4-H Grows Here

Celebrate the impact 4-H youth are making in their lives and their communities during National 4-H Week. 4-H is the nation's largest youth organization; we empower more than six million young people across the U.S.

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Cooperative Extension 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 making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Cooperative Extension Education Centers to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a non-profit organization that aims to educate and equip county residents with the skills and resources necessary to succeed in Agriculture and it's related industries. We are a group of passionate individuals who firmly believe in the quality of the programs that we offer and their importance to the vitality of the community. 

These programs are very important and yet we do so much more beyond these. Take a moment to look around our site and read about the topics that interest you! If you have questions, we'd love to hear from you! Our doors are open from 8:00AM - 4:00PM on Mondays - Fridays and you can reach us by phone.

Our mission is to put knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.


Monday Master Gardener Growing Talks

Oct. 5th - Growing Talk Topics: Vines, Climbers, and Twiners – Tamsen Gildard Engaging Your Community in Composting Activities – Debi Castle-Harvey Art Elements & Principles of Design in the Landscape – Barbara Ward

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Aquatic Weeds & Algae

Decisions about aquatic weeds have consequences for swimming, fishing, and environmental quality. We recommend a step-by-step approach to weed management.

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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the nation's largest youth development and empowerment organization, reaching more than 7 million 4-H youth in urban neighborhoods, suburban schoolyards and rural farming communities.

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We are ready to assist your ‘green’ activities! We provide information based on the conditions and needs of this region, using research and experience-based information from Cornell University, and our locally-based professional staff.

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Sheep & Goats

Find resources from Cornell and elsewhere on sheet and goat management, as well as 4-H programs on these species.

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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Last updated October 5, 2015