Program Areas

  1. 4-H Youth

    Preparing Youth for Success

    4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 and in kindergarten to age 19. Ohio 4-H youth development reaches more than 240,000 youth each year – helping kids “learn by doing” through hands-on activities.

  2. "Welcoming Guests Back on Our Farms and Ranches"

    Join agritourism operators from Italy, India and the USA for a one-hour conversation about how to safely open to visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    "Welcoming Guests Back on Our Farms and Ranches" is the first in a series of virtual gatherings for farm, food, and travel communities. Register now for the meeting on Tuesday, September 22nd:

  3. Advancing Employment and Income Opportunities

    OSU Extension is a leader in community development education and an unbiased partner as strategies are implemented to achieve community and organizational goals.

    Our community development professionals enhance the well-being of communities and neighborhoods via interactive and collaborative partnerships with local businesses and organizations, community leaders and local officials.

  4. Shoppers at a local farmers market.

    Should I add more acid when canning tomatoes?  Check out this weeks Q&A to find out!

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    Are you ready for this week's Canning Q&A? Wait no longer!

  5. food lesson

    Join us via phone, tablet, or computer!

    The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) can show you how to eat healthier and be more active.

    Select the link to learn how The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) can help you become more active and eat healthier!

  6. Level 1 - Safe Food Handler Person In Charge (PIC)

    Safe Food Handler empowers employees as they learn how food becomes unsafe and what their role is in keeping food safe. ServSafe® is the industry standard for food safety education. Participants receive the ServSafe Food Handler Guide and Ohio Persin In Charge Training Certificate of Completion.


    To view a Zoom presentation click on a link below and enter the Access Password provided IF prompted - 

    9/9/20 Yvonne Dunphe's Webinar: Gardening Through the Fall Season

  8. family shopping

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program (SNAP-Ed)