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Toledo Local Government Leadership Academy graduates 15th Class!
The quality and long-term sustainability of any community depends on the caliber of its local leadership.
Retail Market Analysis
The effects that a healthy retail sector can have on a community are immeasurable.
Collaboration critical to success of water quality project
This project integrates the tremendous depth of interdisciplinary focus and collaboration offered within the Land Grant system.
Discover the Benefits of the Ohio Tourism Toolbox
Tourism is an important and growing industry in Ohio.
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Community Development


  1. 2015 CD Highlights

    Feb 10, 2016

    Extension's Community Development programs aim to engage people in strengthening their organizations, communities and ultimately social, economic, civic and environmental conditions to improve the quality of life in Ohio. A sampling of these efforts is captured in the recently published 2015 Highlights.

  2. 2015 CD Awards Announced

    Dec 23, 2015

    The 2015 OSU Extension Annual Conference was held December 8-9 at the Ohio Union on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.

  3. Collaboration critical to success of water quality project

    Dec 15, 2015

    During OSU Extension’s 2015 Annual Conference where educators, specialists, and program staff gathered across our four program areas, results of the Vice President’s Conversation on the Future of Extension were shared. Listed under Environment and Natural Resources was this: “responsible practices and a focus on sustainability related to water, air, energy development, soils, waste disposal, and agriculture.”