1. Ohio State University Extension Offices across Ohio Implement Teleworking for Staff until Further Notice

    Mar 19, 2020

    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio have implemented teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns.

  2. Caldwell, OH

    Updated Business Retention and Expansion Fact Sheets Now Available

    Sep 22, 2020

    Recently, members of the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) team revised three fact sheets. Click on the titles to view them on Ohioline:

  3. City of Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell and granddaughter

    Medina County CD Grows Presence during COVID-19

    Aug 10, 2020

    OSU Extension-Community Development in Medina County has responded to the Coronavirus quarantine by launching a new program connecting to a heretofore untapped population of youth and their families through non–traditional STEM programming. Kyle White, Medina County's community development Extension educator says, “The county CD goal is to meet the needs of the community beginning with understanding those needs and then developing resources to meet them. The need we identified was to provide engaging activities for youth who have lost interest in extensive 'screen time' brought on by the pa

  4. Distributing PPE in Fayette County

    PPE Kits Distributed to Small Businesses in Fayette County

    Aug 4, 2020

    During the week of July 20th, Godwin Apaliyah, PhD, OSU Extension educator for community development in Fayette County, distributed personal protective equipment (PPE) safety toolkits to local small businesses. The toolkits were donated by JobsOhio and distributed by the Dayton Development Coalition (DDC), a regional economic development group, via county economic development offices. Ohio State University Extension-Community Development was privileged to be part of this project, distributing a total of 30 PPE kits to small businesses in Fayette County.

  5. Gwynn Stewart

    Noble County CD Shares Strategies for Rural Businesses amid COVID-19

    Jun 17, 2020

    Gwynn Stewart, educator, community development (CD), OSU Extension-Noble County, was recently featured in a Together As Buckeyes article for her work helping businesses in Noble County navigate the treacherous waters of COVID-19. Read the complete article here.

  6. Shale & Solar

    Leasing Your Land for Shale & Solar - Webinar Series June 23-25

    Jun 5, 2020

    LEASING YOUR LAND for Shale & Solar 3-Part Webinar Series

    Join OSU Extension professionals as they present this Energize Ohio webinar series:

    June 23 - 2 to 3:30 p.m.
    Surface Rights: Utility-Scale Solar Construction and Leases for Land Use

    June 24 - 2 to 3:30 p.m.
    Surface Rights: Negotiating Leases for Oil & Natural Gas Development

  7. Renewable Energy Presentation Recordings now Available

    Jun 1, 2020

    Two renewable energy presentation recordings, presented by the OSU Extension Energy Outreach Program (EOP), are now available to view:

  8. BRE Intelligence in the Era of COVID: What are we learning and how will it change economic development

    May 29, 2020

    Since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic, economic developers around the country have been reaching out to their employers --- large and small --- to understand the impact of the virus. Many professionals believe that the unprecedented scope of the pandemic will result in long-lasting changes to their economies and to the economic development profession.

  9. Ohio's 2020 NACDEP Awards and Presentations

    May 8, 2020

    The National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) will hold its annual conference virtually this year on June 1 and 2.

    Many Ohio NACDEP members will be recognized for national and regional awards. Three members will present sessions, and two have submitted posters. Congratulations to all - Ohio will be well represented!

  10. What is OSU Extension?

    What is OSU Extension?

    May 6, 2020

    Our new What is OSU Extension? video is now posted
    on the Extension YouTube channel!