Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation

The Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation provides services to develop the agricultural industry in Jefferson County. Visit their website at www.comefarmwithus.com to learn more about the JCADC and agriculture in the 1000 Islands

Ranked Goals for the Agricultural Industry

The following goals were developed by the Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation. The first five goals are ranked in order of highest priority to lowest priority. The remaining goals are listed as other priorities.

1. Assist farms seeking to improve viability of their business.

2. Maintain and improve our manufacturing base.

3. Provide adequate financial resources for the industry.

4. Assist the agricultural industry in adopting new, improved, or proven technology or techniques in agricultural production or manufacturing.

5. Strengthen the diversity of our agricultural industry.

Other priorities:

Continue to participate in the Come farm With Us Farm Marketing program.

Implement components of the Jefferson County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Plan and other objectives that address farmland protection.

Support North Country Agricultural Research Institute

Improve agri-tourism opportunities in Jefferson County.

Maintain and improve communication with agricultural industry, non-farm public, elected officials and other agencies.

 

ComeFarmWithUs.com

Jefferson County Agricultural Development Corporation 

Jay M. Matteson, Agricultural Coordinator

P.O. Box 838, 21170 NYS Rte 232 Watertown, NY 13601

ph. (315) 782-1806 fax (315) 782-1944

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www.comefarmwithus.com 

 

Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District

www.jeffersoncountyswcd.org

Brian Wohnsiedler

P.O. Box 838 Watertown, NY 13601

(315) 782-2749

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County

www.cce.cornell.edu/jefferson

Dick Halpin, Executive Director 

Mike Hunter, Agriculture Program Leader

203 North Hamilton Street Watertown, NY 13601

Ph. (315) 788-8450 Fax (315) 788-8461

*Farm To School Program

 

USDA Farm Service Agency

www.fsa.usda.gov

(315) 782-7289

P.O. Box 838 Watertown NY 13601 

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USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

www.nrcs.usda.gov 

(315) 782-7289

P.O. Box 838 Watertown NY 13601 

 

USDA Rural Development

www.rurdev.usda.gov 

(315) 782-7289

P.O. Box 838 Watertown NY 13601

 

The Black River - St. Lawrence Resource Conservation

and Development (RC&D) Project, Inc.

Ph. (315) 782-7289

P.O. Box 838, 21168 NYS Rte. 232, Watertown, NY 13601

 

NNY Agricultural Development Program

www.nnyagdev.org