1. Listeria: What is it?

    Apr. 24, 2015

    Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium found frequently in the environment. This bacterium can cause the serious foodborne illness “listeriosis.”

  2. Botulism: What is it?

    Apr. 21, 2015

    Botulism is the name of a rare but serious foodbourne disease we get by consuming the toxin of bacteria Clostridium botulinium
  3. Barrow MQP Continues in 2015 with No Weigh-in, Advance Entry is Needed

    Apr. 20, 2015

    Participants need to reserve a slot in the Barrow MQP program by contacting the Extension office, and need to create their own packer bid by marketing their barrow as freezer pork.

  4. Centennial Cookbook Available Online!

    Feb. 27, 2015

    Enjoy this online collection of favorite recipes celebrating 100 years of Cooperative Extension!

  5. Make Plans for Your Vegetable Garden Now

    Feb. 20, 2015

    It's too early to start gardening, but it's not too early to make your plans for this year's vegetable garden!

  6. Subscribe today to our local OSU Extension e-lists!

    Nov. 24, 2014

    In an effort to keep our contact with you, our clientele, current and timely, we maintain a number of e-lists in subject areas of local interest. When research based information that's valuable to your quality of life is posted to our web site, or announcement of meetings you will be interested in comes out, e-list subscribers know about it first.

  7. EQIP signup period is ongoing

    Oct. 22, 2014

    The USDA NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to farmers to implement a wide variety of practices designed to protect resources. Ohio NRCS recently withdrew the Nov. 15, 2014, signup deadline from its website. Farmers are welcome to submit applications to EQIP on an ongoing basis.

  8. Smith-Lever Act Centennial Celebration

    Mar. 06, 2014

    The 100-year anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially created the national Cooperative Extension System, will be celebrated in 2014. Activities this year will highlight our past and focus on the current application of Cooperative Extension’s mission and vision as we move into our next century.