Ohio State University Extension Is...
- An education-driven organization that enhances human capital and promotes lifelong learning in the state.
- A dissememinator of the latest research and technologies to increase productivity and expand the state's economic base.
- A statewide network - with a presence in every county - that links communities, business and the general population to intensive research and devlopment resources of Ohio State.
Practical. Our programs address your needs with practical solutions to current issues.
Personal. Our staff and volunteers conect with you through one-on-one sessions, meetings, demonstrations, and informal instruction
Unbiased. Our programs are objective and research-baed; non-political; and holistic in addressing problems and solutions.
Flexible. Extension staff adjust programs and subject matter to meet emerging needs and unexpected changes at the local level.
Community Based. Our huge volunteer base multiplies the impact for our Extension professional staff in your own neighborhood.
Outreaching. We take the resources, teaching, and research of The Ohio State University and make them available to you, your family and your neighbors.
Collaborative. We collaborate within Ohio State and with other universities, government agencies at all levels and other organizations to provide the best service to you.
Cooperative. Federal, state and local governments believe in our mission and share in our financial support and programming direction.
Diversified. Our proactive programming reaches across personal backgrounds, disciplines, specializations, geographical boundaries, institutions and states.
Economically Minded. Our programs are economic engines for Ohio. We enhance economic development, community awareness and workforce skills.