Beginning on Tuesday, June 9, the Wayne County Extension office will begin the process of reopening to the public. While many of our staff members are still teleworking at the direction of Ohio State University, a limited number of employees will be in the office each Tuesday through Friday. Should you need to visit the Extension Office, please be aware of the following conditions required for our reopening:

  • The staffing schedule for the office will be as follows:
    • Monday – office closed to the public, all staff teleworking
    • Tuesday – 4-H program staff in office
    • Wednesday – FCS program staff in office
    • Thursday – 4-H program staff in office
    • Friday – Agriculture/Natural Resources staff in office
  • In-person office visits will be scheduled by appointment. Appointments will be available between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Please email lehman.488@osu.edu or call 330-264-8722 to schedule an appointment. If you simply need to drop off forms or information, a drop box will be available outside the office door.
  • Hand sanitizer and face masks are required upon entry to the office.  Sanitizer and masks will be provided if needed.

Please feel free to contact our office should you have additional questions. Thank you for your patience during this time of transition.


Ohio State University Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources empowers Ohio’s agriculture and natural resources communities, provides outreach and education based on unbiased research, and cultivates relationships to strengthen the economic viability and quality of life for Ohioans.


Ohio’s diverse agricultural, horticultural and forestry industries contribute more than $100 billion to the state’s economy every year. OSU Extension agriculture and natural resources (ANR) programs assist with technology, marketing and educational support – protecting Ohio’s position in the global marketplace.

OSU Extension also works to help local residents and community leaders enhance and sustain the environment and natural areas throughout the state, balancing economic advancement with environmental sustainability.

Our ANR professionals help producers develop and expand profitable, sustainable farming and other agricultural businesses – thereby creating jobs and economic opportunity for Ohio’s citizens. They also provide leadership, collaboration, consulting, unbiased information, applied research, and access to land-grant university knowledge to address local issues and needs.

Wayne County has a rich agricultural history and is noted for the strength and diversity of its agricultural economy. Wayne County has approximately 1750 farms totaling about 242,000 acres of farmland. The OSU Extension program in Wayne County seeks to strengthen farms and farm enterprises by providing educational resources and programs.

You can also learn more about all OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources programs at http://agnr.osu.edu.


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Extension has been helping all Ohioans build better lives, better businesses and better communities since 1914.