1. Susan Colbert (2018 award winner)

    Excellence in Community Development Extension Award Now Open for Nominations

    Sep 16, 2019

    The Raymond A. Schindler Excellence in Community Development Extension Award recognizes a CD Extension professional for significant programmatic strengths, major contributions, and innovative approaches achieved over the course of their Extension career with a $1500 cash award.

  2. Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing

    Farmland Owner's Guide to Solar Leasing Now Available

    Sep 16, 2019

    With large-scale solar energy development on the rise in Ohio, some of the state’s farmland owners are being sought out to lease their land for these projects.

    In the past two years, the Ohio Power Siting Board has approved six large-scale solar projects with generating capacities of 50 megawatts or more, and three more projects are pending approval. Typically, lease agreements between solar energy developers and landowners require a long-term legal commitment of 25 years or more.

  3. David Civittolo

    Civittolo named Interim Assistant Director for OSU Extension Community Development

    Sep 10, 2019

    Leadership announcement by Jacqueline Kirby Wilkins, Interim Director, OSU Extension, on September 4, 2019:

    I’m pleased to announce that David Civittolo has agreed to serve as interim assistant director for the Ohio State University Extension Community Development program in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. This full-time appointment is effective September 1, 2019, through August 31, 2020, or until a new assistant director is appointed. Details about the search process will be announced soon.