Past Events

  1. Apr. 19, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Manage Your Money is an Ohio State University Extension six-week course to help households focus on financial wellbeing. Learn about individual and family values about money, where your money goes, how to save, plan your spending, limit debt, and organize financial records. The entire course costs $25 and will meet every Wednesday evening from April 19 - May 24th. Please register online by April 12th at  

  2. Apr. 01, 2017 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Secrets for Success is a clinic that has been created for lamb and goat exhibitors to learn practical knowledge from leaders in the industry. Topics of Discussion: -Selection -Nutrition and Health -Showmanship and Fitting *Light refreshments to be provided* Questions? Please contact Andrew Teet at Registration now open:

  3. Mar. 28, 2017 4:30pm to 8:30pm

    Join local agriculture and garden experts at an interactive event focusing on planning, developing and sustaining gardens for youth education. Topics include: Practical Garden Design, Plant Selection and Soil Health Garden Safety and Sustainability Connecting Garden Education with State Standards Garden Demonstrations and "Make and Take" Activities Click here for flyer.

  4. Mar. 23, 2017 9:30am to 12:30pm

    Is your business compliant with revised worker protection standards? The Federal Worker Protection Standards (WPS) protects agricultural workers and pesticide handlers by reducing their risk from pesticide exposure. WPS was revised in 2015, and phased-in compliance begins January 2, 2017. These FREE workshop will provide employers and managers what they need to bring their WPS Program in compliance with the new requirements, including changes in training, restrictions during applications, personal protective equipment, decontamination supplies, record keeping and more.

  5. Mar. 14, 2017 9:00am to 4:00pm

    This workshop is for woodland owners wanting to explore a broad range of topics that concern the woodlands they own. Learn about the importance of tree diversity, test your tree id skills and learn about the good and the bad when it comes to wildlife. Sessions will be indoors and out with hands on for some topics. Class Fee: $35 Class includes indoor and outdoor sessions - dress appropriately. Lunch and materials are included in the class fee. We would like to acknowledge the Swanton Tree Commission for their sponsorship and support to offer this programming locally.  

  6. Feb. 22, 2017 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    This Produce Safety Educational Course covers good agricultural practices, or 'GAPs', which help reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination and includes the following topics:

  7. Jan. 11, 2017 9:00am to 3:00pm

    The Ohio State University Extension has four Nutrient Management Plan Writers working to assist farmers in developing free Nutrient Management Plans (NMP) in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) of Ohio. Plans provide both fertility recommendations and an environmental site risk for fields that help identify resource concerns impacting nutrient and sediment loss. We have been able to do 33 plans with 17,877 acres in Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood Counties in Ohio and Lenawee Co, MI.

  8. Oct. 29, 2016 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Get the slow-cooker (crock-pot) out to make your fall meals easy and tasty. Join OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences for food safety and cooking tips to make the most of your healthy slow-cooker meals.

  9. Oct. 22, 2016 11:30am to 12:30pm

    Does your child eat a packed lunch at school? Join OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences to discuss healthy and balanced meals. We'll go over the basics of packed lunches as well as see beautiful food creations made from common ingredients.

  10. Oct. 14, 2016 8:00am to 2:30pm

    Registration is open for the 2016 Northwest Ohio Farm to School Conference.  This one day conference is open to anyone interested in Farm to School: cafeterias, classrooms and communities. Flyer and registration Online registration here Follow OSU Extension Lucas County on Facebook for updates