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  1. Coshocton County Special Interest and Family and Consumer Science Project Evaluation Sign Ups

    May. 20, 2022

    Coshocton County Special Interest and Family and Consumer Science Project Evaluation Sign Ups

     - You will need to sign up for each individual project separately (complete a survey for each project) 

      - Project Evaluation will be on July 12 at the Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, 23891 Airport Road, Coshocton. 

     - Woodworking Projects will be evaluated on July 12 at the Coshocton Fairgrounds in the Education Building. 

     Be sure to write down your project...

  2. Food Preservation In-Person and Virtual Classes

    May. 16, 2022

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by preserving fruits and vegetables at home.  Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences educators teach home canning, freezing, and other methods of research-based food preservation.

  3. Attention to any youth enrolling in a poultry project ONLY this year

    Apr. 06, 2022

    If you are enrolled in a poultry project ONLY or if you plan to enroll in a poultry project ONLY please be advised that you may want to enroll in an additional project. We are getting updates daily on Avian Influenza. At this time, NO decision has been made regarding bird exhibitions at county or state fair. It is hoped that enhanced biosecurity practices will prevent the spread of HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.) However, should HPAI spread, decisions will be made to safeguard Ohio's poultry industry. Please be aware that if the need arises and projects need to be dropped, there...

  4. JL’s made 14 tie blankets to donate to Job and Family Services Foster Care Program

    Nov. 18, 2021

    The Junior Leadership 4-H Club met on Monday, November 8th at the County Services Building. A business meeting was held to discuss donating to the Christmas Castle and the upcoming trip to Snow Trails. The remainder of the meeting the JL’s made 14 tie blankets to donate to Job and Family Services Foster Care Program. Along with the tie blankets the JL’s also included a tooth brush kit and an note of encouragement. The next Junior Leader meeting is planned in mid-December to shop for the Christmas Castle

  5. Dining with Diabetes Virtual Cooking Demonstrations

    Jul. 07, 2020

    Join Ohio State University Extension educator Emily Marrison virtually from her home kitchen each Tuesday evening in July at 7:00 PM. Learn a new diabetes friendly recipe and get some helpful tips for managing diabetes well.
    Recipes include:
    July 7 – Dining with Diabetes “Zucchini, Carrots, and Basil

  6. USDA Summer Food Service Program

    Jun. 18, 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. In an effort to maintain social distancing, USDA has made temporary changes that allow parents or guardians to pick up meals and take them home for their children...

  7. Common Mullein- Mother Nature's Answer to our Toilet Paper Shortage?

    Apr. 10, 2020

    When the news broke that we would need to retreat to our homes due to Coronavirus-19, the run on milk, eggs, bread and toilet paper began at our local grocery stores.  I have been especially fascinated by the hoarding of toilet paper.  Every time I have been out to get food and supplies, the toilet paper shelves have been completely bare. 

    As my wife Emily and I were out taking a Sunday evening walk, I noticed along the ditches some green, soft-looking plants which appeared to be the lambs-ear plant, with which many of us are familiar.  After closer inspection, the plant we were...

  8. COVID-19 and Food Safety

    Apr. 01, 2020

    If you have questions about food safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some reliable resources:

    Ohio State University Extension:

       Food safety expert shares how to protect yourself - Sanja Ilic, OSU Extension Food Safety State Specialist - March 30, 2020

  9. COVID-19 - Financial Resources and Assistance

    Mar. 20, 2020

    Do you have a financial question? Our county-based Family and Consumer Sciences Extension financial educators are offering FREE financial education to assist families in improving both present and future economic well-being. Participants may submit anonymous questions, and a professional will respond via email within 72 hours!

    To submit a question, visit


  10. Agricultural and Natural Resource Mailing List

    Oct. 24, 2018

    The Coshocton County Extension office invites Coshocton County Residents to sign up for our Coshocton County Extension Agricultural & Natural Resources Mailing List.  Folks who are on the list will receive updates on Educational Workshops which will be held and will receive the Coshocton County Ag newsletter.

    When signing up for the mailing list, you can choose which program areas you wish to be notified about.  The programs could include workshops in Agronomic Crop Production, Commercial Horticulture, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Fertilizer & Pesticide Certification and...