News

  1. Upcoming Home Horticulture Programs

    Sep. 04, 2020

    We have a handful of Home Horticulture programs coming soon.  Two sessions are continuing the Wildlife: Guest or Pest series, we have Session 3 about Canada Geese and Session 4 about Deer.  You can get more information and register for either of these at: go.osu.edu/...

  2. Soil Testing

    Jul. 21, 2020

    We are continuing to assist you with soil sample testing and now offer a drop box located outside the front door of our office for your convenience. 

    Agronomic soil samples cost $17 and Turf/Ornamental/Lawn samples cost $21.

  3. Greene County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Jul. 20, 2020

    Xenia, OH – The Greene County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Monday, June 29, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only.  The doors will remain locked, please call when you reach the office so we can assist you.  Per Ohio State University, face masks are required in the office, please bring one with you.  We will also be keeping traffic in the office to a minimum, so we will provide services outside as possible.

  4. Summer Food Service Programs

    Jun. 19, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations.

  5. Local Food Growers and Producers

    Apr. 20, 2020

    The Agriculture and Natural Resource Educators in the counties of Fayette, Greene, Highland, Clinton, Clermont, Brown, Pike and Ross counties are working to collect a list of local producers to share with consumers through a variety of networks about locally grown or produced food sources. Obviously with the recent chain of events for our county, state, and country several questions have come up concerning the availability of local food sources, when the grocery stores are unable to maintain stock.

  6. OSU Extension Announces Agriculture and Natural Resources Madness: A Tournament of Education

    Mar. 25, 2020

    Did your usual conference get canceled? Looking to fill the void of the big basketball tournament? Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for the agricultural community.

  7. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

    Mar. 18, 2020

    March 18, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    LOCAL CONTACT: OSU Extension Greene County

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

  8. Office/Building Closed

    Mar. 18, 2020

    The university is committed to doing everything possible to promote the safety of our community as we respond to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). One of the best ways to prevent the spread of viral illnesses is to minimize the circumstances in which individuals might interact and transmit the disease. The university has requested that employees telework, hold meetings virtually, or postpone them.

  9. Greene County 4-H Important COVID-19 Updates

    Mar. 12, 2020

    Please review this information.  As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately through March 31. Events deemed nonessential are postponed between now and April 20, 2020.There will be evaluation whether they should continue in person beyond this time. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of all our people. Virtual meetings are encouraged.

    See attachment for more information.  Check back regularly. 

  10. Legal and Business Side of Estate Planning

    Feb. 21, 2020

    Location: Clinton County Extension

    Estate Planning is not a process that can be done overnight and it
    can change as our lives continue to change. On March 5, 2020,
    Peggy Hall, Ohio State University Extension Agricultural &
    Resource Law Specialist will help to take our discussion farther by
    addressing “What are the pieces and parts one really needs to
    address in an estate plan – the legal business side of estate
    planning.”
    This program is free of charge with advanced registration.

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