1. Chow Line: Internal Temperature of 165 F Needed for Chicken to Prevent Foodborne Illness

    Oct. 01, 2018

    Does chicken have to be cooked to one uniform temperature, or can it be eaten like steak — rare, medium rare, medium or well done?

  2. Master Gardener Volunteer 2019 Class

    Sep. 18, 2018

    Now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Intern Class.


    Applications are due to the Extension Office (580 Calumet Lane, Dayton OH 45417) or Kim Hupman ( by October 31, 2018.

    Click here to find the MGV application. 

  3. Report Form & Junior Fair Board Applications Due

    Aug. 30, 2018

    4-H Report Form - Due October 4th

    Award Application is based on project work, leadership, participation & service during your years in 4-H. Additional Cash Awards for Essay #5 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place

    Junior Fair Board - December 1st 

  4. Gettysburg Gateway Shelter Farm Project

    Aug. 22, 2018

    Suzanne Mills-Wasniak, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator has been partnering with the University of Dayton and St. Vincent de Paul on the Shelter Farm at the Gettysburg Gateway Shelter for Men. 

    To read the full article about this project, click here

  5. Montgomery County Junior Fair

    Aug. 14, 2018

    To view results from the Montgomery County Fair:

  6. 2018 Montgomery County 4-H Camp

    May. 21, 2018

    July 22-27th held at 4-H Camp Graham, Clarksville, Ohio

    Arrive: Sunday at 5pm

    Depart: Friday at 3pm

    Camper Fees:

  7. OSU Extension has Moved!

    Mar. 15, 2018

    The Montgomery County office relocated to The Calumet Center, 580 Calumet Lane, Dayton, OH 45417, in Jefferson Township, adjacent to the home of the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Infirmary Road. Staff share the facility with the Agricultural Society of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Department of Disability Services. In light of this cohabitation, all visitors will be required to sign in at the front office and be escorted to the appropriate Extension office.

  8. 2018 4-H Night at the Dayton Dragons

    Feb. 02, 2018

    6th Annual Ohio 4-H Night at the Dayton Dragons

    Saturday May 19th, 2018 at 7:00 PM

    $16.00 Tickets Include:

    Reserved Tickets Special 4-H Dragons T-Shirt


    5:00-6:00 PM - Pick up T-Shirts and Tickets 6:00 PM - 4-H Parade 7:00 PM - Opening Pitch

    Deadline to order Tickets - April 16th

  9. 2018 ChickQuest

    Jan. 10, 2018

    Are you looking for a "teacher friendly" learning kit for grades K-6?

    ChickQuest kits provide lessons, incubators, and most supplies needed to hatch chicks in the classroom!

    Cost is $25 per kit (no more than 3 per school) or $15 for 10 fertilized chicken eggs

    2018 Dates: March 6-29 and April 24-May 18

    For more information, look at the documents below:

  10. Dining with Diabetes

    Oct. 18, 2017

    Dining with Diabetes:

    Beyond the Kitchen is a FREE online course created by OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences. This online course goes “beyond the kitchen” to discuss making healthy choices when eating at restaurants, grocery shopping or planning weekly meals.

    Sign up is easy and free. Click for more details about the course and how to sign up.