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Hamilton County Extenson has been operating without County Commissioner General fund dollars since 2008. While we continue to seek funding, one of our best sources of success has been YOU! Please consider donating to the OSU Extension, Hamilton County De ...
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OSU Day at the Zoo
All of the information presented at the zoo is here! Here are the links to the great information! Each link takes you to one of the activity lessons or to the main page. MyPlate Kids's Place 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series Healthy Eating on a Budg ...
USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning, 2009 Revision
Adobe Reader 10 (or a higher version) is needed for proper viewing and printing of the USDA canning guide files. You can download the free Adobe 9.2 Reader from http://get.adobe.com/reader/ We still recommend selecting 'print preview' before pr ...
2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Released The 2010 Dietary Guidelines are now available. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines are in the works! They will be posted as soon as they are released! The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans include 23 Key Reco ...
Strengthening Families over Dinner
To some it may seem old fashioned, or a thing of the past, but family meals are a proven way to help strengthen families. Years of research has found that the more children eat dinner with their families, the less likely they were to smoke, drink or use ...
Putting your Garden to Bed for the Winter
The 2015 garden year is about to begin. Many folks think of next year’s garden as beginning next spring but, it really should begin in the fall of the previous year for the most success next year. Here are a few ideas to get ready for next spring: Soil ...
Emotional Cues and Eating
Do you ever find yourself eating and realize that you don’t even feel hungry or don’t know why you started eating in the first place? If so, don’t feel guilty; you are not alone. Recent studies suggest that over 75% of overeating is caused by our emotio ...
Teen Driver Safety Education Program
Summer is officially over now that Labor Day holiday celebrations have concluded, the school kids are back in school, everyone is getting focused on the new iPhone 6 release and all the holidays coming up this fall. Also, more teens are on our roadways d ...
Are Stink Bugs Bugging Your Soybeans?
Now is the season to look out for stink bug damage. The Extension office has received several calls about possible stink bug damage both in home garden situations, as well in Butler County soybean fields. In Soybean fields, according to Andy Michel, Ram ...