1. Greenhouse Management Workshop

    Jan. 03, 2019

    Greenhouse Management Workshop Root Zone Optimization January 17 & 18, 2019 OARDC/OSU, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio

    Learn about how to optimize root zone dynamics, from nutrients to water chemistry, for improved greenhouse production. Both hydroponics and substrate-based culture systems will be addressed by experts from academia and industry. On-Site attendance and webinar registration are available. Early bird discount is available through 1/4/2019. 

  2. 2019 Agriculture Outlook and Policy Meeting

    Jan. 03, 2019

    Commodity prices, the new farm bill, U.S. trade policy, the dairy economy, crop production economics, and the new tax laws.  Each of these topics has implications for the farm economy and quite possibly for on-farm management decisions in 2019.  Get the latest information about these and other timely topics at the 2019 Ag Outlook and Policy Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 30 at Fisher Auditorium on the OARDC campus in Wooster.

  3. Tractor Safety Certification Course

    Dec. 17, 2018



    Orientation Meeting – Saturday, February 2, 9:00-11:00 am

    Classroom Sessions 1-6 Saturdays, February 9 – March 16

    Promptly start at 8:15 am and end at 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm on 3/16

    Tractor Skills & Driving Test – To be announced


  4. OSU Poinsettia Trial Open House

    Dec. 03, 2018

    You are cordially invited to see the new poinsettia cultivars! Come view and evaluate new cultivars & network with other growers.

    This is a free program

    1 hour pesticide recertification credit private category 5 , will be offered 3p-4p
    There is a $5 fee for the credit.


  5. Small Food Processors Workshop: Food Safety Document Development

    Nov. 19, 2018

    There is required documentation you will need to complete to be compliant with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This includes documentation of your size exemption as a “qualified facility” and various food safety programs.

    Participants are encouraged to bring their existing documentation, if they have it, for review by instructors. Attendees should leave with completed or nearly completed food safety documentation for size exemptions, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Preventive Control Food Safety Plans as relevant.

  6. 2019 Ohio Hop Conference

    Nov. 15, 2018

    ATTENDEE REGISTRATION is open for the 2019 Ohio Hops Conference and Trade Show

    Come be a part of this year’s Ohio Hop Conference at its new location in central Ohio!

    On January 9th and 10th 2019 we will hold the Ohio Hop Conference in Columbus, Ohio. This will be held in conjunction with the Ohio Craft Brewers Association (OCBA) at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.

  7. 2019 4-H Camp Gift Certificates Now Available!

    Nov. 14, 2018

    Not sure what to get your loved one for the holidays? 2019 Medina County 4-H Camp Gift Certificates are now available at the Extension Office! They are good for Kelleys Island or Cloverbud Day Camp and make great stocking stuffers too!  Available for purchase through January!


  8. Gardening At Your Doorstep

    Oct. 22, 2018

    Join us for the Master Gardener's ANNUAL SPRING WORKSHOP!  

    Great Education, Engaging Speakers, Lunch and Door Prizes!

  9. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease 2 Confirmed in Medina County

    Oct. 01, 2018

    Attention Rabbit Owners:

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first case of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHD2) in the U.S. in Medina County, Ohio on September 19, 2018.  Authorities are investigating domestic and wild populations in the area.  

    Whether or not your area is impacted, rabbit owners can benefit from implementing biosecurity measures on farm and at home to prevent inadvertent transmission of any illness that could impact the well-being of pets and livestock.


  10. Save the Date! Ohio Hop Conference 2019!

    Sep. 25, 2018