News

  1. Fall Food Preservation Virtual Series

    Sep. 25, 2020

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by preserving fruits and vegetables and meats at home.  Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences teach the basics of home canning and preservation through a virtual series called “Food Preservation Office Hours”.  These online classes emphasize the science behind preservation so that everyone who preserves fruits, vegetables, and meats understands why certain procedures must be followed precisely to ensure a high-quality, safe product that they and their family can enjoy....

  2. 2020 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    Sep. 08, 2020

    WAUSEON – The 2020 inductees to the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame were recently announced by the Ohio State University Extension Office and Hall of Fame selection committee. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize selected farmers or agribusiness leaders from our county who have committed over 25 years or more of service to the agricultural industry in our county, state or region.  Since 1983, there have been 152 honorees inducted into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

  3. 2020 Fulton County 4-H Winners Announced

    Aug. 06, 2020

    2020 STILL PROJECT JUDGING WINNERS ANNOUNCED

  4. ODA Asks Ohioans to Send in Unsolicited Seeds

    Aug. 03, 2020

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been notified that several Ohio residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China or other Asian countries. The types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown. The packages were sent by mail and may have Chinese writing on them. Unsolicited packages of seeds have been received by people in several other states across the United States over the last several days.

  5. Fulton County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Jul. 09, 2020

    Wauseon, OH – The Fulton County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Thursday, July 9, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only.

  6. Have a Financial Question? Ask OSU Extension!

    Apr. 02, 2020

    Do you have a financial question? You are not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances educators are sensitive to the economic challenges many families and their communities face. Whatever your situation, we are here to help.

  7. ServSafe™ Level 2 Food Safety Manager Training and Certification

    Jan. 15, 2020

    This Food Safety Manager 16-hour training course is being offered for anyone working in, or wanting to work in, the food industry.  This training helps prevent food safety mistakes and will help food service staff identify and prevent the most critical barriers to food safety.  ServSafe uses proven techniques-and provides information and context to new Food and Drug Administration food code.  Ohio State University Extension Food Safety Manager class brings the most up-to-date real-world knowledge to life and makes the content easy to understand, retain and apply.