Mahoning County Staff

  • Janice Hanna, Extension Educator, County Director and 4-H Youth Development
  • Beth Stefura, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Eric Barrett, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Program Assistants
  • Robin Adams, Adult Program Assistant, Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
  • Jen Hixson, Adult Program Assistant, Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
  • Belinda Meyer, Program Assistant, Family Nutrition Program
  • Lori Moff, Program Assistant, Office Resources
  • Amberlyn Rhodes, Youth Program Assistant, Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
  • William Snyder, Program Assistant, Ag and Natural Resources


Did You Know?

The Mahoning County Extension office is a "branch office" of Ohio State University? The Ohio State University Extension is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, The Ohio State University, and Mahoning County Commissioners. Our Mahoning County Office is your front door to the Ohio State University.

We are the world's largest nonformal educational system. Our practical educational programs combine the needs of local citizens & communities, with new research and technical information. A few areas of focus are agriculture, 4-H youth development, environment and leadership. These programs are continuously being evaluated and updated to meet the changing needs and issues facing our community.

Overall, Extension's mission is to help improve and strengthen the lives of Ohioans and we want to start right here in Mahoning County. We have answers for communities and individuals. Our clients are Ohioans - rural, urban, all ages, sizes and races. Our clients are YOU.

Please feel free to contact us at any time.
To send us e-mail, just click on the staff member's name.
We look forward to hearing from you!


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Top Stories
Lunch & Learn
May 2, 2014 is the next Lunch and Learn sessions for area farmers and ag producers sponsored by the OSU Extension and Ohio Farm Bureau in Mahoning County.
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Level I Food Safety Training
Level I Food Safety Training is a basic education course for food service workers who need basic safe food handling knowledge and skills. Next Class to be held on June 23, 2014.
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County News
ServSafe® Classes Announced for 2014
ServeSafe® Food Safety Manager Training Certification - Level 2 - Classes Announced
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Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training
The Ohio State University Extension, Mahoning County announces a 2014 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training June 2014.
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State News
Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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Ohio State University Extension embraces human diversity and is committed to ensuring that all research and related educational programs are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. This statement is in accordance with United States Civil Rights Laws and the USDA.

Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Administration; Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Director, Ohio State University Extension; and Gist Chair in Extension Education and Leadership.

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing, please contact Ohio State University Extension using your preferred communication (e-mail, relay services, or video relay services). Phone 1-800-750-0750 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Inform the operator to dial 614-292-6181.