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  1. Home Garden Vegetable Trial

    Feb. 23, 2021

    Ohio State University Extension is conducting vegetable trials with home gardeners. We want your opinion as to what grows well in Ohio and what Ohioans prefer (including the taste). There will be two sets of trials this year; spring trials and summer trials. Each will have five vegetables to choose from. You may choose how many of these that you would like to try in your garden. For each vegetable there will be two varieties to test side-by-side.

  2. 2021 Grain Bin Safety Week

    Feb. 23, 2021

    Grain Bin Safety Week starts Sunday, running February 21-27.  OSU Ag Safety & Health will be participating in the watch party Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be hosting of a live grain bin rescue demo on Wednesday at 11:30 am. Dr. Dee Jepsen and Lisa Pfeifer will be on hand during the broadcast to answer ag safety questions for participants.

    https://www.facebook.com/OhioFarmBureau/photos/a.220027870346/10166453509670347

  3. What Mushrooms and other Fungi are doing for us and the environment

    Feb. 05, 2021

    Please join us via Zoom Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 6:30 PM 

    Speakers: 

    Thomas Mitchell, Ph.D., The Ohio State University

    Jason C. Slot, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

    We will discuss several ways fungi are important for plant, soil, and environmental health because of their unique symbiotic and decomposition abilities.  Topics will include fungal pest control, nutrient exchange, and biomass recycling.

    Cost: $7.00

    Click here to register

  4. Foodscaping In Ohio

    Feb. 01, 2021

    Join us Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM via Zoom for Foodscaping in Ohio

    Foodscaping is a modern term for the practice of integrating edible plants into ornamental landscapes. This program will inspire attendees to think creatively about planting veggies! Learn how to pair edibles with the best flowering perennials for your region.

  5. Extension Office Open on Mondays and Tuesdays by Appointment Only

    Jan. 19, 2021

    Effective weekly, starting the week of January 18, 2021, the Greene County Extension Office will be open on Mondays and Tuesdays 8:30am to 4:30pm with limited staffing by appointment only. Staff can be reached by calling 937-372-9971 or by calling the staff member direct to schedule an appointment. Staff will continue to telework and are available  by email, to email a staff member - at the top of the page, click "About" then click "County Staff" then you can choose the appropriate employee. Thank you 

  6. PAT and Upcoming Winter Agronomy Meetings

    Jan. 08, 2021

    Click on the links below for the most up-to-date information on Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification and some state wide Agronomy Meetings.

  7. Extension Office Closed Update

    Dec. 30, 2020

    Effective through January 15th, all OSU Extension county offices will be closed to the public and employees will be 100 percent teleworking per The Ohio State University guidelines. While our office will be physically closed, we will continue to serve our clientele via email or phone and virtual programming.   For questions, please contact the appropriate staff member listed below.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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

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