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October 2014

October 17 End Date
2014 Agricultural Lender Seminars Announced
Various Locations & Times (See Included Registration Brochure)
Ag Lenders are invited to attend our annual program designed to share current information with lenders and enhance the working relationship between OSU Extension and Ag Lenders. The agenda is based on evaluations from previous seminars, input from lenders and Agricultural Extension Educators on high priority topics. Seminars will be held in various locations on various dates; Frankfort 10/17/14, Wooster 10/20/14, Urbana 10/22/14 & Ottawa 10/24/14.

December 2014

December 5 End Date
Jr. Fair Board & Camp Counselor Applications Due
Applications Due to the Extension office by December 5, 2014
December 18 End Date
Jr. Fair Board & Camp Counselor Interviews
Extension Office
Interviews will be held on December 18, 19, & 22
December 31 End Date

January 2015

January 3 End Date
Steer ID & Weigh-in
Saturday, January 3, 2015
January 12 End Date
Advisor Kick Off Meeting & Recognition
Extension Office
Monday, January 12, 2015
January 12 End Date
4-H Council Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Monday, January 12, 2015
January 22 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, January 22, 2015
January 22 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Leadership Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, January 22, 2015

February 2015

February 3 End Date
Pesticide Re-Certification Class & Ohio Ag Fertilizer Applicator Certification Class
Kalida K of C Hall
This class is for farmer who have a pesticide license. This class will renew your pesticide license and you will get certified for your Ohio Ag Fertilizer Applicator Class.
February 5 End Date
4-H Turkey Hatch Dates
Hatched February 5 through February 20 and owned 48 hours after hatch.
February 19 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, February 19, 2015
February 19 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Leadership Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, February 19, 2015
February 22 End Date
Turkey Possession Deadline
Sunday, February 22, 2015
February 26 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, February 26, 2015

March 2015

March 7 End Date
State 4-H Volunteer/Teen Conference/Recognition Luncheon
Columbus, OH
Saturday, March 7, 2015
March 15 End Date
PUTNAM COUNTY 4-H ENROLLMENT DEADLINE
Sunday, March 15, 2015
March 19 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, March 19, 2015
March 19 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Leadership Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, March 19, 2015
March 26 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, March 26, 2015
March 26 End Date
4-H Council Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, March 26, 2015

April 2015

April 6 End Date
Quality Assurance Training
Kalida K of C Hall
All 4-Her's taking a market animal to the fair must attend.
April 14 End Date
Quality Assurance
Kalida K of C Hall
All market animals including lactating dairy cows and goats must attend Quality Assurance. Dairy feeders and beef feeders are not required to attend.
April 15 End Date
Animal Possession Deadline
This deadline is for Feeder Calf, Dairy, Goat, Rabbit Breeding, Beef Breeding, Sheep Breeding, Market Lamb, Horses, & Swine.
April 16 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, April 16, 2015
April 16 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Leadership Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, April 16, 2015
April 18 End Date
Dairy/Feeder Calf Weigh-In and Tagging
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
Saturday, April 18, 2015
April 18 End Date
Market Lamb/Goat Weigh-In and Tagging
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
Saturday, April 18, 2015
April 19 End Date
4-H Chicken BBQ
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
Sunday, April 19, 2015
April 30 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, April 30, 2015

May 2015

May 14 End Date
Market Rabbit Possession Deadline
The possession deadline for Market Rabbit projects is May 14, 2015
May 15 End Date
May 21 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, May 21, 2015
May 21 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Leadership Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, May 21, 2015
May 22 End Date
Junior Fair Livestock Entries Due
Friday, May 22, 2015
May 22 End Date
May 23 End Date
Rabbit Tattooing
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds Rabbit Barn
Saturday, May 23, 2015
May 28 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, May 28, 2015
May 28 End Date
4-H Council Meeting
Extension Office
Thursday, May 28, 2015

June 2015

June 4 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, June 4, 2015
June 10 End Date
4-H Early Bird Judging
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
June 11 End Date
Skillathon Judging
Ottawa K of C Hall
Thursday, June 11, 2015
June 12 End Date
Jr. Fairboard Work Day
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
Friday, June 12, 2015
June 13 End Date
2015 Putnam County Horse PAS
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
June 14 End Date
2015 Putnam Co. Horse Fun Show
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
June 16 End Date
4-H Judging - Special Interest
Kalida High School
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
June 18 End Date
4-H Make-up Livestock Skillathon
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, June 18, 2015
June 18 End Date
Putnam Co. Jr. Fair Board Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Thursday, June 18, 2015
June 22 End Date
Putnam County Fair
Putnam Co. Fairgrounds
June 22 - 27

July 2015

July 7 End Date
Camp Counselor & CIT Training
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
July 8 End Date
4-H Camp Registration Due to Extension Office
Putnam Co. Extension Office
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
July 10 End Date
Camp Counselor Training
Extension Office
Make-up Session
July 13 End Date
Putnam County 4-H Camp
4-H Camp Palmer
July 13 - July 17, 2015
July 21 End Date
State Fair Orientation Meeting
Putnam Co. Extension Office
July 29 End Date
Ohio State Fair
July 29 - August 9

August 2015

August 13 End Date

November 2015

November 18 End Date
Ohio Ag Fertilizer Certification Training Class
Kalida K of C
This training is for Farmers who DO NOT have an Ohio Pesticide Applicator License.
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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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Harvest Safety Tips for Everyone
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