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Sheep grazing under solar panels in Solar Park of the Benelux, Deme in Belgium

Solar Workshop for Farmers

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Join us for a presentation and panel discussion on:  Agriculture & Solar Land Use1-3 pm or 6-8 pm - Classrooms 4 & 5Call Cooperative Extension to register at 315-376-5270.

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Sheep grazing under solar panels in Solar Park of the Benelux, Deme in Belgium

Solar Workshop for Farmers

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Join us for a presentation and panel discussion on:  Agriculture & Solar Land Use1-3 pm or 6-8 pm - Classrooms 4 & 5Call Cooperative Extension to register at 315-376-5270.

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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dairy farm

2020 Shop Talks

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Mike Hunter, Field Crops Specialist with the CCE North Country Regional Ag Team, will discuss opportunities for producers to achieve the best yields this year. He is also a resource on herbicides and pesticides and producers are encouraged to bring questions! Veterans/Military Families are welcom...

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Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, February 24, 2020

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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monday night january

Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, March 9, 2020

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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cheese making workshop

4-H Cheese Sale

Monday, February 10, 2020

4-H’ers are selling cheese and other items from Lowville Producers along with local cheese curd from Shulltz Family Cheese, Autumn Ridge Goat Farm Cheese variety packs & Black River Valley Natural Butter variety packs.  Support 4-H today!Individual member orders are turned into the club lea...

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Apple tree

Apple IPM Workshop

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Combating Pests and DiseasesMichael Basedow, ENYCHP Tree Fruit SpecialistCome learn about recent developments in integrated pest management options available to fruit growers for combating pests and diseases in apples and other tree fruits. Register by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lew...

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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Pheasant chicks, approximately 1 hour old

Pheasant Orders Due

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is once again distributing day-old pheasant chicks for rearing and release projects to qualified 4-H youth. Why raise pheasants?Rearing pheasants is enjoyable, challenging and teaches youth responsibilityReleased pheasants for fall hunting op...

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Maple trees with taps and buckets for collecting sap, to be made into maple syrup, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java, NY.

NYS Maple Weekend

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, tasting sweet syrup and all kinds of maple confections made by Lewis County maple producers, pancake breakfast and American Maple Museum await 2020 Maple Weekends enthusiasts from 10 am to 4 pm on March 21-22 & 28-29, 2020.Visitors to the Lewis County ...

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Maple trees with taps and buckets for collecting sap, to be made into maple syrup, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java, NY.

NYS Maple Weekend

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, tasting sweet syrup and all kinds of maple confections made by Lewis County maple producers, pancake breakfast and American Maple Museum await 2020 Maple Weekends enthusiasts from 10 am to 4 pm on March 21-22 & 28-29, 2020.Visitors to the Lewis County ...

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monday night january

Monday Night Mind Blowers

Monday, March 23, 2020

Come to the Extension 4H Office – open to all 4-H members whether you are a club or independent member! Bring a friend, check out what 4H has to offer you! Come to one, come to all! Sign-ups are appreciated by 4pm on the Friday before the meeting so we have enough materials. If you don’t sign...

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public presentations

Public Presentations

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Public Presentation program is one of 4-H's most beneficial and rewarding experiences.  It is most often credited by 4-H alumni as having given them an edge above peers in both college and careers.  Types of presentations include Demonstrations,  Illustrated Talks, Speeche...

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auction barn

How to Get A Better Price for your Beef or Dairy Animal in the Auction Ring

Saturday, March 28, 2020

OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON provided by NNY MarketCome to observe cows and calves in the ring to learn the reasons why and what the buyer will spend for your animals. What is the buyer looking for?Why do you get a lower price for your animals? How to get more money? Reasons to vaccinate. What makes a fee...

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Maple trees with taps and buckets for collecting sap, to be made into maple syrup, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java, NY.

NYS Maple Weekend

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, tasting sweet syrup and all kinds of maple confections made by Lewis County maple producers, pancake breakfast and American Maple Museum await 2020 Maple Weekends enthusiasts from 10 am to 4 pm on March 21-22 & 28-29, 2020.Visitors to the Lewis County ...

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public presentations

Public Presentations

Saturday, March 28, 2020

The Public Presentation program is one of 4-H's most beneficial and rewarding experiences.  It is most often credited by 4-H alumni as having given them an edge above peers in both college and careers.  Types of presentations include Demonstrations,  Illustrated Talks, Speeche...

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Maple trees with taps and buckets for collecting sap, to be made into maple syrup, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, North Java, NY.

NYS Maple Weekend

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Sugarbush tours, sap boiling demonstrations, tasting sweet syrup and all kinds of maple confections made by Lewis County maple producers, pancake breakfast and American Maple Museum await 2020 Maple Weekends enthusiasts from 10 am to 4 pm on March 21-22 & 28-29, 2020.Visitors to the Lewis County ...

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tractor safety

Tractor Safety Course

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Lewis County 4-H will once again sponsor a Tractor Certification Course. Federal Law requires the certification program for any youth under the age of 16 who operate a tractor off property owned or leased by their parents. New York State Law requires a tr...

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tractor safety

Tractor Safety Course

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Lewis County 4-H will once again sponsor a Tractor Certification Course. Federal Law requires the certification program for any youth under the age of 16 who operate a tractor off property owned or leased by their parents. New York State Law requires a tr...

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Honey Bees in a comb

How to Adapt Your Beekeeping in Today's Challenging World of Bees!

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Emma Walter... Senior Honey Bee Extension Associate from Cornell University will discuss and answer all your questions about honey bees. Cost: $5.00Please register by calling 315-376-5270 or email Mellissa Spence at mms427@cornell.eduRegister by noon:  Friday, April 17, 2020

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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tractor safety

Tractor Safety Course

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Lewis County 4-H will once again sponsor a Tractor Certification Course. Federal Law requires the certification program for any youth under the age of 16 who operate a tractor off property owned or leased by their parents. New York State Law requires a tr...

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tractor safety

Tractor Safety Course

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Lewis County 4-H will once again sponsor a Tractor Certification Course. Federal Law requires the certification program for any youth under the age of 16 who operate a tractor off property owned or leased by their parents. New York State Law requires a tr...

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A solitary bee, Anthidium florentinum (family Megachilidae), visiting Lantana

Beekeeper Meeting

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Calling All Beekeepers... Whether you are just getting started or have experience keeping bees in the area, come join us!Meetings will continually be held every third Tuesday of the month. Meet other local beekeepers, learn new information and share your knowledge.

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