Events

  1. Jun. 04, 2019 6:00pm

    Conservation in Your Backyard (formerly Backyard Food Production) monthly workshops continue! Join us for sessions covering a range of topics, including honey production, gardening, and much more! These workshops are free to attend, but contact the Harrison SWCD at 740-942-8837 so we know how many to expect.

  2. Jun. 10, 2019 7:00pm

    Classes run every 2nd Monday of the month at 7pm January to October. Session #6 will be held at Bantam Ridge School in Wintersville, and sessions #7 and #8 (July 8th and August 12th) will be held at the Schiappa Branch Library in Steubenville. Cost for each session is $5/person, and pre-registration is required. Call the Jefferson County Extension office at 740-264-2212 or send an email to lyon.194@osu.edu to register for each session.

  3. Jun. 18, 2019 9:00am

    New applicators will need to complete an application, pay a $30 license fee, and register with the Ohio Department of Agriculture at go.osu.edu/pesticideexam. Applications and fees may be submitted after applicators pass the exam.


    Study materials may be purchased at your local OSU Extension office or found online at pested.osu.edu. Contact the Jefferson County Extension office with questions. This testing session includes exams for both private and commercial applicators.

  4. Jun. 26, 2019 4:30pm

    The Farmers’ Gateway Market will be open for business in June at Eastern Gateway Community College in Steubenville, which means that you can look for the Master Gardener Volunteer booth to get your questions about backyard fruit, vegetable, and flower production answered. The farmers market begins Wednesday, June 5th, and the Jefferson & Harrison Master Gardeners will be there every other week starting June 26th.

  5. Jun. 27, 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    With consumers concerned for animal welfare and sustainable production, Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is now required by food giants like Tyson Foods, who work with 25% of the US beef market share, and Wendy’s, currently the 2nd largest fast food hamburger chain in the US beginning in 2019 to meet public demand.


    ONLINE CERTIFICATION: visit www.bqa.org to get BQA certified online. Online training consists of series of lessons and quizzes to become certified. Training will take ~2 hours.

  6. Aug. 06, 2019 4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Join Jeff Copeland, owner of Summer Song Vineyard, Dr. Maria Smith, OSU Viticulture Outreach Specialist, and members of the OSU enology team for a vineyard tour and discussion of grape site selection, disease management, growing recommendations, and the best grapes for wine. Cost of the event is $10 per person and includes a light dinner. Pre-registration is required—register by July 30th by contacting OSU Extension, Jefferson County at 740-264-2212 or email lyon.194@osu.edu.

  7. Oct. 02, 2019 5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Click here for a program flyer. Visit our Master Gardener Volunteer page to view application process at https://jefferson.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/become-jeffersonharrison-master-gardener. 

  8. Oct. 03, 2019 5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Click here for a program flyer. Visit our Master Gardener Volunteer page to view application process at https://jefferson.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/become-jeffersonharrison-master-gardener. 

  9. Oct. 09, 2019 5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Click here for a program flyer. Visit our Master Gardener Volunteer page to view application process at https://jefferson.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/become-jeffersonharrison-master-gardener. 

  10. Oct. 10, 2019 5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Click here for a program flyer. Visit our Master Gardener Volunteer page to view application process at https://jefferson.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/become-jeffersonharrison-master-gardener. 

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