1. Victory Gardens Program Expands In Its First Month

    Sep. 11, 2020



    Media Contact:
    Katie Boyer, 614.563.6974

  2. Reports of Unsolicited Seeds Arriving in the Mail

    Aug. 03, 2020

    Ohio Department of Agriculture: Unsolicited Seed Reporting

    Reports of Ohio citizens receiving packages of unsolicited seeds have been widespread in recent days. On July 30, 2020, the Ohio Department of Agriculture issued a news release establishing local Extension Offices as drop-off locations for these seed packets.

  3. Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Reopens with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Jul. 13, 2020

    Licking County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Newark, OH – The Licking County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Monday, July 13, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only.

  4. Food Preservation Virtual Programs

    May. 20, 2020

    The OSU Extension Food Preservation Team is offering a variety of virtual programs throughout May, June and July. Each of these Tuesday sessions will be from 4:00-5:00pm. Sessions will start with a short presentation and the remainder of time will be for open Q&A. The presentations will be recorded and posted for those who could not attend live.

  5. OSU Extension Press Release 5/4/2020

    May. 04, 2020

    College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
    Ohio State University Extension

    Office of the Interim Director
    Jacqueline K. Wilkins

    May 4, 2020

  6. American Red Cross: Volunteers Needed

    Apr. 15, 2020

    American Red Cross needs local volunteers to help during COVID-19.
  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. OSU Extension Press Release

    Mar. 19, 2020


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