Join the “Calm Down for the Holidays” Wellness Challenge Now

Sign up for the Ohio State University Extension, Live Healthy Live Well 6 week Email Wellness Challenge. November 19, 2018 – January 2, 2019

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

The goal of this six-week challenge is for you to reduce stress, and simplify your life by practicing wellness habits. During this challenge, you will gain ideas to help you:

  • Find Your Quiet Place
  • Simplify Holiday Routine
  • Practice Mindful Eating
  • Improve Sleep Habits
  • Prioritize your Holiday
  • Move More
  • Reduce Stress
  • Practice Gratitude
  • Explore Wellness/Self Care
  • Practice Mindfulness
  • Explore Setbacks and Refocus

What does it cost? Nothing – it is free!

Who can participate? Any adult with an email account.

How do I sign up? Click Here and register.


Clermont County Hazard Plan Update

Image result for public welcomeClermont County is in the process of updating its All-Hazard Mitigation Plan and the public is invited to participate. A meeting will be held from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at the Clermont County Engineer’s Office, 2381 Clermont Center Drive, Batavia.

For more details on the public event click here.

Details regarding the County All – Hazard Mitigation Plan.


Save the Date – Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification

March 14, 2019

12:30pm  Fertilizer Recertification – Private and Commercial

1:30pm    Pesticide Recertification (Core, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) Private Applicators only!

1000 Locust Street, Owensville, OH – Clermont County Fairgrounds 4-H Hall

Registration details will come in the mail via ODA. Registration for OSU Extension Pesticide and Fertilizer and your renewal application for ODA Pesticide/Fertilizer. BOTH must be completed.


If you need Pesticide and Fertilizer testing it occurs the 3rd Tuesday of each month (July is 2nd Tuesday) beginning at noon in the 4-H Hall. Register at ODA.

You’re the key…

We’re excited to come together next week to celebrate our accomplishments and those who make it all possible!  Don’t forget to be key in helping others.  We’re collecting donations from the four H’s to support under-served youth in our community.



Save the Date – 2019 Tri-State Green Industry Conference


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Sharonville Convention Center

11355 Chester Rd

Cincinnati, OH  45246


Don’t miss out on:

  • Cutting edge horticultural training sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Vendor/Trade Show
  • Pesticide Re-certification (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky) & Professional credit opportunities
  • Keynote:  “The State of Trees,” Dr. Dan Herms, Vice President of Research & Development, The Davey Tree Expert Company

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available!

Your business can reach “the best of” the Tri-state’s green industry:  three straight years of record-breaking attendance! 

Click this hotlink to learn more:        


The Tri-State Green Industry Conference is a collaborative educational effort between:

Ohio State University Extension

University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension

Purdue Extension

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Boone County Arboretum

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum.

Questions? Call Julie Crook (513) 946-8998, or e-mail at:

CALM Down for the Holidays Challenge

For many, the holiday season is a busy, stressful time of the year, and it’s common for our health goals to take a backseat to the celebrations and obligations of the season. Do you want some tips and ideas to relax and enjoy the holidays in a healthier way this year? Join the Count CALM Down for the Holidays email wellness challenge for healthy living tips and encouragement to help you make the most of this holiday season.

Click here for informational flyer

To signup click here

2018 calm down challenge flyer


There’s STILL Time to Donate!

We’re in the final few days of the Clermont County 4-H peanut butter and jelly drive to support Empower Youth.  We’re less than 150 jars away from reaching our goal of 700…please keep the donations coming!

We will continue collecting through Wednesday, October 31, at 4:00pm.

Help us spread the love! PB&J Flyer