News

  1. 2022 Skillathon Sign-up Link

    May. 14, 2022

    Livestock Skillathon Judging will be held on Thursday, June 9th from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM at the Ottawa K of C Hall located at 10759 RD H, Ottawa.

    4-H Skillathon participants will be required to register for a time slot online. Only the 4-Her will be permitted in the judging area at the hall.  

    You will have until Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 Noon to sign up for a time slot. After 12:00 Noon you will need to call the office for an available time slot. 419-523-6294.

  2. 2022 4-H Special Interest & Misc. Judging Schedules

    May. 13, 2022

    Special Interest Project Judging
    Kalida High School, June 14th, 2022, 8:30AM – 1PM

    All Special Interest/Home Ec Projects will be judged individually by experienced judges. When arriving at Kalida High School, please report to the Registration Table. There you will be given a Judging Sheet, location of the judge, and complete instructions. Click HERE to view the judging schedule for your clubs time slots.

  3. 4-H Newsletter - May 2022

    May. 01, 2022

    Click here to view the May 2022 Newsletter

  4. Avian Influenza - Fair Update

    Mar. 28, 2022

    Avian Influenza: Ohio State Fair Veterinarians and OSU Extension are monitoring the spread of the Avian Influenza as it makes its way across the Midwest. We will communicate any exhibit restrictions as they relate to our county fair/state fair if we get them. No Ohio State Fair/county fair restrictions are in place currently. See these links for more information:

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  5. Governor DeWine Announces 2022 Ohio State Fair

    Jan. 18, 2022

    Governor DeWine Announces 2022 Ohio State Fair

    (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Expo Center & State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler announced that the 2022 Ohio State Fair will run from July 27 to August 7.

  6. 2020-2021 Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents & 2020 Ohio Farm Custom Rates

    Sep. 06, 2020

    The Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents study was conducted from January through April in 2021. The opinion-based study surveyed professionals with a knowledge of Ohio’s cropland values and rental rates. Professionals surveyed were rural appraisers, agricultural lenders, professional farm managers, ag business professionals, OSU Extension educators, farmers, landowners, and Farm Service Agency personnel.

  7. What is OSU Extension?

    May. 06, 2020

    Just what is it that we all do and why we all do it every day! Click here to view a short informational video on "What is OSU Extension?" Hope you find it helpful.