Cheryl Buck

  1. Working with families to create urban agriculture is just one of the many services that OSU Extension offers Ohioans. Photo: Ken Chamberlain.

    Ohio State University Extension offices across Ohio implement teleworking for staff until further notice

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ohio State University Extension has implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices statewide are closed until further notice. The plan mirrors The Ohio State University’s decision earlier this week to require all employees who can do so to work from home and to maintain only critical services on university property across all campuses. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, and works to share knowledge with every county in Ohio. Its four major program areas are family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development, community development, and agriculture and natural resources. “While our physical offices will be closed, we are committed...