Perry County News

  1. News from the Farm Office

    May. 20, 2020

    Want to learn more about the Coronavirus Food Assitance Program?
    Details on how the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
    (CFAP) will provide financial assistance for losses
    experienced as a result of lost demand, short-term
    oversupply and shipping pattern disruptions caused by
    COVID-19. The additional details on CFAP eligibility.

    Please click here for the latest news

  2. OSU Extension’s Food Preservation Team

    May. 18, 2020

    OSU Extension’s Food Preservation team is hosting its first online open office hours starting May 19th thru July 28th,4pm.
    Each of these Tuesday sessions will be from 4:00-5:00pm.  Sessions will start with a short presentation and the remainder of time will be for open Q&A.
    The following items will be covered during this 6 week informational session:

  3. No Gym? No Problem

    May. 09, 2020

    Misty Harmon, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator uses her prior experience as an exercise physiologist to help you find ways to stay or become active without a gym membership. Review the types of exercise and the benefits of each specific type as it relates to your physical and mental health. Already familiar with them, you still might learn some new ways to incorporate activity in to your day or how to encourage a loved one.  Access Password: 2R&9.Yk8.


    May. 07, 2020

    Need something new to do with the kids during the stay at home order??
    Please click here for June Issue


  5. OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio

    May. 04, 2020

    May 4, 2020
    CONTACT: Cheryl Buck OSU Extension Communication Manager (
    OSU Extension offices throughout Ohio will continue existing teleworking arrangements for staff during Ohio’s extended Stay Safe Ohio order

  6. Join Ohio AgrAbility for Fitness for Farm Life

    Apr. 30, 2020

    Tuesday May 5, 12 and 19, 7 - 7:30 pm

    Fitness  for Farm Life is an educational program aimed at improving the quality or work and life for agricultural workers of all ages and abilities.

    The goal of this program is to show you that by taking some small steps to care for our bodies and physical health, then in turn you can improve and preserve your physical abilities to continue doing what all of us here love-farming.

    May 5 - Fitness for Farm Life: Safe Lifting

  7. $martPath - A fun economic and financial education course for use in the classroom enviroment

    Jan. 16, 2020

    $martPath (pronounced Smart Path) is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for teachers of grades 1 thru 8 to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education
    in there classrooms. Best of all, $martPath is completey free!
    Please click here for more information and how to get registered!

  8. 47th Annual Sewing Smorgasbord -THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED for more info click on link below

    Jan. 10, 2020


  9. Perry County Fair 2020 July 20th - 25th

    Jan. 10, 2020

  10. Grain Markting Workshop

    Jan. 10, 2020

    Ben Brown, Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Enviromental, and Evelopmental Economics,
    and Developmental Economics, will discuss strategies to help improve your marketing knowledge, skills, and profitability. 
    New Farm Bill updates will also be discussed.  Thursday, January 16, 2020. 6pm. Location is Sheridan High School cafeteria
    8725 Sheridan Rd, Thornville, OH 43076 the cost is free.