1. Job Posting

    Sep. 08, 2021

    Ohio State University Extension seeks an Educator to work collaboratively with county, region, and state teams of Extension professionals and with local agency leaders and volunteers.  The Educator will be one of a team of two Extension Educators providing oversight to the 4-H Youth Development program in Scioto County. This includes implementing and supporting a comprehensive volunteer system through identification, selection, orientation, training, utilizing, recognizing, and evaluation of adult and youth volunteers to support local 4-H delivery methods (e.g.

  2. Food Preservation Webinar Series

    Jul. 30, 2021

    Virtual Food Preservation Basics series is back with more great topics for fall



  3. Junior Fair Livestock Sale

    Jul. 16, 2021

    Junior Fair Livestock Sale

    In 2021, the Scioto County Junior Fair & Sale Committee has faced many unique challenges and required very extensive planning to meet the needs of the youth exhibitors, buyers and a market for the animals. This year, youth will be required to coordinate the final destination of their market project in advance. 

  4. Food Preservation Webinar Series

    May. 04, 2021

    Are you interested in learning about food preservation?  Join our free webinars hosted by Ohio State University Extension, Tuesdays from 4 - 5PM.

    To register use this link:

  5. Power Outage Safety Tips

    Mar. 25, 2021

    With high winds and strong storms predicted in parts of Ohio this afternoon and evening, The Ohio State University Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel reminds households how to be prepared if a power outage occurs.  For safety tips follow this link:

  6. Scribe Clinic

    Mar. 04, 2021

    Scribe Clinic

    The State 4-H Horse Advisory Committee is encouraging counties to identify a scribe for their 4-H and PAS Horse Shows to assist judges, this will allow the judge to focus solely on the exhibitor in the ring and eliminate instance of missing a maneuver.

    Duane Stutzman, certified judge and OSU Equine Program Specialist, will be teaching the Virtual Scribe Clinic to provide insight as to how the classes are scored in addition to training participants to scribe for their 4-H and PAS Horse Shows.

  7. 2021 Quality Assurance Information

    Mar. 02, 2021

    Quality Assurance

    Why is Quality Assurance (QA) Training Required?

    Chapter 901-19-07 of the Ohio Administrative Code is a mandatory rule that requires all exhibitors to complete a quality assurance program prior to exhibiting terminal or partial terminal livestock in a junior livestock show. The program is conducted cooperatively by the Exhibition Sponsor, OSU Extension, Ohio Agricultural Education, or Agricultural Commodity Organizations.


  8. Farm Bill Informational Meetings

    Feb. 01, 2021

    Join Ohio State University Extension for a workshop on the ARC/PLC decision for the 2021
    program year. We will include updates on current market outlook and decision-tool calculators that
    are available to evaluate your options. These programs are FREE of charge but due to limiting the
    number of participants at each event, registration is required. All programs listed can be register for
    by going to the same link or calling the corresponding contact number.

  9. Scioto County OSU Extension Office Closed

    Dec. 16, 2020

    Beginning Monday, December 21st the Scioto County Extension Office will be closed until January 15th, 2021 due to the continued increase in cases of COVID 19 in Ohio.  All employees will be working remotely and are still available to assist you.  You can reach us by calling (740) 354-7879 or by email.  Email addresses for all employees can be found in the "About" Section of this website.  

  10. Fertilizer and Pesticide Recertification has Been Cancelled

    Nov. 25, 2020

    The recertification program scheduled for December 21st has been CANCELED.

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions and concerns for everyone’s health and safety The Ohio State University has suspended in-person meetings at this time. 

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture has extended the expiration on your current license. It will now expire on July 1st, 2021.