News

  1. We're Moving! Physical Office Closed September 21 thru October 2

    Sep. 17, 2020

    Please call and leave a message or email any staff member for assistance while our physical office is closed for moving.

  2. Return to Office Hours & Information

    Jul. 16, 2020

    Beginning Thursday, July 16 the Holmes County Extension office will begin the process of reopening to the public. While many of our staff members are still teleworking at the direction of Ohio State University, a limited number of employees will be in the office Monday through Friday. Should you need to visit the Extension Office, please be aware of the following conditions required for our reopening:

  3. Canner Testing Available By Appointment

    Sep. 04, 2020

    When was the last time your dial gauge pressure canner was tested for accuracy?  If it’s been more than one year, it’s time for a re-check. Register for an appointment by calling 330-674-3015.

  4. ODA asking for Ohioans who have received unsolicited seeds to send them or take them to their local Ohio State University Extension office.

    Sep. 03, 2020

    After increasing reports of Ohio citizens receiving packages of unsolicited seeds in the mail, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is urging the public to report and submit any unsolicited seed packets to ODA. In partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine Office, ODA is working to investigate the number of seed packets sent to Ohio, what type of seeds they are, and where they were mailed from.

  5. Canner Testing Events Planned August 26 & 27

    Aug. 10, 2020

  6. USDA Summer Food Service Program

    Jul. 18, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations. In an effort to maintain social distancing, USDA has made temporary changes that allow parents or guardians to pick up meals and take them home for their children.

  7. July 2020 4-H Newsletter

    Jul. 06, 2020

    Click to read the latest updates and reminders for Holmes County 4-H!

  8. Holmes County FCS Educator, Kate Shumaker Will Offer Live, Online Office Hours

    Jun. 05, 2020

    OSU Extension offices may be temporarily closed at their physical locations, but our virtual offices and our home work spaces are still going strong. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all our lives and often raised more questions than we have answers. While so many are staying home, concerns with family, food, money, health and more become issues. OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences can help by providing information and resources for building Healthy People, Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships.

  9. Holmes County 4-H COVID-19 Updates

    Jun. 05, 2020

    click to be directed to Holmes County 4-H timeline of COVID-19 updates: https://holmes.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/covid-19-updates

  10. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

    Jun. 05, 2020

    To do our part in reducing risk to Ohio State University Extension employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

    Official Press Release

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