Washington County ANR Extension Educator Marcus McCartney is the newest member of the OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team.
Marcus started his career with Ohio State University Extension in 2014 as the Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator in Meigs County. In 2015, Marcus became the Agriculture and Natural Resource Educator in Washington County where he actively engages with clientele implements agriculture and horticulture program for youth and adults, coordinates the OSU Master Gardener program, participates in state-wide studies and research, and serves on local and state-wide committees. Marcus received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from West Virginia University in 2003 and went on to complete his master’s degree in Agriculture and Extension Education from West Virginia University 2014.
Marcus is also a loyal and dedicated family man. He and his wife, Kristin, have been married since 2006 and have three beautiful children. He lives on a 22-acre farm where he and his family raise goats. Finally, he is an avid gardener, dedicated patriot, and military veteran.
Welcome to the team, Marcus!