News

  1. We Are Still Here for YOU!

    Apr. 09, 2020

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak

    If you want to contact one of the Union County Staff Members during the office closure, you can contact the staff by email at:

                Wayne Dellinger, ANR Extension Educator               
                           dellinger.6@osu.edu
       (Agricultural related questions)

  2. 4-H Update

    Apr. 08, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction and the move to virtual instruction. Events deemed nonessential are postponed between now and at least July 6, 2020 (please note this date has been updated from our original notice due to COVID-19). Based on these guidelines, all in-person meetings of 4-H clubs, committees, advisory groups, and Extension are postponed or canceled until at least July 6. Activities are encouraged to continue virtually when possible.

  3. Agricultural Updates

    Apr. 07, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction and the move to virtual instruction. Events deemed nonessential are postponed between now and at least July 6, 2020 (please note this date has been updated from our original notice due to COVID-19). Based on these guidelines, all in-person meetings of committees, advisory groups, and Extension are postponed or canceled until at least July 6. Activities are encouraged to continue virtually when possible.

  4. Pesticide Private Applicator Certification Deadline Extended

    Mar. 30, 2020

    With the signing of House Bill 197, Ohio’s COVID-19 emergency response legislation, the March 31, 2020, deadline for private pesticide applicators (farmers) and the May 31, 2020, deadline for agricultural fertilizer certificate holders to renew their license and get training has been extended. 

    The deadline is now 90 days after the state of emergency Executive Order ends or December 1, 2020, whichever comes first.

  5. Deadline for Scholarships has been changed to May 7

    Mar. 24, 2020

    The application submission deadline for the Union County Master Gardener Scholarship and the Richwood Bank 4-H Scholarship has been extended due to closings caused by the Stay at Home order regarding the Coronavirus.