Dec 14, 2016
The 2016 OSU Extension Annual Conference was held December 6-7 at the Ohio Union on the Columbus campus of The Ohio State University.
Dec 9, 2016
The next EPN Breakfast (Environmental Professionals Network) will be held January 11 from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.
Aug 11, 2016
OSU Extension has collaborated with OSU Ag Econ to provide communities with resources to help better understand how oil and gas development affects the social, economic, and environmental fabrics of a community.
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.
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.
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.”
Oct 5, 2015
A workshop that will feature Ohio's largest solar farm and other ways to go renewable will be held on Wednesday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Vaughn Industries in Carey, Ohio. Speakers will include renewable energy experts from The Ohio State University and the industry.
Topics include: Solar energy / Funding possibilities / Growing grasses to make biofuels / Producing bioenergy through anaerobic digestion of manure and plant matter
Tour sites include: Vaughn Industries and PSEG Solar
Sep 24, 2015
Communities and individuals across Ohio are impacted directly by the Energy boom – through shale horizontal drilling, related business growth, and by pipelines crisscrossing all parts of the state. Energy companies are approaching landowners to lease their land; and community leaders are experiencing an influx of workers and their families, impacting roads, social services, housing and schools.
Jun 22, 2015
The 2015 National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) Annual Conference held May 17-20 in Little Rock, Arkansas was full of success stories for OSU Extension!
Apr 27, 2015
Seventy-five percent of Ohio’s Lake Erie marina businesses find the Ohio Lake Erie shoreline to be an excellent or good place to do business, according to survey results released in April 2015 by the Ohio’s Lake Erie Marina Industry Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) Task Force, sponsored by the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management and the Ohio Sea Grant College Program.