1. Office Closed 6/20/2022 for the Juneteenth Holiday

    Jun. 17, 2022

    The Jefferson County Extension office will be closed Monday, 6/20/2022, for the Juneteenth holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, 6/21.

  2. 2022 Online Skillathon Links

    Jun. 02, 2022

    Access the links for the 2022 Online Skillathon here!

    Beef, Dairy, Swine, Rabbit, Goat, Poultry, and Llama

    This online version is for those who are not participating in the Most Outstanding Exhibitor contest and are not interested in receiving the Most Outstanding Skillathon youth t-shirt.

  3. 2022 Ohio 4-H Week Window Decorating Contest

    Mar. 25, 2022

    Window Decorating Theme: 

    @OSU Extension Jefferson County 4-H

    March 6-12 was Ohio 4-H Week. In Jefferson County 4-H, a business window decorating contest is the way each club promotes the opportunities 4-H has to offer.  Overall, it's a way for the clubs to, be creative, have fun, and let's get the word out about this amazing program! All the clubs did a fantastic job! Thank you for your creativity and for promoting 4-H throughout Jefferson County!

  4. Office Closed 2/3/2022

    Feb. 03, 2022

    Due to inclement in weather, the Jefferson County office location will be closed. Staff will still be available by phone and email. Call 740-264-2212 with questions.

  5. Christina Haught Joins Jefferson County Extension

    Feb. 03, 2022

    We are excited to announce that Christina Haught has joined the Jefferson County Extension Team as Office Associate! She is a great

    person to get to know and will be working with many of you. We are super psyched to have her onboard...make sure to stop by and say hello!

  6. Office Closed for the Holidays Dec. 23-Dec. 31, 2021

    Dec. 22, 2021

    In accordance with the University's planned holiday closure, the Jefferson County Office of Ohio State University Extension will be closing Thursday, December 23 and re-opening Monday, January 3. Have a great holiday, and we will see you back after the new year!

  7. Position Opening: Posting # R30415 SNAP-Ed Program Assistant, Jefferson County (with duties in Harrison County)

    Nov. 05, 2021

    Position Opening: SNAP-Ed Program Assistant, Jefferson County

    Summary of Duties:


    Aug. 11, 2021

    Jefferson County Extension staff will be setting up for the county fair today, August 11, 2021. Since all staff will be unavailable from 10AM to 4:30PM, the downtown office will be closed. We will return 12PM August 12 to accept walk-in visits.

    The office will also be closed during business hours August 16th-20th since staff will be out assisting with Jefferson County Fair activities.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

  9. No 4-H Rabbit Hopping on Monday, July 4th, 2021

    Jul. 02, 2021

    There will be no 4-H rabbit hopping events during the 4th of July holiday.

  10. Farm Pesticide Disposal Schedule Now Available

    Jul. 02, 2021

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Morrow, Portage and Butler counties on the following days and locations:

    August 12, 8AM – 3PM: Morrow County, Morrow County Fairgrounds,195 South Main Street, Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338


    August 17, 9AM – 3PM: Portage County, Deerfield Ag Services 9041 US-224, Deerfield, Ohio 44411