News

  1. Agriculture & 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.

  2. Live Healthy Live Well: It's All About Time

    Mar. 25, 2020

    Email Wellness Challenge

    Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020

    Sign up for the Ohio State University Extension, Live Healthy Live Well 6-week Email Wellness Challenge. Two weekly e-mails will be sent directly to you from an OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Professional.

  3. What is the best way to clean hands and hard surfaces?

    Mar. 20, 2020

    Hands: Use soap and warm water and scrub for a full 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, you can use hand sanitizer made with 70% strength isopropyl alcohol. If can make your own hand sanitizer by mixing 2/3 cup of 70% isopropyl alcohol with ½ cup aloe vera gel. The rubbing alcohol is for killing germs and the aloe vera gel is to moisturize your hands.

  4. OSU Extension Press Release

    Mar. 19, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

  5. Licking County Office Temporarily Closed

    Mar. 18, 2020

    Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the disease. In order to do our part in reducing risk to our employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan. OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

  6. Program Cancellation: Dining with Diabetes

    Mar. 16, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures, discussion sections, seminars, and other similar classroom settings, and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately and through at least Monday, March 30. Also, events deemed nonessential between now and April 20 are subject to review, to evaluate whether they should continue in person. Based on these guidelines, we have decided to cancel the Dining with Diabetes classes scheduled for April.

  7. Event/Class Cancellations: Master Gardener Volunteers

    Mar. 12, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures, discussion sections, seminars, and other similar classroom settings, and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately and through at least Monday, March 30. Also, events deemed nonessential between now and April 20 are subject to review, to evaluate whether they should continue in person. Based on these guidelines, we have decided to cancel the following events/classes:

  8. Event/Program Cancellations: 4-H Youth Development

    Mar. 12, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures and similar classroom settings, and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately and through at least Monday, March 30th. Also, events deemed nonessential between now and April 20 are subject to review, to evaluate whether they should continue in person. Based on their guidelines, we have outlined a list of 4-H event / meetings that have been cancelled or postponed.

  9. Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers Geared up for Another Gardening Season

    Mar. 04, 2020

    The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers (MGV) have teamed up for another exciting year of gardening and growth. This season, join the MGV as they educate, empower and engage our community. From the newly enhanced Veggies and More! series to The Learning Garden at its peak. This is a season you don’t want to miss! Visit the MGV Upcoming Events and Programs page for a full list of 2020 events and details.

  10. What is Dining with Diabetes?

    Aug. 15, 2018

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator, plus a follow-up reunion class held at a later date.

    Who Should Attend?

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