Welcome to OSU Extension Greene County!

  1. 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. 

  2. 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
    This program is free of charge with advanced registration.

  3. Smart Energy Tips

    Feb. 04, 2020

    Smart energy tips are useful year round.  Check out this list and see what changes you can make this year.

  4. 2019 Master Gardener Intern Class Certified

    Jan. 27, 2020

    OSU Extension Greene County certifies 19 interns as Master Gardeners (Group Photo)

  5. 2020 OSU Extension Greene County Master Gardener Scholarship

    Jan. 27, 2020

    OSU Extension Greene County Master Gardener Offer Scholarship

  6. Breakfast on the Farm Applications

    Jan. 23, 2020

    In 2020, the Greene County community will host a large Breakfast On The Farm (BOTF) event to educate consumers about modern commodity agriculture and the way farmers care for their animals, protect the environment and produce safe, wholesome food.  Impact survey results from other similar events indicated that over 60% of the attendees were first time visitors to a farm in 20 years and that the consumers significantly increased their trust in farmers in the key areas of care for environment, care for animals, and protecting water quality.  As a result, the Greene County BOTF...


    Jan. 21, 2020


    The Greene County Agricultural Society (GCAS) voted at the January 2020 board meeting to ban the use of paylean (Ractopmaine) in all market hog projects at the 2020 Greene County Fair from birth to time of slaughter. This decision was based on two major issues:

    Packers will be testing for and rejecting any hogs that have been fed paylean at any time during their life.
    Union Stockyard will not accept any market hogs that have been fed paylean at any time during their life.

  8. Almost Time for Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator Recertification

    Jan. 08, 2020

    Hopefully you had an enjoyable holiday season and now it is time to begin making plans for the 2020 year. Part of this comes the time for private pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertifications.

    If your license expires in 2020, you should have already received a letter in the mail from the Ohio Department of Agriculture stating that it is time to renew your license and pay your $30.00 licensing fee. Remember you can go ahead and send this fee to ODA now even if you have not yet completed the recertification training with OSU Extension yet.

  9. Postponed: OSHA and AG Safety Training for Agricultural Workers - January 10 & 11, 2020

    Dec. 09, 2019

    This event is postponed for later this year.

    Earn an OSHA  10 hour General Industry Card - specific to agricultural operations. There is no charge for this training and will be held at OSU Extension Office in Greene County. For more information see flyer.

  10. Prep Class for Pesticide Applicator Licensing Exam

    Dec. 09, 2019

    Central State University and Ohio State University Extension, Greene County, are sponsoring a class on Jan. 27, 2020 to help pesticide applicators prepare for the state licensing exam.  The class will be applicable to private and commercial applicators. For more information see flyer.