Grow a Giant Pumpkin Contest!

Seeds are available now at our office for our annual contest. See our Events page for details!

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No Farms No Food

Want a free bumper sticker like this one? Visit our Right to Farm link on our Agriculture page

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

Sited in a popular vacation resort area, Hamilton County Cornell Cooperative Extension strives to make the great wilderness enjoyable to all and provide information to anybody who wants to know more about our natural environment. We promote self sustainability in the community and provide the knowledge and resources needed to make the area a perfect retreat. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust

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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Preserving Foods

Enjoy harvest fresh flavor and save money too, by safely canning, freezing and drying fresh foods. Find extension resources here on these topics.

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Homemade Cleansers

Learn how to make your own cleaning products to not only save money but to also help the environment and your home.

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Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:

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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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Prepare for Emergencies

Do you know how to keep your family and pets safe during a weather event or other emergency? Find out how to prepare for or recover from a variety of natural disasters, here on our site.

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Last updated August 1, 2018