4H Alumni... Raise Your Hand

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.

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Family Farm Day

Join us on Saturday, October 7th between 10am-3pm at Beller Farms in Carthage. A great day for all ages...fun and educational. Miss EZ Squeezy will be there and she can't wait to see all the kids!

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New York EDEN

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.

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Cooperative Extension of Lewis County puts 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 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!


Helping Out After A Hurricane

Follow these tips on how to be helpful when a hurricane or tropical storm strikes.

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Buy Local Buy Fresh

Are you in the market for fresh, delicious food? Be sure to see the 2017 Lewis County Local Food Guide and visit a local Farmers Market!

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What To Do In Lewis County

Welcome to Lewis County! Nestled between the Tug Hill Plateau and the Black River, the small town of Lowville, New York, is on the outskirts of the Adirondack Mountains. Come experience the North Country.

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Choose MyPlate

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.

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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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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Last updated September 7, 2017