NEWS

  1. Home Food Preservation Office Hours

    May. 21, 2020

    Do you have a question about home food preservation? Join OSU Educators from around the state for free Food Preservation Office Hours! Multiple sessions are scheduled on Tuesday afternoons from 4 to 5 pm starting in May and going through July. Each presentation will focus on a different topic with plenty of time to answer all your food preservation questions. Remember, with the right information, food preservation can be safe, simple, and easy to learn. Please register for each class you wish to attend. You are welcome to register for one class or all of them.

  2. Warren County Fair Update

    May. 19, 2020

    Message about the Warren County Fair

  3. Calling All Grandparents- We Need You for an Important Study!

    May. 12, 2020

    OSU and Family Wellness Professor Jim Bates is conducting a university-supported research study (#2020E0342) to learn about the experiences of grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. If you’d like to participate in the study, Dr. Bates will conduct a recorded video chat (Zoom) interview with you that will take 30 to 45 minutes. If you participate, you will receive a gift card worth $30 for either Amazon, Lowes, or Walmart which will be mailed to you within a week of your interview. Contact Dr.

  4. New Resource: What To Do With Stimulus Money?

    Apr. 20, 2020

    If you have questions or need ideas about what to do with your stimulus money, please read the What To Do With Stimulus Money? Fact Sheet from OSU Extension. This is particularly helpful for anyone who is out of work, has had a reduction in their pay, is waiting on unemployment benefits, or is fearful a layoff is imminent. This is an educational resource that is packed with helpful tips, resources, and suggestions!

  5. New Resources: Grocery Ordering Online Guide and Video

    Apr. 13, 2020

    In order to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are grocery shopping online for the first time. If you have never shopped for groceries online before, we have a few new resources for you, created by OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educators. The first resource is a video, Grocery Ordering Online and the second resource is a printed guide, Grocery Ordering Online [PDF].

  6. Update: The CDC Recommends Wearing Cloth Face Masks In Public

    Apr. 06, 2020

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that Americans wear cloth face coverings (masks) in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This recommendation is being made based on studies that show a significant proportion of people with COVID-19 lack symptoms and can transmit the virus to others in close proximity, through speaking, coughing, sneezing or other means.

    Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH, strongly recommends that Ohioans take the following actions:

  7. Sheep & Goat Tag In Canceled

    Apr. 03, 2020

    Tagging of market lambs and market goats on May 9th is canceled. Consult the information at go.osu.edu/sheep2020 or go.osu.edu/goat2020 for how to register your animals online. County-born papers are not required because the online registration system allows you to indicate they are county bred.The process used for swine description forms and horse description forms will change from paper forms to using 4-H online to register your animals. Consult go.osu.edu/horse2020 and go.osu.edu/hog2020 on how to register your animals. 

  8. Is Take Out Safe Amid COVID-19 Concerns?

    Apr. 03, 2020

    If you are thinking about supporting local businesses and picking up a meal, we have important information to keep you safe. The CDC, FDA and USDA are not aware of any reports at this time that suggest COVID-19 can be transmitted by food or food packaging. To read more, go to our NEW COVID-19 Resources and Updates page to find reliable, research-based information from The Ohio State University.

  9. “It’s All About Time” Email Wellness Challenge

    Mar. 27, 2020

    Do you feel like you don’t have time to spend doing the things that are important to you? Or you just can’t get enough rest or the physical activity that you should? To work on these and other time-related skills, consider joining Ohio State University Extension for their “It’s All About Time” Spring 2020 Email Wellness six-week challenge.

  10. Lamb Lottery

    Mar. 23, 2020

    The lamb lottery scheduled for April 4th will be postponed until April 25th at 10:00 a.m. in Building E at the fairgrounds. Families that have signed up for this project will receive an email from Greg Meyer later this week. Payments to participate are still due March 23rd to the Senior Fair office! This deadline will not be extended. The Market Lamb Clinic scheduled for April 4th has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled.

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