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  1. What's Up with the Weather?

    Oct. 29, 2019

    Have you been wondering what’s up with the weather lately? It seems to go from one extreme to the other, cold then hot, wet then dry. It isn’t just your imagination. Research looking at trends has shown that the weather in Ohio is changing. We have experienced the wettest decade on record but we are also seeing more dry spells during the summer as the moisture falls more heavily during the spring and fall.

  2. TSC Exclusive Offer to Ohio 4-H and FFA Members

    Sep. 26, 2019

    Don't miss out on savings from TSC on October 5th.  TSC in Ohio is holding its first Tractor Supply 4-H & FFA Discount Day on October 5th. Offers are exclusive to 4-H & FFA members and families in the state of Ohio. Savings include 20% Discount on apparel, 3 for $12 shavings, 10% off Feed and a FREE Tsc Bucket with purchases over $50. Coupons are available at the Extension Office or under 4-H Youth Development Program NewsBlast on this website.

  3. Precision Ag Day: Sprayer Technology

    Aug. 15, 2019

    Advanced sprayer technology today allows applicators to more precisely apply pesticides and nutrients. This enables farmers to use less product and apply more efficiently which reduces cost and supports a more sustainable environment.

  4. 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...

  5. Farmers for America Movie Screening

    Jun. 11, 2019

    The Champaign County Ag Association, committee of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, presents a Movie on the Farm Night. The event will be held on June 20th, 2019 at Pretty Prairie Farm and feature Farmers for America. The movie is narrated by Mike Rowe and shares the story of the future of American farmers.

  6. Prevented Plant

    May. 29, 2019

    OSU Extension will hold a Prevented Plant meeting on Friday, May 31, 8-10am. Location: Auditorium in Champaign County Community Center, 1512 South US Hwy 68, Urbana. Ohio State University and Crop Insurance providers will provide information on the details of prevented plant insurance as well as decision making strategies regarding government payments, agronomy and more.

  7. Chainsaw Safety

    May. 23, 2019

    Being a landowner often means the inevitable use of a chainsaw. Every aspect from the equipment used to felling the tree have dangerous components that can lead to deadly results. With new invasive species such as Bush Honeysuckle and the Emerald Ash Borer, our woods need the attention of a chainsaw to maintain their aesthetics, usefulness and health.

  8. 4-H Camp Registrations are now open for 2019 Camp June 25-29

    May. 04, 2019

    4-H Camp is open to all 4-H youth just completing 3rd-8th grade.  Non- 4-H members can attend as long as space is available.  

    Complete registration packets must be turned into the Extension Office no later than June 7, 2019.  Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.  

    A little about this year's camp: 

  9. All About Rose

    May. 03, 2019

    Join Ohio State University Extension on May 15 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. for a session “All About Roses” where we’ll discover a little history, differences in rose types, care, maintenance, selection, pruning, the best roses for the Midwest and what new roses are in development. Participants will receive a rose to take home.

  10. IMPORTANT UPCOMING 4-H DATES AND DEADLINES

    Apr. 22, 2019

    IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES FOR 4-H ANIMAL PROJECTS

    DUE MAY 1 by 4pm. 

    All Breeding ID forms for Swine, Beef, Sheep, Goats, and Dairy. All Swine picture ID forms Due. (Market and Breeding) All Horse leases, ID forms, Permission to participate forms. 

    Tag / Weigh-In Dates

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