Welcome to OSU Extension Greene County!

  1. 2021 Pre-fair Judging Sign-up Now Open

    May. 24, 2021

    Pre-fair judging will be held on June 30 and July 1.  Youth must sign-up/register for the time slot based on the judge.  All information is on our website at  https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/project-judging-and-skill-thons

    The deadline to sign up is Sunday, June 27.

    June 30 projects:

  2. Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are Bolting and Blooming

    May. 24, 2021

    Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are Bolting and Blooming

    Author Joe Boggs

    Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) is one of the deadliest plants in North America.  Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) sap can produce severe, painful skin blistering.  Both are commonly found growing together in Ohio and both are beginning to “bolt” and bloom meaning the clock is quickly winding down for controlling these non-native nasties.

  3. OSUE Greene County Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale

    Apr. 12, 2021

    Save the Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021   9:00am to 1:00pm

    Social Distancing and Masks required

    See flyer for more information

  4. Flower Sale

    Mar. 30, 2021

    Please consider purchasing your summer plants from a 4-H member.  All flowers come from Stockslagers Greenhouse and Garden Center.

    All clubs and committees will receive 15% of their total sales

    Here is the member order form.  As a reminder, we ask all clubs to turn in 1 order form for their entire club. Orders all due to OSU Extension Office by April 6 at the latest.

  5. 2021 Victory Gardens

    Mar. 29, 2021

    It’s time to get your hands dirty and start growing! The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory Gardens Program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding from 10 to 25 counties across the state, with 8,300 seed packets available free to the public to get people planting.


    Read More Here

  6. Manage Your Money

    Mar. 23, 2021

    Manage your Money is a five-week program that helps people and families learn how to manage their money wisely.

    Wednesday, April  7, 14, 21, 28 and May 5 from 10 am to Noon

    See Manage Your Money Flyer for more details

    Register at this link: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87TPHNQgtUPeP9c

  7. Agricultural Fertilizer 3-Hour Certification Training

    Mar. 03, 2021

    Monday, March 15,2021
    8:30 A.M. -11:30 A.M. • OSU Extension Greene County

    This meeting will fulfill the three-hour requirement for private and commercial applicators who need the Ohio agricultural fertilizer applicatorcertification.

  8. 4-H and JOANN Partnership

    Mar. 01, 2021

    The kick-off to the promotion starts today! 

    4-H and JOANN Fabric & Craft Stores are partnering to ensure every kid has an equal opportunity to succeed. Through in-store donations, custom 4-H products and digital experiences, JOANN customers and 4-H supporters are helping to empower the next generation of makers to lead lives with their hearts, hands and minds. 

  9. 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.

  10. 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.