News

  1. Northwest Ohio Precision Planter Day to be Held by OSU Extension– Come See All the Colors Plant in the Same Field

    May. 23, 2018

    The Fulton County OSU Extension Office will be holding a Northwest Ohio Precision Planter Field Day on Tuesday, August 14th from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 St Rt 108 in Wauseon. 

  2. Celebrating 100 Years!

    Jul. 19, 2018

    Ohio State University Extension-Fulton County has been educating Fulton County families since 1918!  Extension educators and staff work hard to create educational programs and services for the community. We want to hear your memories and stories of Fulton County Extension for the 100 year celebration. You may have assisted with the North Carolina Hay Relief, been a member of a 5H Club, and attended a Homemaker’s Camp or other leadership events.

  3. Henricks & Krieger Dairy Selected for 2019 Breakfast On The Farm

    Jul. 02, 2018

    The Henricks & Krieger Dairy Farm has been selected as the host farm for the June 2019 Breakfast On The Farm event to be held in Fulton County on June 15, 2019.  Henricks & Krieger Dairy is a 3rd generation, three-family partnership owned by Richard and Sue Henricks, Phillip and Tara Henricks and Shawn and Kim Krieger.

  4. Pressure Canner Testing and Canning Q & A

    Jun. 15, 2018

    Home canning is a cost effective and nutritious way to preserve the bounty of your garden or to take advantage of summer farmer’s markets.  Canning safely is critical for the health of your family and to ensure the time and money spent on preservation is not wasted.

  5. GYPSY MOTH CATERPILLARS CAUSING DEFOLIATION Are You Seeing Damage?

    Jun. 15, 2018

    Gypsy moth populations in recent years have been relatively low, leaving many forgetting what it feels like in an outbreak situation.  “There were summers in northwest Ohio where caterpillar numbers were so high that stands of trees where defoliated, people weren’t able to enjoy their outdoor living spaces, and it was a real mess,” recalls Amy Stone, Extension Educator with Ohio State University’s Lucas County Office. 

  6. Food Preservation Workshops

    Jun. 15, 2018

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by learning more about home-preserving fruits and vegetables. Now they can, by attending the "Food Preservation Workshops Series" presented by Melissa J. Rupp, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences, Ohio State University Extension in the coming month.  All three workshops will be at the Robert Fulton Agricultural Center, 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon Ohio.

  7. OSU Extension to Launch Master Gardener Hotline

    Apr. 06, 2018

    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 have been answered by OSU Extension for years, this new hotline is being piloted from April through September this year utilizing volunteers.

  8. ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification

    Jan. 18, 2018

    Training managers in safe food handling could be the most cost-effective strategy your business will use! Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce that ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification classes will be offered in the Fulton County Office in 2018!

    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. Completion will include testing and certification.

  9. 2017 Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

    Aug. 22, 2017

    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 21st 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 140 honorees inducted into the Fulton County Agricultural Hall of Fame.