Past Events

  1. Jun. 28, 2018 9:00am to Jul. 26, 2018 9:00pm

    3 Day Series June 28: Tree ID program (Kathy Smith, et al), Defiance County, 9:00am-3:00pm, $35, lunch included July 12: Woodland Wildlife program (Marne Titchenell), Defiance County, 7:00-9:00pm, no charge July 26: Timber Marketing Class (Kathy Smith, et al), Williams County, 6:00-9:00pm, no charge, refreshments included Cost: Only charge is for 1st session ($35), due to handouts and lunch cost. Pre-registration required for the series or individual sessions.

  2. Mar. 27, 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Topics Include;  10 Produce Practices for Food Safety, Q & A That Matters To You, Labeling & Packaging, Can and Can't with Cottage Foods, Payment Options; Convenience and Security, for You or the Customer?, Marketing; Is It Education or Product Promotion? Cost: Free if registered before March 20 Light refreshments provided with Registration

  3. Mar. 20, 2018 8:00am to 10:00am

    Defiance County Ag Hall of Fame Application Deadline is Feb 1st with applications available at Breakfast and program open to the general public. Cost: $4.00 if registered before March 13 Please call our office, 419-782-4771, before March 13 and give us a count of how many will be attending for our catering count.

  4. Feb. 24, 2018 8:30am to Oct. 27, 2018 12:00pm

    Registration Flyer Beginner Beekeepers Internship Class will be the 4th Saturday of each month (February - October).  The cost of the class is $125 each person or $200 per couple.  A book, diagnostic kit, and one year membership to OSBA are included.

  5. Feb. 19, 2018 8:00am to 12:00pm

    February 19, 2018, Defiance County, this training meets the recertification requirements for the Fertilizer Recertification and Private Pesticide Applicator License recertification in categories CORE, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 15 (fertilizer).  Register Here Cost of Recertification Trainings:  1.  Fertilizer Applicator Recertification       (8:00am - 9:00am)- $10   2.  Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification       (9:00am - 12:00pm)- $30

  6. Feb. 03, 2018 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Registration Flyer One day class, the cost is $50.  Lunch is available for an extra $9.

  7. Jan. 31, 2018 9:30am to Feb. 07, 2018 2:15pm

    Registration Flyer 2 Day Series, 9:30 AM-12:00 PM on each of the two days. January 31- Hands-on, computer and 2018 Quicken Deluxe software provided during workshop, take home training manual provided. Session 1: Quicken overview, Data entry that makes useful Reports. February 7- Session 2: Reports, Income & Expenses by Enterprise, Farm and Across Years, Reconcile, Data Management and Analysis.

  8. Jan. 29, 2018 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Topics include; Grain Markets and Strategies - Jim Byrne, Byrne Investment Services Examining the Ohio Farm Economy - Barry Ward, Ohio State University, Assistant Professor, Leader Production Business Management Global Economy - Ian Sheldon, Ohio State University, Ag, Env, Dev Economics - Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade, and Policy Cost: $10.00 if registered before January 22, otherwise cost increases to $20

  9. Mar. 21, 2017 8:00am to 10:00am

    Location: Defiance K of C Hall, 111 Elliott Rd, Defiance, OH 43512.  Defiance County Ag Hall of Fame Application Deadline Feb.1.     Contact: Bruce Clevenger, 419-782-4771 or

  10. Feb. 20, 2017 9:00am to 3:30pm

    February 20 - 9am-3:30pm - Cost: $35 Defiance County:  PAT and FACT PAT 9:00am-Noon, FACT 1:30pm-3:30pm  (must have a pesticide license for this FACT 2 hour training).  Lunch on your own. PAT Categories; Core,1,2,3,4,5,6,7. Registration required by 2-16-17. OSU Extension, 06879 Evansport Rd, Defiance, OH 43512 Contact:  Bruce Clevenger, 419-782-4771,