1. Extension Offices Throughout Ohio Implement Teleworking Options for Staff

    Mar. 19, 2020

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns
  2. COVID-19 and Farms with Employees

    Mar. 23, 2020

    Information available for those with questions regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on farms with employees. Visit the Ohio Dairy Industry Resources Center for more information.

  3. Pesticide/Fertilization Recertifications Canceled

    Mar. 17, 2020

    The Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification classes that were to be held March 19 and March 26 have been canceled. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for recertification. However, that date has not yet been released. Once a deadline has been established and classes have been rescheduled, we will be contacting everyone who is in need of recertification this year.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate through all the changes.


  4. Office Closed to Public in Response to COVID-19

    Mar. 17, 2020

    By order of the County Commissioners, all county offices will be closed to the public effective March 17 until April 6, 2020. If you have essential business, please call our office at 330-339-2337 for scheduling options; otherwise, please utilize our locked drop box which will be checked regularly. Staff may also be reached by email; click here for the staff listing.

  5. Health Safety Protocols in Place for Extension

    Mar. 11, 2020

    Updated March 12, 2020

  6. Office Closure Notice

    Feb. 28, 2020

    Our office will be closed Monday, March 2 and Tuesday, March 3. Work is being done on plumbing pipes in the ceiling. There will be dust and debris throughout the office. Staff will be working off-site and will have access to emails. The office will re-open on Wednesday, March 4.

    Click here for a listing of staff emails.

  7. Planning for the Future of Your Farm Program Planned

    Jan. 21, 2020

    A two-evening Planning for the Future of Your Farm program will be held February 12 and 19 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. each evening. The program will be held at the Village of Tuscarawas Community Center on Cherry Street in Tuscarawas.

    David Marrison, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Coshocton County, will discuss developing the next generation of managers, family communications, providing income for multiple generations, keeping your farm competitive, and preparing for the unexpected. These topics will be discussed the evening of February 12.

  8. Extension Hosting 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference

    Jan. 13, 2020

    Ohio State University (OSU) Extension will host the 7th annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference. The conference is planned for Thursday, March 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive SE in Massillon.

  9. Kendle Receives Excellence in Extension Award

    Dec. 27, 2019

    The Ohio State University Tuscarawas Extension office is pleased to announce Christine (Chris) Kendle was the recipient of the Marilyn R. Spiegel Excellence in Family and Consumer Science Extension Award at the Ohio State University Extension Annual Conference on December 18, 2019.

  10. Precision University: Combatting Compaction

    Dec. 13, 2019

    The fall of 2018 and spring of 2019 created some less than ideal conditions for field work leaving many farmers concerned with field compaction. This concern is justified as compaction can significantly reduce yields. Compaction has been a concern for many years as equipment size grows, increasing axle weight.