Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County is located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley and extends north to the Adirondacks.  Herkimer County is home to approximately 65,000 residents, and is made up of nineteen small communities that share a single vision: to maintain a high quality of life for the county’s citizens and visitors.  We are proud to be a part of that vision as our vision statement is “Building Strong and Vibrant New York Communities.”


5657 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350    Map
Click on above “map” link, then put your address in for turn-by-turn directions to our office! Or, click on “About Us” for general driving directions. Please note that this will give you a general idea of our location. We are located in the COR Properties Business Park, in the building on the left about half way down.

Phone: 315.866.7920
Fax: 315.866.0870
Email: herkimer@cornell.edu

4-H Fall Fundraiser Underway!

This is the only county-wide fundraiser that the 4-H office offers. Fundraising plays an important part in 4-H. This fundraiser helps us provide many educational opportunities including trips, awards, and recognitions for Herkimer County 4-H members and leaders which would otherwise be impossible.

This year the 4-H office will be selling Nelson Farms’ salsas and dressings and Stoltzfus cheese curd. Order forms are due to the 4-H office by October 28. Delivery expected on November 10.

These items are all locally produced with 100% New York State products. Nelson Farms is part of the Morrisville College Auxiliary.

The list of products available are:
Nelson Farm Salsas, 16 ounce, $6.00 each
Roasted Garlic-Mild
Roasted Garlic-Medium
Roasted Garlic-Hot

Nelson Farm Salad Dressings, 12 ounce, $6.00 each
Adirondack Gourmet Wild Berries Vinaigrette
Adirondack Gourmet Apple & Maple Vinaigrette
Nelson Farms Strawberry Peach Vinaigrette

Stoltzfus Cheese Curds, 8 ounce, $4.00 each
Garlic & Dill
Tomato Basil
Horseradish & Bacon
Buffalo Wing
Sour Cream & Onion
Natural Smoked Bacon

Contact the 4-H Office to place an order. Click here for an order form.
Check out the products and descriptions at:
Stoltzfus Family Dairy: http://stoltzfusdairy.com/
Nelson Farms: http://www.nelsonfarms.org/


See our Calendar of Events for upcoming programs, including 4-H events. The Useful Links page gives an overview of Herkimer County, New York State, Cornell University and other local resources.

Find directions to our office at About Us. Our Annual Report and Highlights  page can show you a snapshot of our past year(s).

What’s 4-H all about? See the 4-H Youth Development page. Read all about what’s going on in 4-H in the 4-H Facts…4-H Club forms can be found under Club Maintanence.

Find out about Agriculture in Herkimer County, including a link to the Central New York Dairy and Field Crops Team.

Cornell Guidelines to Pest Management  and directions for Soil Sampling  can be found under Horticulture, as well as the recommendations for New York State Vegetable Varieties for 2016

Want to find out how to stretch your food dollars? Check out our Nutrition Education Programs. Find out about EFNEP, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, a free program to help you feed your family better for less.

Need information on home food preservation, including canning, drying and freezing? Find a whole page dedicated to Food Preservation Resources.

The Herkimer County Local Foods Map is a great place to find where to buy local foods. Eighteen vegetables are featured in the Herkimer County Produce Cycle Brochures.

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