1. Paulding County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Aug. 25, 2020

    Paulding, OH – The Paulding County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, with limited hours by appointment only.

  2. ODA Asks Ohioans to Send in Unsolicited Seeds

    Aug. 04, 2020

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been notified that several Ohio residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China or other Asian countries. The types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown. The packages were sent by mail and may have Chinese writing on them. Unsolicited packages of seeds have been received by people in several other states across the United States over the last several days.

  3. Final Deadline approaching for Paulding County Master Gardener Volunteers College Scholarship

    Jun. 06, 2020

    June 6, 2020:  The Paulding County Master Gardeners provide education and information about horticulture to the citizens of Paulding County.  In 2020, they will be offering their 5th annual college scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded to provide access to educational opportunities for Paulding County residents.  The scholarship was developed from money from their annual plant sale.  The Master Gardeners want anyone pursuing a degree in horticulture to have the opportunity to further their education.

  4. The 2020 Ohio State Fair Has Been Canceled

    Jun. 06, 2020

    On May 21, 2020 the Ohio Expositions Commission announced that it will cancel the 2020 Ohio State Fair, originally scheduled for July 29 – August 9 in Columbus. Members of the Commission expressed concern for public health, as well as the financial feasibility of hosting a socially distant fair that would adhere to social distancing protocols and its impact on the long-term viability of the Ohio State Fair.

  5. Celebrate National Ag Day March 24 — Thanks to our Farmers …. Food brings everyone to the Table

    Mar. 24, 2020

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  6. Paulding County Extension Office will be Teleworking - We are still here to help you.

    Mar. 18, 2020

    March 18, 2020


    LOCAL CONTACT: Paulding County Extension, 419-399-8225

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

  7. Check out the Agriculture and 4-H online Newsletter/Blog

    May. 07, 2019

    Check out our digitals newsletters for the 4-H and Agriculture/Natural Resources programs in Paulding County.  You have the option to subscribe so new weekly articles are email to you.  

  8. Level 2 Serv Safe Training

    Jan. 08, 2017

    Don’t have the time to sit through a Level 2 Food Safety Training?  Can’t find one near you?  We have the answer! Ohio State University Extension, Paulding County has partnered with TAP (Training Achievement Program) Series to offer an on-line version of the Level 2 Food Safety training which meets all Ohio Department of Health requirements.

    You can complete the online course at your own speed and at a time that works for you. Once training is completed, you will take a proctored certification exam at the OSU Extension office in Paulding.

  9. Amazon Smile

    Nov. 24, 2015

    The Paulding 4-H Advisory Committee has opened an Amazon SMILE account.  What this means is that if you normally shop at you need to use  You will then do a search for Paulding 4-H and choose the Paulding 4-H Advisory Council.  By doing this, you will be giving back to Paulding County 4-H.  We will get .5% of eligible purchase prices donated back to us.  There is no cost for you to use this and 4-H benefits from your purchase.