1. Private Pesticide & Fertilizer Applicator Recertification 2021

    Jan. 25, 2021

    OSU Extension Stark County will offer private pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertification in 2021.  All courses at this time will be offered virtually beginning the week of February 22 and will be offered additionally the week of March 22 and April 22.  All private applicators will be receiving a letter in the mail detailing from our office with your options and the process in the next 2 weeks (based on mail delivery).  The phone number for the OSU Extension Stark County office was listed incorrectly in the contact list that you received with your license renewal mailing from...

  2. 2020 Local Impacts of EFNEP's Nutrition Education Program

    Nov. 08, 2020

    The Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) continues to make a difference in Stark County.  EFNEP is now 100% virtual offering the community free food and nutrition education in English and Spanish. Call Yvette Graham for more information (234) 348-6001  Check us out on social media.  Facebook EFNEPStark  Pinterest osuEFNEP

  3. Garden Stark Blog

    May. 19, 2020

    We are excited to announce the Garden Stark Blog. Heather Neikirk, Agriculture & Nature Resources Educator, created this blog to be use as a resource site for growing your own food. Check out the blog at

    If you have any questions, feel free to contact Heather at 234-348-6001 or 


  4. Summer Internships Available

    Mar. 22, 2022

    ****OSU Extension Stark County Seeking Student Interns****

  5. Summer Internships Available

    May. 17, 2021

    ****OSU Extension Seeking Student Interns****

    Up to six student interns will be hired to support educational programming and community engagement. The interns will work directly with Extension professionals and staff in Columbiana, Stark, and Mahoning Counties to address community-based issues. The interns will assist with educational materials,  conducting community-based programs, and participate in professional and public meetings. Students will work up to 38 hours per week.


  6. Ohio 4-H Clubs

    Jan. 15, 2021

    Check Out the latest video about Ohio 4-H Clubs.

  7. Ohio 4-H Clubs

    Jan. 15, 2021
  8. USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

    Jun. 22, 2020

    The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to fill the gap when children lose access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community organizations.

  9. OSU Extension In the City

    Apr. 30, 2020

    Connecting The Ohio State University to Ohioans. OSU Extension is far reaching in the urban community.  With 11.7 million residents, Ohio is the seventh most populous state in the nation. More than 50% of Ohio residents live in 10 of the 88 counties. Ohio State University has a presence in all Ohio communitities and continues to advance engagment with rural, suburban and urban Ohioans. Check out the 2019 City Highlights Report.


  10. Economic Challenges Families Face: Free Financial Education

    Apr. 08, 2020

    Do you have a financial question? You’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.