Feb. 15, 2023
OSU Extension invites crop producers, CCAs, and agribusinesses to attend a regional 2023 Ohio Weed University on Wednesday, March 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This is one of six regional meetings held across the state in the first week of March. The Mercer County Extension event will be held at the County Central Service Building, 200 West Livingston Street, Celina, Ohio.
Jan. 09, 2023
Now is the time to enroll in Mercer County 4-H! Enrollment deadline for new and returning families is March 1, 2023. For more infomation on how to join 4-H click here. Returning families click here for more details on how to enroll.
Sep. 19, 2022
The Mercer County OSU Extension, in collaboration with the Soil and Water Conservation District, are providing free Fall Cover Crop Seed to vegetable gardeners in the county. Any Mercer County resident can receive up to 4 pounds of a cover crop seed mix for their vegetable garden. Residents should know their garden size and can come to the OSU Extension office, at the Central Service Building, Monday to Friday from 8AM to 4:30PM. It is recommended to plant the cover crop seed as soon as vegetable gardens are cleaned up and put to rest for the season.
Sep. 08, 2022
Calling all current Kindergarten – 3rd grade Mercer County 4-H Members! Join 4-H Educator, Beth Guggenbiller and 4-H Camp Counselors, for some fall fun including games, activities, crafts and a snack to enjoy! Attend one event or join us for all four!
October 18 - 6:00-7:30 PM
October 26 - 4:00-5:30 PM
November 8 - 6:00-7:30 PM
November 16 - 4:00-5:30 PM
Click here for more details and registration information.
Mar. 31, 2022
HIGHLY PATHOGENIC AVIAN INFLUENZA DETECTED IN BACKYARD FLOCK IN FRANKLIN COUNTY
Mar. 15, 2022
Join us for a monthly series of Lawn & Garden Talks!
Click here for the 2022 Flyer
Each month is a different topic. It isn't necessary to attend all of the sessions, feel free to pick and choose which ones interest you. We ask you to pre-register only so that we can have plenty of handouts available.
Oct. 28, 2021
Third Wednesday of the month; November - March
Oct. 27, 2021
Testing dates for Pesticide Applicator Licenses in Mercer County have been set.
See full flyer HERE
Oct. 27, 2021
This class is to prepare individuals for Core and Category 1 Private Applicator Exams
Full flyer HERE
May. 17, 2021
Monthly Garden Talks from April through September. Covering a wide variety of lawn and garden topics.
Click the link below to see the full 2021 flyer. Recordings of past sessions listed below!
2021 Lawn & Garden Talk Series