepers as we discuss seasonal responsibilities and have other various discussions on beekeeping in the North Country. Open to anyone interested in beekeeping and beekeepers of all levels. Registration is not required. Held every third Thursday of...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, August 2, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, September 6, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, September 19, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, October 4, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, November 1, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

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Agriculture equipment at Blue Gill Farm, Steuben County

What's Bugging You? Webinars

Friday, December 6, 2024

Each month, experts will share practical information and answer questions on using integrated pest management (IPM) to avoid pest problems and promote a healthy environment where you live, work, learn and play. We’ll end with an IPM Minute, and cover a specific action you can take in the next few...

Read more

Community group meeting, diverse figures, people of color

Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, December 19, 2024

Board meetings are generally the third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Board meetings are typically held at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County office at 203 N. Hamilton St. Watertown. 

Read more