Past Events

  1. Aug 20, 2019, 8:45am - 4:30pm

    This year’s Ohio Association of Natural Resources Outreach Professionals (ANROP) Study Tour will be held in northern Ohio. Join ANROP for a day of traveling to South Bass Island on Lake Erie and exploring The Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory. Stone Laboratory is an Ohio Sea Grant education and outreach facility that offers courses and opportunities for research on a variety of water quality topics, some of which include harmful algal blooms. Learn about Lake Erie’s aquatic life, water quality, and research that is being conducted at the lab.

  2. Aug 16, 2019 through Aug 17, 2019 (All day)

    Come one, come all to the Germinate International Film Fest, featuring a diverse range of films highlighting agriculture and rural communities. The Highland County Office of Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce the inaugural festival will be held on August 16 and 17, 2019, in Hillsboro. Germinate means to grow and the purpose of this film festival is to grow knowledge about agriculture, natural resources, and rural communities.

  3. Jun 28, 2019, 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Parasites are the top issue facing sheep and goat producers in the Eastern United States. FAMACHA© eye scores and fecal egg counts are helpful tools for small ruminant producers seeking better parasite control in their flocks. These workshops will provide training for producers to conduct FAMACHA© eye scores and fecal egg counts at home.   FAMACHA© Eye Score Training 9 am - 11 am $20 Lamb Lunch

  4. Jun 28, 2019 through Jun 29, 2019 (All day)

    Sessions Include:  -Insect Pests of Christmas Trees -Hosting Craft Sessions -Nursery and Tradeshow Time -Soil Types and Drainage -Turning Scraps into Cash -Bow Making Workshop -Use of Young Labor -Agri-tourism -Mechanical and Hand Shearing  -Innovations in the Christmas Tree Industry -Christmas Tree Diseases from Root Stock Up -Unique Happenings on the Farm -Question and Answer Sesssions   *There are also sessions for kids throughout both days

  5. Jun 20, 2019, 9:00am - 11:30am

    TOPICS INCLUDE:   "Effect of Conservation Practices on Ag Phosphorus Loss in Tile Drained Landscapes " - Kevin King, USDA.ARS Soil Drainage Researcher "Demonstration of Precision Fertilizer Placement Equipment" - John Fulton, OSU Extension "eFields Research Reports to Improve Nutrient Management" - Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension "Ultra Early Corn: Does It Have a Fit in Ohio" - Peter Thomison, OSU Extension "Nutrient Balancing with Manure" - Glen Arnold, OSU Extension

  6. May 23, 2019 through May 25, 2019, 5:00pm - 12:30pm

    Coming up in May…The Ohio State University will hold two Pawpaw Grafting Workshops at two locations.     The Ohio State University will hold two Pawpaw Grafting Workshops in May hosted by Brad Bergefurd, OSU Horticulture Specialist, and Ron Powell, Ohio Pawpaw Growers Association.    The first one will be held on Thursday, May 23rd in Piketon, at The Ohio State University South Centers.  This workshop will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   

  7. May 22, 2019, 8:30am - 3:30pm


  8. May 16, 2019 (All day)

    To register call the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987 or online at For study material visit,   Dates: January 17th, March 21st, May 16th, July 18th, September 19th, November 21st

  9. May 10, 2019 through Nov 8, 2019, 9:00am - 3:30pm

    May 10: Spring Edibles From Your Woods - Vinton Furnace State Forest -Explore the spring woods in search of edible plants and fungi -Learn about the nutritional and medicinal properties of common woodland plants and fungi -Discover ways that you can add variety and nutrition to your diet from the plants and fungi in your woods   May 24: Tree and Shrub Identification - Hocking College (Bonus Friday) -Learn to use leaf characteristics to identify trees and shrubs

  10. Apr 27, 2019, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    The greenhouse is in full producation and would like to invite anyone who wants to see how our students grow vegetables and fruits hydroponically in a greenhouse (Howlett Hall greenhouse). The event is free of charge but we request RSVP for planning.