2015 Jr. Fair Sheep and Swine Show Time Changes
For Monday of the fair (September 14th) the Swine Showmanship classes will now start at 8:00 am and the Market Lamb and Showmanship Show will begin at 3:00 p.m. or immediately following Swine Showmanship. This change was agreed to by leadership of the Sh ...
2015 Spring Tractor Supply Company 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
In addition to providing needed support to our county 4-H program – the Paper Clover Campaign is also a great time of the year for 4-H clubs to hold in-store fundraisers such as car washes and selling hot dogs. Please contact our local TSC managers to th ...
Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Kits Provide a Teaching Tool for 4-H Volunteers
Do you want to provide your 4-H Cloverbuds more fun and hands-on activities? Do you need meeting ideas? Volunteers have access to easy-to-use teaching resources for 4-H Cloverbud meetings. As the result of a generous grant from the Ohio 4-H Foundation, ...
2015 4-H Project Book Reminders
The project book format for 4-H beef, goat, cavies, dairy, pocket pets, dog, rabbit, sheep and swine members includes a resource handbook that needs to be purchased once every five or more years, and a Project and Record Book that needs to be purchased an ...
Armageddon or Not, Now's an Opportune Time to Prepare for Emergency
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If doomsday-- or, alternatively, winter-- is approaching, you'd better be prepared. Whether you believe Dec. 21, 2012, marks the end of the world as predicted by the expiration of an ancient Mayan calendar or merely designates the 20 ...
2015 Dairy Palooza Bus Trip
The Wayne County 4-H and FFA Dairy Committee invites all Dairy youth to participate in the Dairy Palooza Bus Trip to the Ohio 4-H Dairy Palooza East event on Saturday May 2, 2015. The bus trip will allow Wayne County youth to travel together from Wooster ...
Overexertion and Fatigue
By Andy Bauer, Ohio AgrAbility Educational Program Coordinator- Hopefully spring weather is finally coming on, bringing with it long hours due to delays in getting field work done and crops planted. The extended winter weather will also cause delays in g ...
Manure Pit Safety for First Responders
By: Michelle King, Ag Rescue Program Coordinator Intern- There are many hazards located on a farm. One of these hazards, which can be deadly as well, is a manure pit. Farmers use a manure pit to store any manure their animals produce on the farm and to ...
Safely Working with Anhydrous Ammonia in the Field
By: Kent McGuire, OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator- Many farmers will be applying anhydrous ammonia in the next few weeks. Even though anhydrous ammonia is a very good fertilizer, there are hazards associated to working with it. One hazard is that an ...
Improving Tractor Ride Comfort
By Dewey Mann, Research Associate- As the ground temperature begins to warm up, preparations for spring planting are well underway. By the time this article goes to press, many farming operations will have already completed maintenance checks on spring p ...