Back to Normal Operating Hours!

Beginning June 1, 2021, the OSU Extension Office will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30pm (closed 12:30 to 1 pm for lunch). Thank you to everyone who supported the Extension Office during the past challenging months! We look forward to seeing you at the Hobart Center for County Government, 510 W. Water Street, Suite 250 (2nd floor) in Troy. See you soon!

  1. OSU Extension Offices closed Monday, July 5th

    Jul. 04, 2021

    All OSU Extension Offices will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the 4th of July holiday. We will re-open on Tuesday, July 6th at 8am. We wish everyone a safe 4th of July!

  2. Extension Office open by Phone on Friday, July 2nd!

    Jul. 01, 2021

    Please note: Miami County offices will observe the Juneteenth Federal Holiday on Friday, July 2nd. Therefore, all county buildings will be closed. The OSU Extension Office in the Hobart Center for County Government will be open from 8 am to 4:30 pm on this day. Please contact us by calling 937-440-3945. We will be here to serve you!

  3. Juneteenth Celebration

    Jun. 17, 2021

    Ohio State will commemorate Juneteenth as an official university holiday beginning tomorrow. The university will be observing Juneteenth on Friday, June 18. Therefore, the OSU Extension office will be closed. We share in honoring this historic day.

  4. Back to Normal Operating Hours!

    May. 28, 2021

    Beginning June 1, 2021, the OSU Extension Office will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30pm (closed 12:30 to 1 pm for lunch). Thank you to everyone who supported the Extension Office during the past challenging months! We look forward to seeing you at the Hobart Center for County Government, 510 W. Water Street, Suite 250 (2nd floor) in Troy. See you soon!

  5. OSU Extension hires Community Garden manager

    May. 11, 2021

    Michelle Perry recently joined the staff of Ohio State University Extension as a Program Assistant to manage a community garden.

    Michelle Perry is a graduate of Sidney High School and Indiana University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and certificate in journalism. She began her career at a daily Colorado newspaper. She later moved into nonprofit leadership and marketing positions. After many years in Colorado and Kentucky, Michelle is excited to be back at home near family.

  6. Spring Into STEM

    Apr. 13, 2021

    Spring Into STEM continues in April with a focus on Environmental Education. Each day beginning April 18, there will be a new blog post on the Ohio 4H STEM blog - https://u.osu.edu/ohio4hstem/ and lesson plan. The lesson plans are easy to use for 4-H Advisors, families, teachers – or you!  Also enjoy the daily social media post with a call to learn, do and act: https://www.facebook.com/ohio4h .

  7. Dining with Diabetes

    Apr. 13, 2021

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with prediabetes, diabetes and their family members or caregivers.  Or anyone else looking to make a healthy change in their diet!

    The series of four online classes will help you learn healthy techniques to manage diabetes and tips to use in your own kitchen.  The program includes a kit with ingredients and recipes to make diabetes friendly recipes at home.

  8. GROBucks

    Apr. 13, 2021

    Join us for our new monthly food series, GROBucks.  Extension staff will cover what you can start early, transplanting seedlings, specialized fertilizer for young plants, how to use soil temperature, and strategies for spring weed control. Then, we’ll show you how to utilize spring produce in some unique ways in cooking, demonstrate preparing foods, and share recipes for you to try at home.  For details, please visit: https://u.osu.edu/bennett.709/grobucks/ .

  9. Find Your Spark!

    Mar. 09, 2021

    There are more than 200 projects in the Ohio 4-H Family Guide.  You can find your spark in everything from archery to computers, genealogy to money management, pigs to weather.

    The Miami County 4-H Club enrollment deadline is March 26.  Enroll in 4-H TODAY!!!

  10. Ohio 4-H Equity Month

    Feb. 07, 2021

    February is Ohio 4-H Equity Month.  Throughout the month there will be virtual opportunities for youth and volunteers to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion topics. 

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