Guide to Farming

Updated for 2017! "The Guide to Farming in NY State" covers topics pertinent to planning and operating a farm business, from getting started, to selling what you produce. Free download here!

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Log-Grown Shiitake Workshop

Sunday, January 29th @ Paul Smith's College VIC The Cornell Small Farms Program is offering a one-day workshop titled, "Log-Grown Shiitake: Viability for Small Farms" at the , co-sponsored by Franklin County Cooperative Extension.

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Winter Weather

Find 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, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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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-Franklin Education Center to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


2017 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2017!

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4-H Camp Overlook Hiring 2017 Summer Staff!

Click here to join our amazing summer camp staff for another summer of making the best, better. Applications are due by February 15th.

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4-H Public Presentations

Click Here for information on 4-H Public Presentations, all the forms youth will need to fill out to participate, and tips on creating a successful presentation.

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Winter Energy Tips

Heating is by far one of our biggest energy expenses. Find tips here on how you can reduce energy costs to heat your home.

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Camp Overlook

Camp Overlook is a traditional Adirondack non-profit summer camp open to ALL children, both 4-H members and non-members alike. Learn more here!

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Jan. 2017 North Country Ag Advisor

This month's issue includes: upcoming ag events in the region, planning your corn weed control early, tour of Cargill Meat Solutions, 2016 silage variety trial results, and much more!

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Last updated January 6, 2017