1. 2020 Agricultural & Turf Soil Testing Price Increase

    Jan. 09, 2020

    Starting January 13, 2020 there will be a price increase on all soil testing.

    Basic Soil Testing will now be $17.00 (with postage) for one sample.

    Basic Turf & Ornamental Soil Testing will now be  $21.00 (with postage) for one sample.

    For pricing on two or more samples please contact either Ed Brown at or Faye Wilson at

  2. 2020 4-H Tar Hollow Employment Opportunities

    Jan. 09, 2020

    2020 Camp Staff Application

    2020 Camp Food Service Application

  3. Master Gardener Training

    Jan. 03, 2020

    The 2020 Master Gardener Training class is now taking applications. Applications are due by Jan.10. The Master Gardeners are a volunteer organization that helps in educating the public through gardening projects throughou the county. For information about the program and an application follow the link to Master Gardener Training.

  4. 2020 Market Beef Tag In

    Dec. 03, 2019

    Market Beef Tag In for the 2020 Athens County Junior Fair will be Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm.

    Forms can be found HERE

  5. Opportunities for 4-H Members

    Oct. 29, 2019

  6. 2020 4-H Camp Counselors Application

    Oct. 15, 2019

    The 2020 Tar Hollow Camp Counselor applications can be found HERE.

    2020 camp counselor applications are due to the Extension Office by December 15, 2019*.  *NO LATER than 5pm Monday, December 16 due to 12/15/19 falling on a Sunday)

  7. OHIO HEMP - GETTING STARTED (Click here for more information)

    Sep. 24, 2019

    A new web page has been created with information about cultivating and processing industrial hemp. Check under the field crops tab for Industrial Hemp

  8. 4-H Committee Applications now available!

    Sep. 20, 2019

    Click HERE for 4-H Committee applications.

  9. 2019 4-H Awards

    Sep. 12, 2019

    We have outstanding youth and volunteers involved in the Athens County 4-H program and we want to recognize their efforts!

    To read about the individual awards, and to print a copy of the awards applications, please click here.

  10. Vegetables on Trial

    Apr. 03, 2019

    Vegetables are on trial in Southeast Ohio. Residents are being invited to join with the Ohio State University Extension in putting vegetables to the test in their home gardens. Growers will choose between five different vegetables to grow in their gardens. Each vegetable will have 2 varieties to grow side by side. They will make observations on how well the plants grew be asked to give feedback on the quality and taste of each. The results will be compiled and published for others trying to decide which varieties they might want to try.