1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Adams County Junior Fair Market Hog Identification Plans for 2015

    Mar. 06, 2015

    Again this year, youth wanting to exhibit hogs at the Adams County Fair will need to complete an identification form for each of their market hogs and attach at least two color photos, one of each side of the hog. Exhibitors and their families will also be expected to tag their hogs with official Adams County Fair ear tags provided through OSU Extension Adams County. The tag must be shown in one of the color photos, and the tag number must be clearly written on the form. Any ear notches must also be recorded on the form.

  8. Adams County 4-H Calendar

    Nov. 21, 2014

    Click below for the 2015 Adams County 4-H Calendar. Use this to plan your 4-H year, but remember to confirm dates, times, and locations prior to an event. It looks to be another productive and active year in 4-H here in Adams County!

    Link to calendar

  9. Conversations on the Future of Extension

    Sep. 22, 2014

    Celebrating the significant accomplishments and deep impact that OSU Extension has had on communities and in the lives of Ohioans provides a great springboard for the future. A significant component of Ohio’s celebration in 2014 will be a year-long process focused on our future. The primary work this year will center on futuring – asking questions about and envisioning the long-term future of OSU Extension as well as the role the organization should play in shaping and positively impacting Ohio and Ohio residents.