1. Agronomy Update

    Mar. 04, 2019

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will sponsor an agronomy update on Friday, March 15. The meeting will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Village of Tuscarawas Community Center, 222 E. Cherry Street, Tuscarawas.

    Dr. Mark Sulc, Ohio State University Extension Forage Specialist, will discuss low lignin alfalfa and tips for managing compaction in alfalfa fields. Libby Dayton, Ohio State University Research Scientist, will discuss the Ohio Phosphorus Index Tool and water quality.

  2. County Food and Fashion Board Bi-Annual Fundraiser Underway

    Feb. 20, 2019

    The Tuscarawas County 4-H Food and Fashion Board is selling shirts for their bi-annual fundraiser. Two designs are available, as well as several shirt types from which to choose. Clubs have the option of including club name on shirts.

    Payment is required when order is placed. Shirts can be seen at the Extension office. Contact Chris Kendle with any questions.

    Orders will be placed on the following dates only:

  3. Explore 4-H Night!

    Feb. 20, 2019

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension is hosting an “Explore 4-H Night” on Monday, March 4 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Clover Café on the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. The event is free and open to the public.

  4. Afternoon Agronomy Update

    Jan. 10, 2019

    An Afternoon Agronomy Update sponsored by Ohio State University Extension will be held Friday, January 18 beginning at 1:00 p.m. The program will be held at the Community Center in the Village of Tuscarawas (212 E. Cherry Street).

  5. Farm Tax Update Scheduled

    Jan. 10, 2019

    Ohio State University Extension in Tuscarawas County will hold a Farm Tax Update on Thursday, January 17 at the Extension office (419 16th Street SW in New Philadelphia) beginning at 1:00 p.m. David Marrison, OSU Extension Educator, Coshocton County, will discuss how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 will impact agriculture. Discussion about changes to Like-Kind Exchanges, depreciation, Qualified Business Income, and more will be provided.

    Pre-registration is required and can be done by calling 330-339-2337 no later than January 16.

  6. Level 2 Food Safety Training Classes in English and Spanish Being Provided

    Dec. 18, 2018

  7. Beef Quality Assurance Certification Offered

    Nov. 27, 2018

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will hold a Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification training on Thursday, December 13. The training will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Sugarcreek Livestock Auction Barn.

    Wendy’s Restaurant, Tyson Foods, and multiple auctions will require beef and dairy producers to be certified in BQA. Anyone who sells cattle (including dairy) is required to be BQA certified and each person who receives sale checks – even if the cattle come from the same farm – must be certified.

  8. 4-H Steer Weigh-In Scheduled

    Nov. 05, 2018

    4-H and FFA youth interested in exhibiting a steer at the 2019 Tuscarawas County Fair will need to attend steer weigh-in December 8 from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Show Arena at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. There is no make-up date. No pre-registration is needed.

    More information can be found here.

  9. Hop Production and Management Workshop Planned

    Sep. 14, 2018

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will sponsor a Hop Production and Management Workshop on October 25. The workshop will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Mike McCoy Hop Yard for a tour and discussion, and then move to the Bolivar Fire Department at 7:00 p.m. for additional discussion.

  10. Local Youth Receives State 4-H Award

    Jun. 22, 2018

    Maggie Miller of Port Washington was one of 25 youth recently recognized with an Ohio 4-H Achievement Award for their outstanding efforts in Meat Goat projects.

    Maggie Miller, 17, is a nine-year Tuscarawas County 4-H member active in meat goat and swine projects. Maggie is the daughter of Michael and Emily Miller of Port Washington, Ohio. She is currently a junior at Indian Valley High School and plans on attending The Ohio State University ATI and majoring in animal science. Maggie is passionate about livestock and agriculture and plans to be become a livestock nutritionist.