Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Northern NY Agriculture Program serves farmers and rural land owners in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties in New York State.
Get the facts on Lyme disease and its prevalence in NY State, other tick-borne diseases, how to remove ticks, and options for tick management including IPM.
Comprehensive guide for navigating the various dimensions of agricultural business including basics of financing, taxes, planning, marketing, grants, climate and soil considerations and more. A great place to start.
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 make healthy food on a budget to starting a home vegetable garden. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Essex offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!
Our traditional printed monthly newsletter has been retired. Please contact us if you'd like to receive a weekly e-newsletter.
Check out this calendar to see other regional agricultural training events.
Find a list of ongoing volunteer opportunities at Cooperative Extension, along with forms you need to apply and be screened, here on our site.
Find resources on hunting and fishing, and many recipes for large and small game, fish and fowl and how to prepare them safely.
Find resources to help you choose a chainsaw that's right for you, and guidelines for using it safely and effectively, here on our Chainsaw Safety page.
Heating is by far one of our biggest energy expenses. Find tips here on how you can reduce energy costs to heat your home.
Last updated October 12, 2017