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.
Oct. 31, 2019
The 2018 Farm Bill allows the choice to enroll in ARC or PLC for 2019-2023. Enrollment for 2019 is currently open with the deadline set as March 15, 2020. Join OSU Extension and the Farm Service Agency for an informational meeting to learn about changes to the ARC/PLC, important dates and deadlines, crop insurance – supplemental coverage option, and using decision tools to evaluate program choices to make informed program decisions.
A program is scheduled for December 20 to learn more.
Aug. 30, 2019
Friday - September 20, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:30pm
Monday - September 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Containers must be triple rinsed, remove caps and lids, remove loose leaf labels and must be dry
Any Pesticide Container - jugs, drums up to 55 gallons and mini bulks (if cut into strips) will be accepted for recycling free of charge
Drop off at - Nutrien Ag Solutions, 6704 E. US Highway 22 & 3, Wilmington, OH 45177
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.
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.