Apr. 02, 2020
Please click here for a COVID-19 Fact Sheet. This Fact Sheet includes useful information and links to additional COVID-19 Information,
Apr. 02, 2020
Challenge Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020
Two weekly e-mails will be sent directly to you from your local OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Professional.
Messages are All About Time:
Time to Move
Time to Recharge
Time to Connect and Quality Time
And even Party Time!
What does it cost? No charge – participation is free!
Apr. 01, 2020
Due to Ohio State University and State of Ohio policies and for the safety of our customers and members, we will not have our annual plant sale this year. We look forward to offering our same quality plant sale in May of 2021.
Mar. 25, 2020
We appreciate your understanding about the cancellation of this year's Southwestern Ohio Beekeeper School due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help fill at least a small part of the void for new beekeepers, we will be offering the first two sessions of the Beginner’s Beekeeping tract virtually. The tract will be available live online on March 28, 2020 beginning at 9 a.m. Preregistration is required to get access to the training. There is no charge for this virtual training.
Mar. 25, 2020
OSU Extension is Open for Business Virtually! The Agriculture and Natural Resources team will offer virtual classes daily at 9:00 am, Noon and 3:00 pm!
For complete details, please click here for flyer!
Mar. 19, 2020
Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency and implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of the COVID-19, Coronavirus. In order to do our part in reducing risk to our employees or clientele, Ohio State University Extension at the State Level has implemented a teleworking plan for all staff. All OSU Extension offices in the State of Ohio, including Butler County, will be closed to the public until further notice beginning at 4:30 PM, Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Feb. 20, 2020
The Ohio State University Extension, Butler County is in search of 2 Student Assistants to work temporarily for the summer of 2020. The Student Assistants will work in the program areas of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development & other areas as assigned. Skills Expected: Leadership experience, Strong Communication, Organizational Skills, Computer Skills, Self-Motivation, Enthusiastic & Demonstrate good people skills.
Dec. 20, 2019
Happy Holidays! Parents, all year long we have shared tips to encourage family bonding and December is no different. During this month of busyness and so many extra tasks, let us focus for a few minutes on ways to end the year by creating special moments of laughter and connection with those we love the most. Laughing together equals bonding!
Nov. 26, 2019
In November, we often think of the ideal family Thanksgiving meal with everyone sitting around saying what they are thankful for, just like in the movies. Most people probably have everyone saying the same things (family, friends, etc.), copying each other, or they say nothing at all. How about a new twist on this lovely old tradition?
Oct. 17, 2019
Parents, October often brings to mind pumpkins and yummy treats! October is also National Eat Better, Eat Together Month, so let’s plan a healthy snack for the whole family to enjoy together. The operative word here is “together.” We may think about family meals and have learned how important they are for healthy families; how a parent being available to their child/teen creates the environment to provide emotional support and healthy connections. All of that can be overwhelming with our busy schedules, but what about having a family snack?! As long as the family is sitting toge