News

  1. 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.  

  2. 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.

  3. 4-H Teen Opportunites

    Nov. 16, 2020

    Greetings! As we end 2020 (and are we ever glad to be ending this year!), we thought we would get a note out to each of our 4-Hers who will be between the ages of 14 and 18 next year to let you know what types of opportunities are available.

  4. Active Parenting Classes

    Oct. 13, 2020

    Your child’s first few years are so important! Learn how to make the most of them with Active Parenting: First Five Years, a program for parents and other caregivers. To register for this free virtual class email Grace Peach-Storey @ peach-storey.1@osu.edu or call (740) 354-7879.

     

     

  5. Fall Food Preservation Office Hours

    Sep. 29, 2020

    Are you interested in learning about food preservation? Join us for these free webinars hosted by Ohio State University Extension. You are welcome to register for just one or all of them.

     

  6. 4-H Meeting and Eligibility Requirements Update

    Sep. 01, 2020

    Dear 4-H families, volunteers, and supporters,

    As we head into fall, we want to take a moment to thank you for remaining flexible as we work together to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. By following recommended guidance, we’re helping to keep our families and friends safer, our kids learning, and our economy going. We also want to take a moment to share updated in-person 4-H meeting requirements and a reminder to continue to follow our 4-H guidelines.

    Updated information, effective as of today, September 1, 2020 includes:

  7. 2020 Farm Science Review

    Aug. 21, 2020

    The 2020 Farm Science Review will be held online! 

     

  8. Summer Food Program

    Jul. 08, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations.

  9. 4-H Club Resources for COVID 19 Changes

    Jul. 07, 2020

    Dear 4-H members, families, volunteers and supporters,

    We’re happy to share we’ve received approval from Ohio State University leadership to resume in-person 4-H club meetings and activities starting immediately. This is welcome news for our 3,039 Ohio 4-H clubs across the state. Ohio 4-H clubs that choose to begin meeting in-person must follow the guidelines listed below to promote the health and safety of our 4-H community, as we face the challenge of COVID-19.

  10. Scioto County 4-H App

    Jul. 06, 2020

    Be sure to check out our new Scioto County 4-H App. It allows you access to calendars, news, photos and more. Go to the App Store and download 4-H Now. Once you have the app, then search for Scioto 4-H within the App. It is a great new resource for all our 4-H families.

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