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  1. Stress Task Force Offering Help to Struggling Ohio Farmers

    Aug 15, 2019

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Dairy farmers grapple with slumps in milk prices while the cost of feeding their cows keeps rising. For crop farmers, prices for corn and soybeans remain low, and many growers couldn’t plant either crop this year. The persistent spring rain created the state’s worst planting year on record and has contributed to a near-record low level of hay to feed livestock in Ohio and across the Midwest.

  2. Carroll County Fair

    It’s State of Ohio Fair Time!

    Jul 18, 2019

    Join thousands of people across the state who visit the county fairs every year. Events range from food, demos, livestock shows and rides to exhibits and fun for all. When attending, make sure to stop by one of the booths staffed by Ohio State University Extension.

  3. Dan Remley Receives Priester Award

    May 20, 2019

    Associate Professor Dan Remley, Ohio State University Extension field specialist, received the Priester Culture of Health Award for his Voices for Food work. The award, presented at the 2019 National Health Outreach Conference in Fort Worth, TX, honors Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States and provide leadership to expand Extension’s capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.

    Voices for Food is a project funded by USDA NIFA that addresses food insecurity and healthy food access in rural communities by utilizing community coaching to develop food councils and guided client choice food pantries. Read more...

  4. CFAES Health and Wellness Champions

    Apr 10, 2019

    Looking for a little extra incentive to improve your overall health and wellness? The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ health and wellness champions can assist in reaching your goals. Read more...

  5. Adams Selected National Excellence in EFNEP Award Recipient

    Feb 26, 2019

    Robin Adams was named the 2019 National Excellence in EFNEP Award winner. Adams will receive the award at a recognition celebration at the 2019 EFNEP Annual Conference in Washington DC on March 12. Adams is well known in Mahoning County for successfully teaching EFNEP nutrition education classes to limited resource families and her work in food security issues. She is employed by the Ohio State University Extension office in Canfield, Ohio. 

    The Excellence in EFNEP Award recognizes outstanding teaching, creativity to improve program reach and effectiveness in EFNEP programming and positive influence in the community. Maria Carmen Lambea, OSUE EFNEP director,  states, “Robin consistently provides high-quality programming. She is passionate about her work and the participants in her classes. We are very proud of her.” (Read more...)

  6. Save Today and Indulge Later

    Feb 19, 2019

    All over America, people just like you are proving that you don't have to be rich to build wealth. As members of America Saves and Ohio Saves, they are paying off their debts and saving to reach their financial goals.

    As part of Ohio Saves Week 2019, scheduled for February 25 – March 2, Ohio Saves is spreading the saving message, and urging its network to participate in Ohio Saves Week. Ohio Saves is joining with county commissions as part of America Saves Week by promoting automatic savings to help people reach their savings goals. (Read more...)

  7. Resources for Consumers Whose Income is Interrupted

    Jan 16, 2019

    As the shutdown of the federal government continues, Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences and eXtension Financial Security for All Community of Practices, has compiled some resources for consumers whose income is interrupted. (Read more...)

  8. Dunfee Selected to Serve on Ohio State Suicide Prevention Board

    Dec 12, 2018

    Lorrissa Dunfee, Ohio State University Extension Educator, Belmont County, was selected to serve as a board member of the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. She will serve a three-year term. “I wanted to be able to bring to light issues here in Belmont County related to mental health and suicide, and then see across the state how other areas are dealing with it," she said. The mission of OSPF is to act as a catalyst and steward of statewide suicide prevention efforts by supporting community-based efforts to reduce stigma, promote education and awareness about suicide prevention, and increase resources and programs to reduce the risk of lives lost to suicide.

  9. My 2019 Calendar

    Dec 12, 2018

    Download and print your own My 2019 Calendar. The handy one page calendar highlights important Ohio State University academic dates, university holidays and other US holidays and observances. Code is also available to stay up-to-date on the go (ICAL) (HTML) for your smartphone or online calendar. A PDF of the 2019 printed calendar is available here. (2018)

    Details regarding how to import/subscribe to the calendar in Outlook is available at windows.microsoft.com

  10. Great Lakes Apple Crunch

    Sep 14, 2018

    Celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples at NOON on October 11. Everyone is welcome to crunch!

    Although the aim for a collective crunch is on October 11, groups are welcome to crunch any day or time in October that works for them and post photos to social media. Visit the Apple Crunch Facebook page to get updates and see photos from last year’s crunch. Help Ohio beat its crunch record!

    Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 Location: Any site including K-12 schools, early care settings, hospitals, colleges/universities, business campuses, state agencies and other organizations across Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.

    For question or more information, contact Carol Smather (smathers.14@osu.edu) or Amy Fovargue (fovargue.1@osu.edu).

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