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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



  1. Nursery and Greenhouse Research Workshop

    Dec. 07, 2022

    The USDA-ARS Application Technology Research Unit is located inWooster. The team has recently expanded to 10 research scientists who have wide ranging expertise. Come and learn about these world-class scientists and the research they are conducting. Hear about the latest techniques and concepts in insect, disease and weed management, precision spray application, abiotic stress management in controlled environments, and more.

  2. Family Traditions are the things that bond families and promote positive well-being and healthy development

    Oct. 27, 2022

    Click here to see how family traditions can have great benefits to family wellness throughout a lifetime.

  3. Welcome to Ann Chanon, our new Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator

    Sep. 06, 2022

    Lake County is pleased to welcome Ann Chanon to our office staff. Ann is a native of Northeastern Ohio. She developed her love for woody plants and flowers at an early age. She turned her passion into a profession by earning a B.S. in Horticulture from The Ohio State University, M.S. in Horticultural Science from Texas A&M University, and Ph.D.

  4. Master Gardener Volunteer Community Garden

    Sep. 20, 2021

    Are you interested in vegetable gardening? Are you interested in joining a Community Garden in Painesville?
    OSU Extension Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers, the City of Painesville, and Painesville City Local Schools are collaborating to start a community garden.
    Please call the Lake County Master Gardeners HELPline at 440-853-2634 and leave a message to find out how you can become involved!

  5. Lake County 4-H Camp Registration is Open!

    May. 04, 2021

    Junior campers at Camp Whitewood stay very busy at camp, enjoying campfires, singing, crafts, hiking, swimming, shooting sports, boating, games and much more. Each week-long Jr. Camp session is hosted by county OSU Extension Educators, giving each week a new twist. Campers do not need to be in 4-H or live in a certain county to attend any of our junior camps. Be a part of our camping and we're confident you'll have a blast! 

  6. Peacefully Parenting

    Apr. 29, 2021

    A three part parenting class for parents of children ages birth to 17 will be held virtually on Tuesdays (May 25, June 1, and June 8) from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Learn strategies for everyday parenting dilemmas and difficulties. Click here for the flyer and registration details.

  7. 2021 Pesticide Applicator Training announced

    Jan. 07, 2021

    Click here for the private applicator online training informational letter for 2021. Please note the deadline for recertification has been extended to June 30, 2021. If you want an e-mail with the links for the Qualtics registration or the Online training format, e-mail Tom deHaas in Lake County.

  8. OSU Extension, Lake County has Relocated

    Sep. 22, 2020

    The Ohio State University Extension office has officially transitioned to our new office space at 105 Main Street, Suite B402, Painesville, Ohio 44077. Entry is only available through the main front doors of the new Administration Building where you will be checked in by the Sheriff's Deputy and given directions to our office. Masks are required.

    Our temporary office hours remain Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 4:30.

    Ohio State will continue to evaluate and update plans based on evolving conditions with COVID-19.

  9. Monthly Parent Cafe'

    Sep. 22, 2020

    The Parent Café’ programs helps parents build resiliency, receive support, continue social connections and learn the foundations of strong families.

    Current information can be viewed here.

    Build Family Resiliency on March 4th, 11th and 18th from 12:30-1:30

    Register at:      

    After registration you will receive a zoom link.

  10. What is OSU Extension?

    Jul. 09, 2020

    Are you interested in learning more about OSU Extension? Watch this short video and learn what we have to offer the public.