1. Adams County Private Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training set for February 20, 2018

    Jan. 16, 2018

    Please click this link to register for the training.

    This training meets the recertification requirements for the Fertilizer Recertification and Private Pesticide Applicator recertification in Core and categories 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 15 (fertilizer). 

    Cost of Recertification Trainings: 

  2. Market Beef Tag-In for 2018 Adams County Fair Set for December 2

    Nov. 21, 2017

    4-H and FFA market beef projects being raised for the 2018 Adams County Fair must be ear tagged and weighed at the fairgrounds on Saturday morning, December 2, beginning at 8:30 a.m. All animals must be on the fairgrounds and in line no later than 10:00 a.m. Animals being identified for the Adams County Fair will be tagged, weighed, and tattooed. Youth may identify and exhibit as many as three market beef animals – steers or market heifers – for the Adams County Fair. Animals being tagged as potential Adams County Born and Raised show entries will receive a special ear tag.

  3. Livestock Sale Checks Pick-Up Schedule Announced

    Jul. 21, 2017

    The Adams County Fair Board and its Sale Committee have announced that checks from the recent Livestock and Small Animal and Baked Good Sales will be available for pick-up from the Senior Fair Office at the fairgrounds on Monday, August 14, from 5-8 p.m. This will put checks in the hands of exhibitors in time for back-to-school shopping.

    Checks not picked up on August 14 will be mailed to exhibitor homes. Checks will not be available from the Extension Office again this year.

  4. Mini Maker Festival at the Adams County Fair

    Jun. 14, 2017

    The Adams County 4-H Program is hosting a “Mini Maker Festival” at the upcoming Adams County Fair on Thursday, July 13 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. in the Youth Activities Building at the fairgrounds. This event is free of charge and intended for youth ages 10-14.

  5. Fur and Feather Ambassadors Named

    Jun. 12, 2017

    The Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee has selected three Fur and Feather Ambassadors for the coming year. The new Ambassadors will participate in the 2017 Fair parade on Sunday, July 9, help out with the rabbit, goat, and poultry shows during the Fair, represent the program at the Fair small animal and livestock sales, and represent the program at next spring’s clinics and quality assurance programs.

    The Ambassadors selected for the 2017-18 season include:

  6. Make-Up Skillathon Date Change!!!

    May. 30, 2017

    Breaking news! The make-up skillathons have been re-scheduled for Monday, June 19, from 4-7pm in the Conference Room at the Government Center (Annex). If you are required to take a skillathon and did not make it to the ones at the CTC on May 3 and 4, you must either come to the make-up sessions on June 19 or schedule a private skillathon at the office, during regular business hours, with Barbie. ALL skillathons must be taken by 7pm on June 19.

  7. Quality Assurance and Skillathons for Junior Fair Exhibitors

    Apr. 24, 2017

    Quality assurance certification programs for Junior Fair exhibitors of all species who have not yet attended a qualifying session or who have not successfully tested out of the program will be held in Adams County on May 3 and 4. Participation in an approved quality assurance program or successfully testing out of quality assurance is required for 4-H and FFA members enrolled in beef, dairy, goat, poultry, market and breeding rabbits, sheep, and swine projects who wish to exhibit animals in the 2017 Adams County or Ohio State Fairs.

  8. Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp Schedules Open House

    Apr. 24, 2017

    Have you or your children ever wanted to take a sneak peek at what campers experience when attending summer camp?  On Sunday, May 7, Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp will be holding its fourth annual Open House to give you the opportunity to do just that. Many Extension professionals, camp staff, volunteers, and teen counselors will be on hand that afternoon from noon through 4 p.m. to provide you with a taste of what summer camp has to offer.

  9. Applicants Needed to Vie for Adams County Fair Queen

    Apr. 17, 2017

    The annual Adams County Junior Fair Queen Contest is a highlight of the Adams County Fair each July. This year’s queen will be crowned on Sunday, July 9, during the Fair’s opening ceremony in front of the Grandstand at approximately 5:00 p.m.

  10. Fur and Feather Ambassador Program Announced

    Apr. 04, 2017

    The Fur and Feather Ambassador Program is accepting applications for 2017.