1. Extension Connections

    Jun. 03, 2015

    Quarterly Highlights of OSU Extension Programs in Franklin County The following are selected impacts of OSU Extension programs conducted in Franklin County January through March 2015.  

    Agriculture & Natural Resources

    4-H Youth Development

    Family & Consumer Sciences

    Community Development


  2. Register NOW for the Franklin County 4H Camp!

    Mar. 23, 2015

    Registration is now open for the 2015 Franklin County 4H Camp!

    All youth, ages 8 and in 3rd grade through 13, are invited to attend Franklin County 4-H Camp. Campers will have fun meeting other youth while participating in a variety of camp activities like canoeing, mountain-boarding, bottle rockets, creeking, nature exploration, swimming, hiking, team challenge, high ropes, climbing wall, campfires, crafts, mountain biking, geo-cache treasure hunting, and so much more…where all your dreams come true!

  3. A Community Garden Workshop for Leaders of Faith-based Communities

    Feb. 19, 2015

    Planting Seeds and Harvesting Hope A Community Garden Workshop for Leaders of Faith-based Communities Come learn how your church community can develop a community garden which can feed both the body and the soul! Learn from other faith-based communities which operate gardens for their congregations You will leabe the workshop with resources to help you plan, fund, and operate your garden

    Cost: $20

    Pre-registration is required before March 13.

  4. Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training

    Feb. 04, 2015

    3-hour training for those needing to become certified

    Fulfills certification requirements

  5. Third Annual School Garden Conference

    Feb. 04, 2015

    The third annual School Garden Conference theme will be Growing a Sense of Place.
  6. Statewide Farm to School Conference - Local Foods Across the School Meal Tray

    Feb. 03, 2015

    Save the date!

    All producers, parents, and food service professionals are invited! Join others for a day of connecting and learning from state and national speakers how to source healthy local foods to improve school food environments.

    Topics will include:

  7. Conversations on the Future of Extension

    Sep. 22, 2014

    Celebrating the significant accomplishments and deep impact that OSU Extension has had on communities and in the lives of Ohioans provides a great springboard for the future. A significant component of Ohio’s celebration in 2014 will be a year-long process focused on our future. The primary work this year will center on futuring – asking questions about and envisioning the long-term future of OSU Extension as well as the role the organization should play in shaping and positively impacting Ohio and Ohio residents.

  8. Farm Science Review to be held September 16-18

    Sep. 14, 2014

    The Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio is home to the Farm Science Review (FSR), which attracts more than 140,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada, who come for three days to peruse 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors and learn the latest in agricultural production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the agricultural exhibition world.

  9. OSUE Annual Conference - December 9-11

    Aug. 28, 2014

    Save the date for the 2014 OSU Extension Annual Conference.

    This three-day conference provides an opportunity for all Extension professionals to:

    Share and broaden their knowledge of the scholarship of Extension work and university research. Build relationships between Extension professionals and university colleagues to foster expanded applied research opportunities. Foster dialogue and innovative thinking among OSU Extension and academic unit-based colleagues.

    This year’s conference will feature:

  10. Smith-Lever Act Centennial Celebration

    Mar. 06, 2014

    The 100-year anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially created the national Cooperative Extension System, will be celebrated in 2014. Activities this year will highlight our past and focus on the current application of Cooperative Extension’s mission and vision as we move into our next century.