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  1. 2022 Food Preservation

    May. 10, 2022

    Are you planning to preserve summer produce? For in-person workshops, please join Shannon Carter, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator and Sandy Bohl, Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield County. Classes will be offered at both the Wagnalls Memorial Library and Fairfield County District Library – Main  Branch.

  2. Questions about Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)?

    Apr. 27, 2022

    HPAI is a highly contagious virus that spreads quickly and can be fatal to flocks and devastating to poultry owners, both commercial and non-commercial. Proper biosecurity is critical in preventing the spread of this disease.  Learn more about HPAI by reading the Avian Influenza brochure and the press release below issued by Franklin County on March 30, 2022.

  3. 2022 Local Foods Farm Tour

    Apr. 15, 2022

    Join OSU Extension-Fairfield County for the return of the Local Foods Farm Tour Series. Free on-farm educational programs highlighting local producers in Fairfield County. Our locations are:

  4. 2022 Dig Into Gardening Educational Day

    Mar. 30, 2022

    Want to learn more about growing an edible landscape?  How about learning more some of those underused perennials?  What annuals will bring that “WOW” factor in my containers!  Want to learn more?  Make plans to join the Fairfield County Master Gardeners for their “Dig Into Gardening” event. 

  5. Tracking Precipitation Throughout Fairfield County

    Mar. 22, 2022

    Have you ever experienced the phenomenon of seeing rain falling in the distance but never feeling a drop in your location? If so, you know how variable precipitation can be!

    Case in point, in August of this year local reports tell us that total rainfall in Fairfield County ranged from 1.9 inches to as much as 4.89 inches. That’s not only the difference between needing to water your garden or not, but also has a significant impact on crop yields throughout the county!

  6. Spring Into Wellness Email Challenge

    Mar. 11, 2022

    Sign Up Now for the “Spring Into Wellness” Email Wellness Challenge 

  7. Agriculture and Natural Resources 2022 Newsletter

    Dec. 17, 2021

    Learn more about Agricultural and Natural Resources events coming in 2022!

  8. Beating the Winter Blues

    Dec. 16, 2021

    Do you ever feel sad or just “blah” in the winter? Maybe you suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or a milder form of this condition we commonly refer to as the "winter blues." In this four-part webinar series, OSU Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educators will share information about SAD and what you can do to beat the winter blues.

    When:               

    January 11, 2022 at 1 pm

  9. Play Your Way Through the Holidays Email Wellness Challenge

    Oct. 26, 2021

    “Play Your Way Through the Holidays” Email Wellness Challenge 

    Does the holiday season stress you out instead of making you smile? Do you feel like you don’t have time to spend doing the important things? Join Ohio State University Extension for the “Play Your Way Through the Holidays” 6-week email wellness challenge to learn more about these and other wellness topics.

  10. Spotted Lanternfly Management Workshop

    Oct. 25, 2021

    Join us to learn more about identifying, monitoring, and managing this serious invasive pest!

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