1. Do you have a financial question? Ohio State Extension can help.

    Apr. 07, 2020

    Darke County, OHIO - If you have a financial question, you’re not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.

  2. COVID-19 Hub Now Available

    Apr. 07, 2020

    Darke County, OHIO - There’s a lot of information out there about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and it can be overwhelming to find science-based information to answer your questions. The Knowledge Exchange, in partnership with Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and CFAES researchers, created the COVID-19 Hub to share the world-class research and knowledge from The Ohio State University directly with Ohioans.

  3. Sign up for the Live Healthy Live Well Email Challenge

    Apr. 01, 2020

    Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge It’s All About Time Challenge Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2020  

    Two weekly e-mails will be sent directly to you from your local OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Professional.

    Messages are All About Time:

  4. COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults – CDC and Prevention

    Mar. 31, 2020

    By: Dr. Roseanne Scammahorn, OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Educator

  5. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will implement teleworking options for staff amid current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak concerns

    Mar. 19, 2020

    Columbus, OHIO – Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency for the state of Ohio, and along with the Ohio Department of Health, has implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To do our part in reducing risk to Ohio State University Extension employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

  6. Ohio Department of Health call center is ready to answer your questions about COVID-19

    Mar. 13, 2020

    From The Ohio Department of Health: Retrieved March 13, 2020, 13:00


    Ohio Department of Health call center is ready to answer your questions about COVID-19


    Staffed from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day

  7. Health Protocols for Darke County 4-H

    Mar. 12, 2020

    There are to be NO face-to-face 4-H Club or Committee meetings, activities, fundraisers, functions, etc. through May 15, 2020.

    Clarification:  Clubs may not meet face-to-face but may meet virtually (i.e. Google Hangout, Facetime, etc.).

    Events scheduled between now and May 15 must be postponed and rescheduled.

    Dear 4-H Families, Volunteers and Supporters:


    Feb. 17, 2020

    The Mindful Wellness program is designed to equip adults with practice and skills to strengthen the mind and body connection and promote holistic health and wellness across the life span.

    Join us for Lesson Two – Mindful Foundations to gain a deeper understanding of the mind-body connection.

    Location: The Brick Room at the Brethren Retirement Community, 750 Chestnut St, Greenville

    Cost: FREE

  9. Cooking Under Pressure

    Feb. 17, 2020

    Have you heard the hype about the instant pot, the new trend in cooking?  Are you interested in learning more about how to use your instant pot?  Are you curious about how they work and if they are worth purchasing?  This class is for you.

    Dr. Roseanne Scammahorn, FCS Educator for Ohio State University Extension, Darke County, will be hosting an introduction to Electronic Programmable Pressure Cookers class on Tuesday, March 10 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM.   The class will be held at Arcanum Public Library, 101 West North St., Arcanum. 

  10. How to Save Money with STABLE Accounts.

    Feb. 17, 2020

    Join OSU Extension, Darke County, on Tuesday, February 25th at 1:00 PM at the Learning Center, 603 Wagner Ave., Greenville, to learn more about STABLE Accounts. Mr. Douglas Jackson, Deputy Director of STABLE Accounts will be here to share how individuals with disabilities can now save and invest without losing government benefits such as Medicaid, SSDI, or SSI. At the one-hour program, you will also learn what is a STABLE Account? How can this help me or my family member? What are the benefits of a STABLE Account?