Program Areas

  1. 4-H Youth

    Preparing Youth for Success

  2. Enhancing Agriculture and the Environment

    Ohio’s diverse agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries contribute more than $100 billion to the state’s economy every year. OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources (ANR) programs assist with technology, marketing and educational support – protecting Ohio’s position in the global marketplace.

  3. Advancing Employment and Income Opportunities

    OSU Extension is a leader in community development education and an unbiased partner as strategies are implemented to achieve community and organizational goals.

    Our community development professionals enhance the well-being of communities and neighborhoods via interactive and collaborative partnerships with local businesses and organizations, community leaders and local officials.

  4. Shoppers at a local farmers market.

    Better Lives, Stronger Communities

    OSU Extension family and consumer sciences (FCS) gives people the knowledge, skills and tools needed to make healthy, informed choices. We teach and promote safe food practices, better nutrition, better finances and better relationships – helping people acquire the knowledge and skills to make smart decisions in these areas.

  5. 4-H Calendar


  6. 2024 Cloverbud Day Camp – June 21

    More information to come

    2024 Marion County 4-H Camp – July 17-21

    This overnight camp is Wednesday, July 17 to Sunday, July 21 at 4-H Camp Ohio. 4-H members and non-members age 8 (and just finishing 3rd grade) to age 13 can attend.

  7. 2019 Cloverbud Information

    Cloverbud Day Camp Information



    This year the skillathons are on three different days. Remember the exhibitor must participate in at least one skillathon to receive their animal premiums. To be eligible for Outstanding Market Exhibitor, the 4-H or FFA member must complete that species’ skillathon. 

    There is no sign up before hand, registration starts at times listed below.