Events

  1. Wed, 09/11/2019 - 9:00pm

    Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop Sptember 11, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 5 Hours of Credit Offered Core 3a- Aquatic 4a - Forest Pest 5 - Industrial Vegetation 6a - Ornamental Pest 6c - Ornamental Weed 8 - Turf

  2. Tue, 09/17/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and using conflict as a positive tool is a major component of success in current or future leadership roles.

  3. Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:00am

    2019 Private Applicator testing dates Location: Portage County Extension Office, 705 Oakwood Street, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 Dates: January 17th, March 21st, May 16th, July 18th, September 19th, November 21st Time: Testing Begins at 10:00 a.m. To register call the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987 or online at http://go.osu.edu/pesticide_exams

  4. Wed, 09/25/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    There are many choices to be made in the workplace. The workplace can be a breeding ground for conflict due to different personality and communication styles. We can choose to ignore or accelerate conflict with others, or we can choose to allow conflict to make the positive changes within our organization. On the other hand, we can choose to work collaboratively, or cooperatively together to further the goals of our organization. It's a choice we make, so what will it be today?

  5. Wed, 10/02/2019 - 9:00am

    This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. Everyone attending the morning session will receive documentation that they have met the requirements of Trained Serviceperson training. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will then choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8) for the final afternoon session.

  6. Thu, 10/03/2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

    **You must have participated in the StrengthsFinder introductory workshop to attend this workshop.** You may be wondering how can you apply your strengths at work. Have you given any thought about how focusing on your strengths allows you to unleash your highest potential, leading you to be happier at work and more productivity? Weakness fixing only prevents failure, but strengths-building leads to success – Gallup.

  7. Sat, 10/05/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Fall is a great time for planting trees and shrubs. Friends of Secrest Arboretum invites you to browse an expanded selection of new and unique plants, talk to the experts and explore our grounds.  Enjoy the autumn foliage and seasonal treasures! All proceeds support arboretum programs-research, education and natural beauty. The sale takes place rain, or shine.  

  8. Mon, 10/07/2019 - 10:00am to Mon, 04/06/2020 - 12:00pm

    This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is free and all are welcome!

  9. Wed, 10/09/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Monthly tree walks feature all things trees!  A variety of topics will be covered, including proper selection and planting, insect pests and diseases. Please dress for the weather. No reservations required.

  10. Wed, 10/09/2019 - 5:00pm to Wed, 10/30/2019 - 7:00pm

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator.

  11. Thu, 10/10/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    “The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good [people] to do what he/she wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” -Theodore Roosevelt Congratulations, you’re advancing in your career.  Yesterday, you were a co-worker with your peers, and now you’re their boss.  You are now responsible for the development of your former co-workers and the success of your department. 

  12. Fri, 10/11/2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Fungi of many types can be found in every woodlot throughout Ohio.  They get overlooked, ignored and/or avoided by visitors to the woods because people don't know what they are, have limited knowledge or have been misinformed as to their importance or dangers.  Fungi are quite intriguing once one gets to know them, their life histories, their ecological importance and their diversity.  Come join us for a day in the woods of learning what these fascinating organisms are and the beauty they possess.

  13. Wed, 10/16/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” - Theodore Roosevelt Research indicates that employees leave bosses, not organizations. Here are some statistics about the impact of good and bad bosses from http://govitru.com/workplace-statistics/

  14. Wed, 10/16/2019 - 5:00pm to Wed, 11/06/2019 - 6:00pm

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator.

  15. Wed, 10/23/2019 - 8:45am

    This program will meet the mandatory training for licensing in the Wood-Destroying Insect Inspection (Category 12) as required under the Ohio regulation. Training is conducted by the Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Pesticide and Fertilizer Section.

  16. Wed, 10/23/2019 - 5:00pm to Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:00pm

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator.

  17. Thu, 10/24/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    “Successful teamwork is not about mastering subtle, sophisticated theories, but rather about embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence. Ironically, teams succeed because they are exceedingly human. By acknowledging the imperfections of their humanity, members of functional teams overcome the natural tendencies that make teamwork so elusive.” - Patrick Lencioni

  18. Fri, 10/25/2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

    Come learn about and explore project-based learning related to school gardens at the sixth annual school garden conference hosted by 4-H personnel from OSU Extension, Franklin County. The $50 registration fee includes lunch and all materials.  Register at go.osu.edu/sgc2019

  19. Wed, 10/30/2019 - 5:00pm to Wed, 11/20/2019 - 6:00pm

    Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers. In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a dietitian or certified diabetes educator.

  20. Thu, 10/31/2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

    Emotional vampires tend to drain the energy of everyone they encounter. These “vampires” tend to suck out your optimism, and enthusiasm rather than your blood. Their toxic behaviors can range from subtle comments, to full blown drama. These vampires, it can be one, or one hundred in an organization, affect workplace productivity and lowers morale. It is essential to stop having your energy drained from you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess.

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