Past Events

  1. Aug. 22, 2019 6:00pm

    Visit to view flyers and information for upcoming pasture walks. 

  2. Aug. 21, 2019 4:30pm to 6:30pm

  3. Aug. 12, 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm

  4. Aug. 07, 2019 4:30pm to 6:30pm

  5. 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  

  6. Jul. 25, 2019 6:00pm

    Visit to view flyers and information for upcoming pasture walks. 

  7. Jul. 24, 2019 4:30pm to 6:30pm

  8. 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 to get BQA certified online. Online training consists of series of lessons and quizzes to become certified. Training will take ~2 hours.

  9. 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.

  10. 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 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 Contact the Jefferson County Extension office with questions. This testing session includes exams for both private and commercial applicators.