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  1. Local Foods Summer Internship

    Feb. 13, 2018

    Position will be at OSU Extension Pike County, 313 Mill Street, Piketon, OH

    Download full informational sheet here.

    During the ten-week intern experience, the student will focus on addressing

    Sustainable Food Systems Health and Wellness

    The intern will work directly with the OSU Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences.

  2. Ohio AgritourismReady Conference

    Jan. 25, 2018

    Want to learn how to successfully manage and market your Agritourism Operation in Ohio?
    Come join us to hear from the experts and your peers to gain knowledge you can implement as soon you return to your farm…
    Learn about

    Food & Animals on the Farm: Liability Issues Selling Food at the Farm: Pricing Promotion and Profits Differentiating Yourself in a Saturated Market And more!

    Saturday, March 10, 2018
    check-in is from 8:30 to 9:00)

  3. Livestock Predator Management Workshop

    Jan. 09, 2018

    Learn how to use non-lethal and lethal strategies to manage black vultures and coyotes.

    February 17, 2018 at The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, Ohio

  4. 4-H Volunteer Training

    Jan. 02, 2018

    We hope those of you who attended the Fall Recognition Banquet had a wonderful time enjoying each other’s company and some great food!  Now, with this February gathering...we get back to work!

    2018 ALL VOLUNTEER Training

  5. Ohio Crop Performance Trials

    Jan. 02, 2018

    The purpose of the Ohio Crop Perfomance Trials is to evaluate varieties, brands and blends for yield, and other characteristics. The results are published to provide a source of objective information from various locations in Ohio on the relative performance of seed currently available to Ohio farmers on several crops: Alfalfa and other forages, Corn, Silage, Soybeans, and Wheat.

    Click on the following links for reports on:

  6. Women in Ag Retreat

    Oct. 20, 2017

    The mission of "Annie's Project" is to empower farm and ranch women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.  Download more information about the retreats here:

    February 2-4, 2018
    Western Buckeye Christian Camp
    5455 Roeth Rd, Houston, OH 45333

  7. Home Food Preservation

    Sept. 20, 2017

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by learning more about preserving fruits and vegetables at home.  The following articles are helpful in helping you successfully can or freeze your garden produce.  

  8. Pumpkin – Full of Flavor and Health Benefits

    Aug. 09, 2016

    Pumpkins are a sure sign of fall! While many people decorate with pumpkins, did you know eating pumpkin provides several health benefits? Choose pumpkins with a bright orange color to ensure high levels of beta-carotene which the human body converts to Vitamin A. A diet rich in foods with high levels of beta-carotene offers health benefits including:

  9. Eastern High School Students Experience "Real Money. Real World"

    March 04, 2016

    Real Money. Real World.: Seniors at Eastern High School Link Education with Future Lifestyle Choices