News

  1. Local Flavor is coming to a Community Garden near you!

    May. 16, 2018

    Want to learn more about growing vegetables, soils and plant production?  If so, mark your calendars to join OSU Extension staff and Master Gardener Volunteers at local community gardens this summer! 

    Programs will be held every Monday from May 28 to August 13 at 6 p.m.   Topics such as vegetable growing patterns, production details, and soil characteristics will be discussed.  This program is geared for participants of all ages, and is beneficial to the backyard gardener just wanting to learn some tips and tricks, or for someone wanting to start their own community garden.

  2. EFNEP's Robin Adams Is Honored At State Conference

    May. 14, 2018

    Robin Adams is honored at Ohio State EFNEP Conference on May 8, 2018. Robin led the state in nutrition behavior changes, graduates, and Cooking Matters grocery tours. Robin is personable and relates with all her students. One participant says, "She makes the her nutrition classes a blast."  Find out more about joining Robin's classes.  https://mahoning.osu.edu/program-areas/efnep/how-can-i-participate-efnep-program

  3. Good Natured Garden Partner Program Kick off

    Mar. 30, 2018

    Gardening weather is quickly approaching, and so is summer vacation.  It may seem like these two things have nothing in common with each other, but with the Good Natured Garden Partners (GNGP) program, they work hand in hand. 

  4. Live Healthy Live Well

    Mar. 21, 2018

    Join the "Live Healthy Live Well" email challenge! The challenge will start April 9 and run through May 21, all free of cost! 

    For more information, click HERE.
  5. Serv Safe Manager's Certification

    Feb. 04, 2018

    ServSafe® has become the industry standard in food-safety training and is accepted in almost all United States jurisdictions that require employee certification.
    The ServSafe® program provides accurate, up-to-date information for all levels of employees on handling of food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving.
    This course is designed to provide Food Service Managers with updated principles of safe food handling. The principles learned in this course
    can easily be applied and practiced by all food service workers.

  6. Mahoning County 4-H Endowment

    Jan. 30, 2018

    To learn more about the Endowment Dinner and Auction, click HERE

    Mark your calendars to join Mahoning County 4-H for a night of food, fun, and fellowship. The second annual 4-H Endowment Dinner and Auction will be held April 21 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., Boardman, OH.  A silent auction will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. and a live auction to follow. 

  7. Level II Food Safety Training On-line

    Jan. 25, 2018

    Don’t have the time to sit through a Level II Food Safety Training?

    Can’t find one near you? We have the answer!

    Certification Exam and On-line Training

    Meets Ohio Department of Health requirements for Level 2 Certification in Food Protection

    Click Here for Flyer or contact Beth Stefura, FCS Educator at stefura.2@osu.edu

  8. Level 1 Food Safety Training

    Dec. 20, 2017

    Level I Food Safety Training is a basic food safety education course for food service workers (such as servers, cooks, deli workers, dishwashers, daycare workers, cafeteria workers) who need basic safe food handling knowledge and skills.

    To learn more, click HERE

  9. 4-H Enrollment Time

    Dec. 20, 2017

    Mahoning County 4-H Enrollment is right around the corner. The enrollment deadline for the 2018 4-H program year is April 1st. If you would like to learn more about 4-H, please call the OSU Extension office or visit our Find a 4-H Club on our website here. 

    If you are reenrolling your 4-H family, you can find instructions on our website here

  10. For Sale: 2016-2017 Mahoning County Plat Book

    May. 08, 2017

    New Mahoning County Plat Books for Sale! 

    Calling all landowners, hunters, foresters, farmers, and anyone who needs to know the layout of Mahoning County!  The Mahoning County plat Book is now for sale at the Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 South Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406. 

    This handy resource consists of township maps, village maps and an overall road map of the county, along with an index of plat owners, which makes for easy reference.  These books are available for $25 + tax at the Mahoning County Extension Office.