1. 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. 

  2. 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. 

  3. Update on Ticks for 2022

    Apr. 12, 2022

    Ticks are a growing problem in North America. Timothy McDermott, DVM, is an Ohio State University Extension educator who presents updated information on ticks (including new species recently detected in Ohio and beyond) and the diseases they vector. He also discusses protection and prevention measures that can benefit humans, pets and livestock. Check out the video here.

  4. Poultry Biosecurity

    Apr. 07, 2022

    Biosecurity now more than ever is an important factor for those raising poultry. We encourage you to check out this video to learn how to keep you and your backyard flock safe. 

  5. Spring Into Wellness

    Feb. 28, 2022

    You're invited to join the Live Healthy, Live Well team for the Spring Into Wellness Email Challenge. Starting April 4, 2022 you'll receive two emails weekly featuring tips, ideas, and information to help you spring into wellness. You may register at

  6. 2022 4-H Winter Project Fair

    Jan. 21, 2022

    Looking for information about the Franklin County 4-H program? Ever found yourself wondering what a completed 4-H project looks like? Join us at the Franklin County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 12, 11 am-1 pm. The 2022 Winter Project Fair is your hub for all things related to 4-H and 4-H projects and how to complete them!

  7. Join us for the Live Healthy Live Well: Play Your Way Through the Holidays Email Wellness Challenge

    Nov. 04, 2021

    The Live Healthy Live Well team invites you to join them for the Play Your Way Through the Holidays Email Wellness Challenge. The challenge will help you make play part of your holidays through traditions, gratitude, food, communication, activity, laughter and more through two weekly emails. You may register at

  8. Can American Cities Feed Themselves?

    Oct. 22, 2021

    Are you curious about urban agriculture? Watch Mike Hogan's "Can American Cities Feed Themselves? An Intro to Urban Ag" to learn about what urban agriculture is and how we define it. You'll also learn why it's currently growing in both Ohio and throughout the country.

  9. OSU Extension Partners with NBC4 WCMH-TV

    Sep. 08, 2021

    OSU Extension is partnering with NBC4 WCMH-TV to bring you Extension Today, a weekly segment that airs on Daytime Columbus each Wednesday as well as on Saturday and Sunday mornings. The first two segments covered growing tomatoes and making tomato salsa and street corn. The third segment aired on September 8 featured tips for tailgate grilling. To learn more and access the playlist of previously aired segments, visit

  10. Learn. Grow. Eat. with the Kellogg Moser Learning Community

    Sep. 02, 2021

    We had the honor to host is a group of OSU students from The Ohio State University Kellogg-Moser Learning Community last week.