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Celebrating 100 Years of Extension!
How you can celebrate with us:
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Ohio State University Extension of Stark County will host an outreach booth with activities for all! Stop by and learn about our services to the residents of Stark County and participate in our hands-on educational activities for families, adults and youth! FREE activities include "plant a seed" for a start to your home food garden; nutrition education games; 4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) 100 Year Water Tension Race and lots of FREE resources! Spread the word!
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OARDC 2014 Field Days - Workshops - Events!
These may require registration and payment.
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Food Safety Hotline...1-(800) 752-2751
The Ohio State University Food Safety Hotline provides reliable, accurate information on the safe handling of food. The hotline is available Monday through Friday 9 am - 5 pm by calling 1-800-752-2751 (toll-free in Ohio). After hours, consumers can leave a message and phone number to get a response.
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County News
Support Stark County 4-H in your community with a visit to your Canton, Massillon or Alliance Tractor Supply (Del’s) store April 23 through May 4. Purchase a Paper Clover for $1 at the register and proceeds will go to your Stark County 4-H program
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What is 4-H?
4-H is a non-formal, educational, youth development program that is offered to kids age 5 and in Kindergarten to 19, regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, or handicap. Nearly 300,000 Ohio youth are enrolled in 4-H youth development programs and activities in 2001. The 4-H program utilizes four primary delivery methods to educate youth. These methods include community clubs and school enrichment, special emphasis, and camping programs.
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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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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.

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