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. Join our Team!

    May. 26, 2023

    Join our Team!  We are hiring a full-time Program Assistant focusing on 4-H.  The successful candidate will be excited about youth and have a passion for working with volunteers; knowledgeable about teaching STEM and financial literacy; enjoys working with a diverse group of clientele; and is a team player!  Find out more and apply online here!

  2. Office Closure

    May. 17, 2023

    The OSU Extension Miami County office will be closed Friday May 19, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for training. Thank you for your understanding as we continue to train and grow to serve our community. 

  3. GroBucks Workshops

    May. 17, 2023

    OSU Extension Miami County is offering a series of workshops this
    summer to boost your confidence and ability to grow vegetables in
    your own backyard. Each session will cover a gardening topic with
    cooking demonstrations and tastings with unique recipes. The
    workshops are FREE and open to the public.

    MAY 15 Growing Greens
    JUNE 12 10 Easy Steps for a Successful Garden
    JULY 10 Growing Peppers
    AUGUST 21 Growing and Utilizing Herbs

    Visit or call 937-440-3945 for more

  4. Master Gardener Plant Sale

    May. 15, 2023

    The trees are blooming. The soil is warming. The grass is being cut. Spring is surely in the air! The Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers will hold their first plant sale on May 20 beginning at 10 a.m. At the sale you’ll find perennials, annuals, wildflowers, ornamental grasses, herbs, hostas, vegetables, native plants and more. The plant sale will be held at the Miami County Fairgrounds at 650 N County Road 25A in the Poultry Building.

  5. Miami County 2023 Jr. Chef Program SOLD OUT

    May. 01, 2023

    We are sold out of all 200 of our 2023 Jr Chef spots.

    We were already excited for this year but this response was more than we expected & we are so pumped!!

    We’ll see you in July, Chefs!

  6. Miami County Jr. Chef Registration now FULL

    May. 01, 2023

    All Sessions of Miami County Jr. Chefs are now FULL. 

    Registration for Miami County Jr. Chefs 2023 is now open.

    We encourage you not to wait to register. We anticipate that we will fill both weeks by the end of the day.

    Cost: $70.00


    This year the OSU Extension Office is excited to host two weeks of Jr. Chefs.

    The theme this year is: Cooking Across America

  7. Camp Registration closes May 5, 2023.

    Apr. 24, 2023

    Make sure to register befor the deadline, May 5, 2023.

    June 11-15, 2023 for Jr. 4-H Camp and June 16, 2023 for Cloverbud Day Camp!

    Click here for registration for Jr. Camp

    Click here for registration for Cloverbud Day Camp!

  8. Occasional Quantity Cooks Online Volunteer Training

    Apr. 17, 2023

    Ohio State University Extension provides training for Extension volunteers and employees who provide leadership to the preparation and/or service of food at sponsored events. Occasional Quantity Cooks training materials are designed to raise your awareness and increase your knowledge regarding food safety. 


    Mar. 21, 2023

    The Extension Office is excited to have two weeks of Jr. Chefs this summer. The theme for this year is "Cooking Across America".

    Perfect for ages 6-12! 

    Be on the lookout for signups on the Miami County Extension Facebook page and our website:

    Registration opens May 1st!

  10. Ohio 4-H Week

    Mar. 07, 2023

    Ohio 4-H Week is going on March 5-11.  Now is the perfect time to enroll! Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity! Enrollment ends March 31, 2023