Have you had your pressure canner tested? 

Our Extension office provides testing of your presssure canner. Pressure canner testing is recommend every year, and provides you with the peace of mind of canning your goods safely. We offer testing year round at no cost to county residents.

Please call our office to schedule an appointment, 937-772-6023.

You will need to bring your canner + lid, seals and gauges. You will be provided canning materials and inspection form after testing.

Pressure Canner Testing Flyer

The Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences' home food preservation workshops focus on teaching the basics of canning, freezing and other methods of food preservation. Classes typically address:

  • Basic food safety principles
  • Water bath canner and pressure canner methods
  • Pressure canner testing
  • Principles involved in canning tomatoes, pickling and making jams and jellies
  • Methods for freezing fruits and vegetables

Courses provide reliable, research-backed resources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, OSU Extension, and others

NEW 2024 7 Part Home Canning Series