Nov. 22, 2019
Learn more about teen opportunities with 4-H!
It all starts with keeping great records of your 4-H accomplishments!
Younger 4-H youth (ages 9-13 as of 1/1/2020) are encouraged to start completing your Junior Achievement Form. Junior Achievement Awards will be awarded in April 2020!
Nov. 07, 2019
There will be two opportunties each in Fairfield County to gain REcertification for both Pesticide and Fertilizer applicators.
Oct. 30, 2019
Does the holiday season find you rushing around trying to accomplish too much? This on-line challenge will help you add regular movement, mindfulness and healthy “elf eats” into your lifestyle. Learn ways to simplify your schedule, your gift list, set realistic expectations and embrace positivity. Watch for strategies and tips to help you organize your décor/stuff after the holidays.
Jul. 25, 2019
With the shift to newer technology, our office has updated the phone system and our contact numbers have changed. Our new main line is 740-653-5419 (some of you may recognize this one).
Below are the new direct dial numbers:
Family & Consumer Sciences
Shannon Carter 740-277-4624
Kacie Funk 740-277-4627
Diane Sommers 740-277-4634
4-H Youth Development
Leslie Cooksey 740-277-4625
Aubry Fowler 740-277-4626
Apr. 17, 2019
Mother Nature is continuing her assault on area trees and landscape plants!
Apr. 08, 2019
ChickQuest is a Science Alive 4-H School Enrichment program that reaches 1100 Kindergarten through 5th grade students in Fairfield County annually. The project challenges youth to use science, technology, engineering, and math skills to investigate the life cycle of an embryonic chicken egg. From monitoring living eggs to observing fluffy chicks, these lively activities pique curiosity, encourage collaboration and communication, and provide young scientists with unforgettable experiences.
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.
Nov. 08, 2018
Wondering what we've been doing. If so, check out our most recent County Connection
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!
Jul. 21, 2017
At first glance, this would appear to be a tree that simply blew over in a storm. Under closer inspection, it's not so simple! Read on to learn why.