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  1. Solar Leasing 101

    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.

  2. Rural Ag Safety Bus Tour

    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.

  3. School Gardening Series for Educators

    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.

  4. Wilmington College Collegiate 4-H 21st Annual Little International Showmanship Contest

    Feb. 26, 2019

    Wilmington College

    Collegiate 4-H

    21st Annual Little International

    Showmanship Contest

    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

  5. Greene County Beef Quality Assurance - 4/2

    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.

  6. Hydrangea School

    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.

  7. Getting Your Affairs In Order - 2 different dates and locations

    Feb. 14, 2019

    This program will look at estate palnning and techniques to ensure you and your family are prepared if tragedy strikes.

    With two different dates and locations:

    March 18th at OSU Extension Greene County

    March 20th at OSU Extension Clinton County

    Click brochure for more information and registration

  8. Agricultural Fertilizer 3 Hour Certification Training

    Feb. 01, 2019

    This meeting will fulfill the three-hour requirement for applicators who need the agricultural fertilizer applicator certification. View the Flyer to register.

  9. An Afternoon of Hostas - 2/9/19

    Jan. 22, 2019

    Join us Saturday, February 9th from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. for An Afternoon of Hostas!

    Joy Pierzynski, director of the OSU Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic, will present “Top Three Scourges of Hosta: Causes and Management”. Learn to identify and manage: virus X, foliar nematodes, and petiole rot on hosta.

    Bob Liames, President of the Miami Valley Hosta Society, will present “Hostamania” a guide on the culture, care and many uses of hosta.

  10. GREENE COUNTY PRIVATE APPLICATOR PESTICIDE AND FERTILIZER RECERTIFICATION TRAINING

    Jan. 08, 2019

    Please register online at go.osu.edu/greenepat2019

    Private pesticide credits available for Core, 1, 2, 3 & 6. Video recertification available for categories 4 & 5. One hour of fertilizer credit available.

    12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fertilizer Training

    1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pesticide Training

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