1. 2016 4-H Calendar Now Available

    Nov. 20, 2015

    The 2016 Adams County 4-H Calendar is now available.  Open the full version of this news article by clicking the link above.  Once you have opened the full version of the article, a link to the calendar will be available. 

  2. Market Beef Tag-In for 2016 Adams County Fair Set for December 5

    Nov. 12, 2015

    4-H and FFA market beef projects being raised for the 2016 Adams County Fair must be ear tagged and weighed at the fairgrounds on Saturday morning, December 5, 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.

  3. Market Heifer Division Added to Adams County Junior Fair

    Sep. 14, 2015

    A market heifer division will be added to the Beef Show at the Adams County Junior Fair in 2016. Market heifers will be judged in their own division, by weight, and compete in the final drive with the steers for overall Market Beef grand and reserve champion. The market heifers will be finished market animals, weighing a minimum of 1,000 pounds at Fair weigh-in and will be eligible to be sold in the Junior Fair Livestock Sale at the end of the Fair.

  4. 2016 Adams County Fair Dates Set

    Aug. 14, 2015

    The 2016 Adams County Fair will run from July 10-16. This is the week comparable to the week of this year’s fair.

  5. 2015 Jr. Fair Livestock & Small Animal Sale Checks

    Aug. 14, 2015

    Checks from the 2015 Adams County Junior Fair Livestock and Small Animal Sales are available at the OSU Extension Office during normal business hours. Members should bring stamped and addressed thank you notes when they come to pick up their checks unless they’ve already mailed or hand-delivered said thank you’s.  Checks will NOT be mailed.

  6. 4-H Members Experience Success in State Events

    Apr. 13, 2015

    Several 4-H members have experienced success in recent statewide events. Lee and Collin Hesler, sons of Dusty and Carrie Hesler, Winchester, competed in the recent State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest. Lee placed second among 49 participants in the Senior Division of the event, and Collin placed 17th. Both are members of the Unity Farmers 4-H Club and North Adams FFA.

  7. 4-H Shooting Sports Holds Successful Fundraiser

    Apr. 13, 2015

    The Adams County 4-H Shooting Sports Program under the direction of Nan Knechtly and Don Kamps, coordinators, held a fundraiser recently at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The chili dinner was attended by many program supporters. Auctioneer Sam Bolender donated his services for the cake auction that followed. In addition to the dinner and auction, the Shooting Sports Program benefited from the proceeds of a raffle conducted by the Adams County Chapter of the Ohio Horseman’s Association. The group raffled a .22 Henry rifle, which was won by Sandy Roush, West Union.

  8. 4-H and FFA Horse Registration Day and Fun Show

    Apr. 13, 2015

    4-H and FFA members who are planning to exhibit equine at this summer’s Adams County Fair or who are seeking to qualify for the 2015 Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show must bring their animals to the fairgrounds on Saturday, May 9, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for the annual Equine Registration Day. At this time, equine will be photographed, measured, and body condition scored. Members will turn in completed and signed equine registration and health forms, as well as their 4-H Horse Camp registration forms and fees.

  9. Market Goat, Lamb and Feeder Calf Tag-In for Fair

    Apr. 13, 2015

    4-H and FFA exhibitors who want to exhibit market goats, market lambs, and feeder calves at the 2015 Adams County Fair will need to bring their livestock to the Adams County fairgrounds on Saturday,
    May 9, for the annual tag-in. Market goats will be weighed and tagged as on feed for the fair from 8:00-11:00 a.m. , and market lambs will be weighed and tagged from 11:00 a.m.-Noon.

  10. Out-of-County QA Opportunities

    Apr. 13, 2015

    All youth who plan to enter and exhibit (breeding and market) livestock (beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, dairy or meat goats, rabbits, and poultry) at the Adams County Junior Fair must attend a qualifying Quality Assurance (QA) program or successfully “test out” of the program. Youth who attend the 2015 4-H Market Hog, 4-H Market Goat, or 4-H Rabbit Clinics will meet their QA requirement. Note: Attending the 4-H Rabbit Clinic meets the QA requirement for small animals only.