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  1. Food & Sewing Project Workshop

    Mar. 28, 2019

    Want to learn more about the Food & Sewing Projects offered through Fairfield County 4-H Program? Join us for the Food & Sewing Project Workshop.  There will be multiple stations for both Food & Nutrition and Clothing as well as FAQs and tips for parents. 

    Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the OSU Extension Office, 831 College Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130. 

    If you have questions regarding the event, please contact the OSU Extension office at 740-652-7260. 

  2. Avoid the temptation to apply mulch too early!

    Mar. 18, 2019

    Each year homeowners spend hundreds – and, in some cases many hundreds – of dollars on mulch for the landscape. When properly applied at the right time, mulch has its place. A thin layer of perhaps 1.5 to 2.5 inches of mulch can enhance the color of the landscape, aid in preventing weed germination, retain moisture in the soil, and moderate soil temperatures in the root zone of the plants being mulched.

  3. JAS's Easter EggExtravaganza!

    Mar. 04, 2019

    Attention all 4-H Cloverbuds and family members ages 8 and under.  Join the Fairfield County Junior Leaders for a fun day including: an Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Crafts, Door Prizes and BUNNIES!!  Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Fairfield County Agriculture Center, 831 College Ave, Lancaster. 

    Contact the OSU Extension office with any questions at 740-652-7260. 

  4. 4-H Day

    Feb. 14, 2019

    Join Us March 2nd for 4-H Day!

    Have you or your child ever thought about joining 4-H but are unsure what it’s all about?

    4-H is a non-formal educational, youth development program offered to individuals age 5 and in kindergarten to age 19. Kids “learn by doing” through hands-on activities.

  5. A Matter of Balance

    Feb. 13, 2019

    Do you find yourself not going out as much because you worry about falling? A Matter of Balance has proven to be effective in the management of falls. 

    Wednesdays and Fridays - March 6 & 8; 13 & 15; 20 & 22; 27 & 29 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Pickerington Public Library - 201 Opportunity Way - Pickerington, OH 

    A Matter of Balance will help you: 

  6. Master Gardener Volunteer Training

    Feb. 08, 2019

    Master Gardener Volunteer Training being planned for mid-March

  7. Here's what we've been doing!

    Nov. 08, 2018

    Wondering what we've been doing. If so, check out our most recent County Connection

  8. Mosquito Control Can = Disease Prevention

    May. 23, 2018

    While avoiding the annoying bite of the mosquito may be the motivating factor, mosquito control is important for reducing the spread of disease. Controlling mosquito populations takes a varied approach beginning first with the avoidance of pooled or standing water!

  9. Host Families Sought for 4-H Exchange Program!

    Feb. 20, 2018

    Families thoughout Ohio have an opportunity to welcome students from the Japanese exchange program, Labo. 

  10. 2018 Weed Control Guide now available

    Feb. 20, 2018

    The 2018 Ohio, Indiana and Illinois Weed Control Guide is now available for purchase.  The publication cost is $18.50. 

    OSU Extension accepts check, cash or money orders as a form of payment.

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