Payne County OSU Cooperative Extension

Family & Consumer Sciences

Payne County's Family and Consumer Sciences Educator is Dea Rash. She can be reached by email at or by calling the Extension office 405-747-8320.

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Dea is involved in the following activities and teaches the following programs:  
  • Adviser for Oklahoma Home and Community Education Clubs in Payne County
  • Teaches the state-mandated class, Co-Parenting for Resilience for divorcing parents with minor children
  • Teaches various educational workshops and programs, including:  
  •      Basic Hands-On Canning Workshop
  •      "Cooking Together is Fun" Youth Cooking School
  •      Salsa Canning Workshop
  •      PRIDE Customer Service Program
  •      OHCE educational programs (leader lessons) for local group lesson
  •          leaders (these are taught monthly)
  • Tests Presto brand pressure canner lids for accuracy
  • Works closely with 4-H Educator to plan & conduct FCS-related 4-H events and activities such as 4-H Food Show, 4-H Food Showdown, 4-H Dress Revue & Dress to Impress, public speaking events and record books


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Payne County Administration Building
Stillwater, OK  74074  |   (405) 747-8320