News

  1. Tonight's Advisor Training Rescheduled!

    Jan. 22, 2023

    The 4-H returning advisor training session scheduled for Sunday 1/22 at 5:30pm is being rescheduled due to poor road conditions.  Reschedule options are set for Thursday January 26 or Monday February 6 at the same time of 5:30pm.  Please notify the office if you were planning on attending tonight to reschedule.  Thanks!

  2. Fertilizer Certification Offered

    Jan. 04, 2023

    Private fertilizer applicators seeking to become certified for the first time will be able to do so by attending a NEW Fertilizer Certification Training course, being offered on February 9th.  Champaign County ANR Educator Grant Davis will be hosting this training.  The cost for this event will be $30.00 and will include any needed training materials.  The class will be held in the large auditorium at the Champaign County Community Center, from 9:00 a.m.

  3. Pesticide Applicator Recertification Offered

    Dec. 14, 2022

    The Champaign County Extension office will once again be hosting private pesticide applicator training recertification.  This training will be held February 1st at the Champaign County Community Center's large Auditorium.  Fertilizer will go first from 8-9am at a cost of $15, followed by pesticide from 9am-12pm at a cost of $35.  Applicators can choose which of these they need, or attend both sessions for $50.

    To register, visit go.osu.edu/champaignpat by January 30th.  See you in February!

  4. New Educational Series Added to Website

    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.

  5. What is OSU Extension?

    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!

  6. Helping Farmers Deal with Stress

    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...

  7. Elementary Schools Release Butterflies

    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.

  8. Champaign Co. 4-H Flea Market Concession

    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.