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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



  1. New Program Assistant for OSUE Brown County

    Oct. 18, 2021

    Welcome Amanda Perkins to OSU Extension Brown County

  2. Sustainability in the Kitchen: Waste-free Food Storage

    Oct. 06, 2021

    Sustainability in the Kitchen: Waste-free Food Storage is part of the SAVE (Sustainable Action through Video Engagement) video series. This video series focuses on helping people live more sustainably within their homes and communities and promote simple everyday actions people can take to conserve energy, reduce waste, and save money.

  3. Required Junior Fair Exhibitor Forms - Livestock

    Sep. 20, 2021

    Drug Use Notification Forms & Ractopamine Free Forms (swine) will be virtual again this year. 

    If your animal project is listed below, fill out the electronic Brown County DUNF before Saturday, September 25th at NOON.

    Members are NOT allowed to exhibit until a completed form has been verified per the Ohio Revised Code. 

  4. Fair Entry Process for Animal Exhibitors - Action Required - Due Sept. 13th

    Sep. 02, 2021

    ATTN: Junior Fair Livestock Exhibitors - Beef, Swine, Horses, Goats, Sheep, Small Market Animals**

    The Brown County Junior Fair uses Fair Entry to help facilitate the fair.  This program is used to set up classes and to run the junior fair sale. Now is the time to complete your Fair Entries in the system. This is the same process we used in 2020.

  5. OSU Extension – Brown County is hiring!

    Aug. 25, 2021

    OSU Extension – Brown County is hiring! We are hiring for a Program Assistant (PA) to work as part of the overall Extension team with responsibilities in the areas of 4-H, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, and Community Development. The selected candidate will be responsible for office coverage on Fridays and other days as needed. The standard hours will be 32 hours a week with the potential for additional hours occasionally based on programming needs. Some nights and weekends will be required.

  6. 2021 Ohio State Fair Delegates

    Jul. 15, 2021

    Congratulations to our 2021 Brown County 4-H delegates to the Ohio State Fair! Project judging was held last night and the judges were extremely impressed with each and every one of our 4-H members who participated. All of the youth have a lot to be proud of!

    2021 Delegates

    Isiah Berry - Self-Determined
    Fayetteville 4-H Club

    Emma Casey - Get Started in Art, Junior
    Ripley Day Hill Dirt Kickers 4-H Club

    Alicia Wagner - Get Started in Art, Senior
    Russellville Firecrackers 4-H Club

  7. Forage Field Day

    Jul. 14, 2021



  8. Rural Energy for Farms and Small Businesses

    Jul. 12, 2021

    Want to learn more about using renewable energy on your farm or for your small business? This program will provide more information about a funding opportunity through USDA Rural Development. We will also discuss more details about the use of solar energy options. Register online for free at

  9. Weed Identification Walk and Management Workshop

    Jun. 09, 2021

    Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are in full bloom across the county. Properly identifying and understanding these plant's biology are critical for effective control and for the safety of anyone working around them. Identifying these plants are also important in our forages as they are toxic to livestock. Join us for our upcoming Weed Identification Walk and Management Workshop at the Brown County Extension Office on June 16th at 5:30pm to learn more! Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are in full bloom across the county.

  10. Beef Quality Assurance Training

    Jun. 07, 2021

    Complete your certification online at your own pace at