News

  1. Cattle Producers Meeting with OSU Large Animal Services

    Jan. 20, 2023

    OSU Large Animal Services invites you to attend their February 7, 2023 Cattle Producer Meeting. The meeting will feature a general session for dairy/cattle and a breakout sessions specifically for dairy and cattle. For the complete details please click here.

  2. Master Urban Farming Workshop Series Registration Deadline Approaching

    Dec. 21, 2022

    We have a few spots left in the 2023 Master Urban Farmer (MUF) Workshop. MUF is a 12 week course designed to give participants the knowledge and skills needed to produce and market food in an urban environment. For more information visit here

  3. The Amazing Race 4-H Polar SPIN Club

    Dec. 21, 2022

    Pack your bag for an amazing indoor race with a polar theme. Engaging as a member of a team you will participate in activities that include seeing actual ice cores and analyzing a sample ice core yourself, solve polar-themed challenges and more. A tour of a polar and climate research facility will be a part of the experience. Visit go.osu.edu/apr23 for more information.

  4. November 11: Office Closed

    Nov. 07, 2022

    Our office will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022 in honor of Veterans Day. 

  5. Welcome Lindsey Latscha - Franklin County's New Area Leader

    Oct. 18, 2022

    Lindsey Latscha has been appointed as the area leader for the Franklin County office of Ohio State University Extension, per Jeff McCutcheon, director of Operations for OSU Extension.

  6. Stretch Your Food Budget

    Sep. 07, 2022

    Last month Jenny Lobb, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, had the opportunity to speak with The Columbus Dispatch about stretching your food budget. One of the recommendations Jenny made was to consider the occassional meatless meal. You may read the complete article here.

  7. Join us for three garden walks

    Aug. 01, 2022

    We'd like to invite you to join Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, at one, two, or all three garden walks he's doing this week. Join him at the Bexley Community Garden on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 to learn about what bugs are a problem now, fertility, weather predictions, and what to plant now.

  8. Garden Walk at Worthington Community Garden

    Jun. 24, 2022

    Join Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Tim McDermott, for an early summer garden walk at Worthington Community Garden on Wednesday, June 29th at 6:00pm. We will talk weather and planning, what bugs to watch for, crop rotation, what you can plant NOW, and fertilization strategies.

  9. Office Closed: Juneteenth Holiday

    Jun. 14, 2022

    The office will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022 for the Juneteenth holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 8AM. 

  10. Update: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

    May. 16, 2022

    Check out the latest update for the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza here.The update is brought to you by Jenna Gregorich, Bird Health Program Manager at the Ohio Poultry Association,  Dr. Tim McDermott, OSU Extension - Franklin County Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, and Dr. Kristy Shaw, Assistant State Veterinarian, Ohio Department of Agriculture. 

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