News

  1. Weathering the Storm In Agriculture

    Aug. 28, 2019

    On Thursday, September 19, Fulton County Ohio State University Extension will be hosting a two-part program entitled Weathering the Storm in Agriculture.  The excessive and persistent rainfall that occurred during the planting and production season of 2019 has added to the growing physical, mental, emotional and financial strain on the agricultural community in which we live. To aid in navigating these challenges, OSU Extension has developed a program to address these concerns with agricultural professionals and farmers.

  2. 2019 Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

    Aug. 19, 2019

    The agricultural community in Fulton County was proud to induct four deserving individuals in the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame this past Monday night, August 19th in Archbold.  The annual event 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 148 honorees inducted into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

  3. Master Gardener available Tuesday & Thursday mornings

    Jun. 05, 2019

    The Ohio State University Extension Office in Fulton County now offers a Master Gardener Hotline on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to noon to the community.  During these times, trained master gardener volunteers will be available to answer home horticulture (lawn, landscape, tree, and garden) or home pest questions that are brought in by Fulton County residents.  While home horticulture questions are answered year around by OSU Extension, the hotline will run from now through September utilizing volunteers.

  4. ServSafe™ Food Protection Manager Certification

    Jun. 05, 2019

    Are you seeking a credential to bolster your resume or improve your employability in the food service industry?  ServSafe Manager Training has become the industry standard in food-safety training and is accepted in almost all U.S. jurisdictions that require employee certification.  This training is provided using the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe curriculum.  Topics for the sessions include basic food safety practices as well as further information on microorganisms and principles of the HAACP system.

  5. LEVEL 1 FOOD SAFETY - FOOD HANDLERS TRAINING

    Mar. 19, 2019

    Level 1 Food Handlers Training is a four hour basic food safety training which meets ODH Level 1 person in charge training requirements for food service employees. This training enhances employee understanding of major food safety principles: time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. The program includes a National Restaurant Association Education Foundation handbook, several hands-on activities and a Certificate of Completion. The dates offered for 2019 will be August 8 and October 17 12:30 – 4:30 pm.  The class fee is $35.

  6. BASIC MONEY MANAGEMENT

    Jan. 11, 2019

    Positive money management practices and savings strategies can make the difference between a financial crisis and long-term financial security. Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences' money management workshops empower participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to create their own financial future.

    Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Fulton County will offer a money management workshop using interactive discussions and hands-on activities.