News

  1. OSU Extension is Open for Business Learn with us Virtually!

    Mar. 24, 2020

    Each day, three educational sessions will be presented relating to the “bracket” or subject. Brackets change daily and include topics like food safety, crisis management, home gardening, animal care, crop production, forestry, hemp and many more. 

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

    Mar. 19, 2020

    Columbus, OHIO – Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency for the state of Ohio, and along with the Ohio Department of Health, has implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). 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.

  3. Postponed Agriculture Appreciation & Hall of Fame Breakfast Defiance

    Mar. 11, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction of lectures, discussion sections, seminars, and other similar classroom settings, and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately and through at least Monday, March 30. Also, events deemed nonessential between now and April 20 are subject to review, to evaluate whether they should continue in person.

  4. 2019 Defiance County Ag Hall of Fame Inductees

    Mar. 29, 2019

    The purpose of the Defiance County Agriculture Hall of Fame is to recognize outstanding contributions by an individual or husband/wife to agriculture.  2019 recipients are Milo A. Crockett, James F. Joost, and Ted Pohlmann.

    Milo A. Crockett
    Farmer:   Defiance County, Ohio
    Born:  11-25-1932
    Spouse:   Donna Crockett

  5. Ohio Level II ServSafe/TAP Food Protection Manager Certification

    Feb. 08, 2017

    OSU Extension has partnered with Training Achievement Program (TAP) to offer an online version of Ohio Level II Food Safety training which meets all Ohio Department of Health requirements.  You can complete the online course at your own pace and once training is complete, you will take a proctored certification exam here at OSU Extension Defiance County.  The cost is $150 per person.  For more information, or to register, please contact our office at 419-782-4771.