2016 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 2016!

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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!

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Taking A Soil Sample

Knowing the pH and nutrient content of your soil is important to successful growing. Get instructions here for how to sample soil for a soil test.

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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Summer Maple School

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Place: American Maple Museum, 9756 State Route 812, Croghan, 13327 Cost: $5.00 with preregistration by Wednesday, June 1st - walk ins $10/person

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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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Food Safety in Power Outages

Learn about what is safe and not safe to eat during a power outage and how to cook with no power!

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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 May 9, 2016