News

  1. Extension Office Reopening to Limited Office Staffing

    Jan. 04, 2021

    We are happy to announce that the University has allowed extension offices to reopen, provided our county is not in a Purple, or approaching Purple, pandemic status. 

    Effective Monday January 25, our office will be able to reopen in a limited capacity.  We will return to limited staffing models, where team members rotate days between office coverage and teleworking.  While our county remains at a Red pandemic status, all visits are to be made by appointment only, so please plan on calling ahead prior to coming to the office to schedule an appointment for someone to assist you.

  2. Ohio Victory Gardens

    Apr. 06, 2021

    It’s time to get your hands dirty and start growing! The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory Gardens Program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding from 10 to 25 counties across the state, with 8,300 seed packets available free to the public to get people planting.

  3. Private Pesticide & Fertilizer Applicator Information

    Jan. 04, 2021

    Due to COVID-19, the deadline for pesticide applicator recertification has been extended for 2021. Private applicators whose certification was set to expire on 3/31/21 now have until 7/1/21 to recertify.  For more information regarding study materials, trainings and testing Click Here.

  4. 4-H Update

    Dec. 07, 2020

    In-person 4-H Meetings and Activities - December 7, 2020 - January 15, 2021

    Given the rise of COVID-19 in Ohio and in an effort to keep our 4-H families, volunteers and communities, safe, effective December 7, 2020, all 4-H meetings and events are to be canceled, postponed or held virtually until January 15, 2021.

  5. Solar Leasing 101 Zoom Recording

    Nov. 03, 2020

    On Monday, October 12, a Solar Leasing 101 Zoom meeting was held. Guest Speakers, Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich discussed solar development trends and the process of converting agreements for solar energy production.  If you missed this meeting, here is a link to the recording. 

  6. USDA Summer Food Service Program SFSP

    Jun. 23, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations.

  7. Office Open

    Jun. 11, 2020

    While many of our staff members are still teleworking, per direction of Ohio State, some employees have started to come back into the office.

    The office will be open Monday – Thursday from Noon – 4:00 pm.  If you cannot meet with us during that time, please call 937-644-8117 to schedule an appointment. Anyone working within this facility has been granted permission from Ohio State to do so at this time. Staff not physically at the office will continue to work remotely to meet your needs.  Please call ahead or email the person you would like to contact at: