During Maple Weekend, maple producers from across NYS welcome families to their farms to experience firsthand how real, mouthwatering maple syrup is made. Visitors can enjoy fun, family-friendly activities, taste fresh syrup and purchase products.
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!
Only 1 in 3 Kids Have the Skills They Need to Thrive! That’s why we’re asking you, and the millions of 4‑H alumni across the nation to Raise Your Hand and Pay It Forward to empower the next generation of True Leaders.
In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on many topics that may be useful to you and your family. Our staff works with local residents to identify community issues and needs and to create appropriate strategies and programs to address those needs. We invite you to explore our website, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our office to learn more. We're here to help, with information and people you can trust!
The New York Extension Disaster Education Network (NY EDEN) is a collaborative educational network based at Cornell University, dedicated to educating New York residents about preventing, preparing for and recovering from emergencies and disasters.
Keep Your Food Safe During Emergencies: Power Outages, Floods & Fires.
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.
MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.
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!
Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.
Last updated March 20, 2017