Employment available!

We have a job opening for a full time Farm to School Educator. Click to read more.

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Winter Weather

Get tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and MORE our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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NNY Regional Ag Team

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.

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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 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!

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Safe Snow Removal

Removal of large accumulations of snow from your barn roof is best done in a systematic way to reduce the risk of injury or death to you and to barn occupants.

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2019 Tree and Shrub Sale!

It's the annual Essex County Soil & Water Conservation District's tree and shrub sale. Click for more information.

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County Animal Response Team (CART)

​The Essex County Animal Response Team (CART) is made up of volunteers trained and ready to respond to emergencies affecting pets and livestock. Click for more information!

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Fish and Game

Find resources on hunting and fishing, and many recipes for large and small game, fish and fowl and how to prepare them safely.

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Chainsaw Safety

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.

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Let's Move!

Our Range of Motion (ROM) exercise program is designed for anyone with arthritis or related conditions, including seniors, those who are sedentary, or who have impaired joint mobility.

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Last updated January 29, 2019