News

  1. Exploring Ticks and Tick Borne Illness in Tuscarawas County

    Mar. 28, 2024

    Concern about ticks and tick-borne illness in Tuscarawas County has intensified as the number of cases of human and animal infections rise. Most notable among these illnesses is Lyme Disease, which is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S., representing over 400,000 human cases each year.

  2. Davis Hired as New Family and Consumer Sciences Educator

    Feb. 27, 2024

    The Tuscarawas County Office of Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Davis as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Educator. Rebecca replaces Christine Kendle, who has transitioned to the Tuscarawas County 4-H Youth Development Educator position.

  3. Staffing Changes at County Extension Office

    Dec. 06, 2023

    We are pleased to announce that Chris Zoller will be the Interim Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective December 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024, or until the permanent position is filled.

  4. Market Beef Tag-in Scheduled, 2024 Ohio State Fair Beef DNA Sample Kits Available

    Nov. 06, 2023

    4-H and FFA youth interested in exhibiting a market beef animal at the 2024 Tuscarawas County Fair will need to attend market beef tag-in December 9 from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Main Show Arena at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. There is no make-up date. No pre-registration is needed. More detailed information can be found at https://go.osu.edu/tuscanimalsciences.

  5. Sign Up Now for the "Gather Your Gratitude" Email Wellness Challenge

    Oct. 09, 2023

    Did you know that gratitude can lessen anxiety, relieve stress, improve sleep, boost immunity, and even support heart health? Join Ohio State University Extension for the Gather Your Gratitude 6-week email wellness challenge to learn more about how OSU Extension has tied together a variety of wellness topics related to gratitude.

  6. Local Youth Receives State 4-H Award

    Jun. 20, 2023

    The 2023 Ohio 4-H Achievement Awards were presented earlier this month at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus.

  7. Garden Seeds Now Available

    May. 16, 2023

    The popular Ohio Victory Gardens program is back for its fourth year and due to high demand, the program is expanding to include 50 counties. Our office was selected as one of those counties and has received 300 sample seed kits that contain carrot, cucumber, lettuce, and sunflower seeds.

    Packets are available for pick-up during our open hours, Monday-Friday 9-12 and 1-4.

    Read more about the program here.

  8. Exploring Ticks and Tick-Borne Illness in Tuscarawas County

    Mar. 28, 2023

    Concern about ticks and tick-borne illness in Tuscarawas County has intensified as the number of cases of human and animal infections rise. Most notable among these illnesses is Lyme Disease, which is the most common vector-borne disease in the US, representing over 400,000 human cases each year. Join us to learn more about ticks, the diseases they carry, and ways you can prevent tick-borne infections.

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  9. 4-H Food and Fashion Board Fundraiser Underway

    Feb. 09, 2023

    The 4-H Food and Fashion Board is selling shirts for their bi-annual fundraiser. Anyone can order! The design (left) will be printed on the front of heather gray Gildan Soft Style shirts (50% cotton, 50% polyester).

  10. OSU Extension to Host AI School in Wooster

    Feb. 07, 2023

    Ohio State University Extension will host an Artificial Insemination School on March 13, 14, and 15, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day in Skou Hall at the Ohio State University ATI in Wooster, Ohio. While dairy cattle will be used for the school, artificial insemination techniques for dairy and beef will be taught.

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