Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County!
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Agriculture and Natural Resources
The CCE of Jefferson County has built a strong and solid reputation based on knowledge and expertise in the North Country agricultural community. Our staff can assist you in achieving your goals of profit in agriculture, abundant and safe food, a clean environment and effective stewardship of natural resources.
CCE of Jefferson’s well trained staff offers assistance on a variety of energy programs through NYSERDA for both businesses and residents of New York State. In addition, we have developed a new program in collaboration with the Development Authority of the North Country, to provide recycling education throughout Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Food and Nutrition in Community Education
Everyone eats! CCE Jefferson offers nutrition education for everyone! From breastfeeding your infant, to enhancing your parenting skills, to offering strategies to reduce childhood obesity, to senior nutrition, we help families save money while enjoying a healthy lifestyle.
Youth and Family
A famous man once said, “A family in harmony will prosper in everything!” At CCE of Jefferson we wholeheartedly agree and promote healthy youth and family living. Our programming develops life skills and provides educational opportunities through a fun experiential learning style .We offer after school, school, 4-H and military programming.