Carmel Victor

Ohio State University Extension Office Visits the Muskingum County Commissioners

by Carmel Victor on January 11, 2016

OSUExtensionOfficeMembers from the Ohio State University Extension Office in Muskingum County stopped by the county commissioners office Monday.

OSU Extension wanted to introduce themselves to new commissioner Cindy Cameron and share with the commissioners what their plans are for the coming year.

“We wanted to come and meet our new county commissioner. And welcome her to the county and also let her know how much we appreciate the county commissioners and the support that they give OSU Extension. It’s always really important that we have a great working relationship with them. So we just wanted to come down and say hello. Right now we’re working on some of our new things for the year starting out with our new 4H volunteers. The application it do this Friday, January 15th. If your kids are interested in joining 4H this is a good time of year to contact our office. And we can start pairing you up with some clubs in your area to get your kids registered in time,” said 4H Extension Educator Michelle Fehr.

4H and OSU Extension offer several programs that can be of benefit to anyone in the community.

“This winter we always pesticides safety rectification programs. We’ll be doing that again this February. Those dates are posted on our website. We will also be running fertilizer certification programs as well. It’s a new program that’s run by ODA and OSU,” said Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator Clifton Martin.

For more information on their programs you can visit their www.extension.osu.edu.