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History of Ohio 4-H
4-H Was Born in Ohio On January 15, 1902, A. B. Graham, superintendent of schools in Clark County, established the Boys and Girls Agricultural Clubs (the earliest name for 4-H) when he organized the Springfield Township Agricultural Experiment Club.
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Announcements
Attention 4-Hers: Be sure to say THANKS! to the Buyers of your 2014 Fair Animals
We need to make a special effort to write thank you notes to buyers of fair animals for their support, sponsors and donors of the many Jr. Fair Awards received by our 4-H and FFA exhibitors throughout the fair week.
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County News
Palmer Amaranth Discovered in Putnam County
We have a new invasive weed that has been positively identified in Putnam County called Palmer Amaranth. It was found in two locations around Continental and Kalida.
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Harvest Safety Tips for Everyone
Fall harvest will soon get started and soon will be into one of the busiest times of the year for farmers. Long hours and dangerous working conditions are accepted as a normal part of the life of a farmer. Farmers are accustomed to working alone and if an accident occurs help is usually not close by.
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State News
Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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