Apr. 25, 2020
All youth taking market swine to the 2020 Ohio State Fair will be required to have a parent/guardian PQA certified in order to meet packer requirements.
Apr. 20, 2020
Due to current restrictions related to Covid-19, OSU Extension is currently unable to host in-person meetings through July 6th, 2020. Please see the information from GAP Connections about online certification options and other additional options highlighted by clicking on 'Tobacco GAP Update'.
Apr. 08, 2020
Are you a local food producer? We are working on compiling a list of local food producers in our county. With the recent health concerns and social distancing requirements we have received multiple requests about local food connections...
Mar. 12, 2020
Brown County Extension Office Closed Beginning 3/18/2020 - 4:00pm
Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the disease COVID-19. In order to do our part in reducing risk to our employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan.
Mar. 08, 2020
Many local Extension office have received farmer calls lately asking how the COVID-19 emergency will affect pesticide recertification. The "Stay at home" order began prior to the end of March 2020, leaving those remaining private pesticide and fertilizer training programs postponed or suspended for the moment. On a normal year, the 3-year private applicator re-certification cycle ends on March 31.
Feb. 28, 2020
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Feb. 25, 2020
On Friday, February 28, there will be two question and answer sessions regarding ARC/PLC Program. These sessins will be held at the OSU Extension office, 325 W. State St., Bldg B. (Brown County Fairground). The first one will start at 8:00 a.m. and the second at 12:00 p.m. Denice Simpson, Farm Service Agency County Executive Director and James Morris, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Community Development, will be available to take your questions and give you as much information on the ARC/PLC program as they can.
Jan. 17, 2020
Here is the latest update on Ohio's hemp rules. From David Miran, Executive Director, Hemp Program at The Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Jan. 14, 2020
Congratulations to Laura Wood! Laura was selected as one of four Ohio 4-H Members to be inducted into the Ohio 4-H Teen Hall of Fame.
We are extremely proud of Laura and all she has accomplished during her 13-year tenure as a 4-H member in Brown County. We can't wait to see what she does as she takes on the world as a 4-H alumni!
Dec. 31, 2019
Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Southern State Community College, Brown County Campus, Community Room