Nov. 01, 2023
New fertilizer applicators can join us on February 16, 2024 to become certified applicators. This certification event is being held at the Champaign County Community Center at 1512 S US Hwy 68, Urbana, OH 43078, in the main Auditorium. The cost to register is $30.00 and will include any training materials. You can register for this certification training at go.osu.edu/newfert.
Nov. 01, 2023
February 7, 2024 has been set for the Champaign County Pesticide Applicator Training event. Applicators can renew their certifications by attending these trainings. Fertilizer will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., with Pesticide following from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Core, modules 1, 2, 3, 6, and Fertilizer are all covered.
Cost for Fertilizer is $15.00, cost for Pesticide is $35.00, or both for $50.00. This cost will cover all training materials provided.
Sep. 06, 2023
The OSU PestEd team is introducing 2 new online Canvas courses designed to help our community applicators study for the Pesticide exams!
First, Grain and Cereal Crops - Private Pesticide Category 1 Exam Prep Course, which can be accessed by visiting go.osu.edu/fieldcroppest. The course fee is $15.00 to enroll, with a 1 year course completion deadline.
Nov. 23, 2020
We are pleased to offer our community 3 new educational topics on this website! Found under the Family and Consumer Sciences program area, these new resources offer a series of informative videos in the areas of aging, home planning, and useful tips for teens.
Healthy Aging Network Telecasts - a video series on topics relating to healthy aging, presented by Clark County FCS Educator Kathy Tutt.
May. 06, 2020
Have you ever wondered just how Extension came to be? Perhaps you've been curious about what it is that Extension does?
Check out this informative 3-minute video to learn about just what is it that we all do and why we do it every day!
Watch the video here!
Jun. 28, 2019
With this being a rural community, most of us probably know at least one farmer. The weather this year and current commodity prices has stress levels running high on many farms. While we all deal with stress fairly regularly, difficult times in farming can cause an excessive amount of stress that is hard for someone to process. Most farms are a family business which has its own stressors such as being able to provide for one’s family and keep a farm that has been in the family for several generations afloat. There are also many factors that affect farms for which they have no control over...
May. 23, 2018
In mid-May, elementary schools around the county released Painted Lady butterflies they raised from larvae in the classroom. The Master Gardener Volunteers provide larvae each year to every 2nd grade class in the county through sponsorships from local businesses.
Feb. 23, 2017
For many years, the Champaign County 4-H Family & Consumer Sciences Committee has sponsored a concession stand at the Flea Market held the 1st full weekend of the month at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. The profit from the concession stand sponsors many awards that are given to 4-H members, helps fund home economics type project camps and awards college scholarships to well-deserving 4-H members who exhibit their projects in the 4-H Activities Building.