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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


State of OSU Extension (2023)

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At the OSU Extension Annual Conference in December 2022, during Director Jackie Wilkins' closing remarks, she shared a fantastic video highlighting a few of our colleagues. Check out these highlights:



OSU Extension Program Area Highlights

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources empowers Ohio’s agriculture and natural resources communities, provides outreach and education based on unbiased research, and cultivates relationships to strengthen the economic viability and quality of life for Ohioans.
  • Community Development helps communities enhance their well-being and create social, economic and environmental conditions in which they can thrive. Learn more in this What is Community Development? video.
  • Family and Consumer Sciences delivers the highest quality, research-based educational programs focused on building Healthy People, Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships. We help people keep healthy through good nutrition and food safety, use their money wisely, and balance the demands of life and work.
  • 4-H Youth Development is committed to helping young people develop skills that will help them succeed. We want to empower all youth to reach their full potential. Learn more in the Ohio 4-H Youth Development 2022 Impact Report. Check out what it means to Join 4-H in this video.

OSU Extension also participated in John Noltner's "A Peace of My Mind" project during the annual conference. Check out our video, and learn more about John's project at