Aug. 09, 2019
The 13th Annual Well Water & Soil testing event will be on August 29th from 5:30-7:30 in the Buckeye Room at the Greene County Extension office, 100 Fairground Rd, Xenia.
Bring in a sample of your well water for FREE nitrite, nitrate and iron screening. Your confidential results take approximately 30 minutes. See sample directions on flyer link below.
You can also purchase discounted bacteria kits at the event for $20. Payment by Cash or Check ONLY.
Jul. 17, 2019
Join OSU Extension as we host Dr. Tom Blaine, OSU Associate Professor, who will share the history and trends of climate change. Learn what it means for your garden, woodlot or farm through the year 2050.
Jul. 15, 2019
Join us to learn more about growing outside the traditional growing season for local foods and vegetables. The program will feature planting your fall garden and crop selection. This workshop will be for agricultural producers, backyard enthusiasts, community gardeners, and school teachers of all stages from beginner to experienced. Many opportunities will be available for participants to engage in ways to implement fall growing techniques. This is part of a series of programs and more information is available at greene.osu.edu.
Jun. 10, 2019
Join OSU Extension Greene County on Monday, July 15 for a Solar Leasing 101 Workshop. The program will discuss topics such as if a solar lease agreement is right for your farm? Speakers will feature OSU Extension Specialists: Peggy Kirk Hall and Eric Romich. The program is designed to be an informational program about leasing farmland for utility-scale solar production. Topics include solar development trends, converting farmland to solar production, and key considerations.
May. 16, 2019
OSU Extension Greene County will host a Rural Agriculture Safety Bus Tour in collaboration with Greene County Farm Bureau on Friday, May 24, 2019. This program will look at various agricultural safety aspects via a bus tour. Stops will include an equipment dealership, grain farm, and livestock or horticultural operation. The tour will examine agricultural safety and raise awareness. The bus will depart and return at the OSU Extension Greene County office. The program is free of charge with advanced registration.
Mar. 28, 2019
4-H Project Greene Teacher is a school garden program for afterschool personnel, educators, and others who are actively engaged in or would like to learn more about gardening as a way for others to learn.
Project Greene Teacher is a program led and facilitated by Ohio State University Extension personnel in Greene County, in collaboration with community partners, and others committed to community gardens.
Gardening with youth has show significant impacts in the classroom including better test scores, increase interest to learn, and nutrition awareness.
Mar. 18, 2019
A hands on Home Food Preservation Program
Tuesday, July 2 - Pressure Canning and Green Beans Workshop
Tuesday, Augut 6 - Water Bath Canning and Tomatoes Workshop
Tuesday, September 10 - Jams and Jellies Workshop
Thursday, September 26 - Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables Workshop
Tuesday, October 29 - Once a Month Cooking Workshop
All programs are held at the OSU Extension, Greene County office
Time : 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Cost $25.00 per workshop
Feb. 26, 2019
21st Annual Little International
Who: Youth Ages 9-21 (as of January 1, 2019)
When: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Where: Wilmington College Equine Center
Cost: $5 per class OR $20 for all classes (Pre-Registered)
$8 per class OR $35 for all classes (Day of Show)
Pre-Registration Deadline: Postmarked by March 31st, 2019
Feb. 25, 2019
Join OSU Extension Greene County on April 2, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. for a Beef Quality Assurance Certification at the office on the fairgrounds. Beef and dairy farmers as well as 4-H & FFA members who show or sell these projects should strongly consider becoming certified.
Feb. 21, 2019
Join Eric Barrett, OSU Extension, to discover the world of hydrangeas. View the Flyer.
Learn about types, care, pruning and bloom times. You’ll receive a quick reference chart to take to the garden center and a hydrangea plant to take home.
Register online at go.osu.edu/greenehyd410.
Registration is required for this program. Questions: 937-372-9971.