The Class of 2013 were the guests of honor at a reception sponsored by the Warren County Food & Fashion Board.
The first annual Ohio 4-H Watersports Adventure Weekend at 4-H Camp Piedmont (AKA “the WAW”) will be held May 31-June 2, 2013. The event will take all participants onto the water of the beautiful Piedmont Lake, and provide boating, sportfishing, and conservation skills education to 4-H’ers who will be entering the sixth through ninth grades in the fall(approximate ages 11-14).
The Ohio State University has begun a new fund-raising campaign to support students from all 88 Ohio counties. The "Ohio Scholarship Challenge" seeks to raise $100 million in general undergraduate scholarship funds for Ohio State students at all campuses. This Challenge is also part of the university’s larger effort to raise $500 million in private funds for student financial aid and scholarships. The Ohio Scholarship Challenge honorary co-chairs are Ohio State head football Coach Urban Meyer and men’s basketball Coach Thad Matta.
Save the Date: November 10, 2012
Programs of Distinction are selected by National 4-H through a peer-review process and represent programs that are innovative, effective, and contribute to positive youth development. It is no easy task to be selected as a Program of Distinction but those chosen have exemplified the key elements of a successful and lasting 4-H program.
MyPlate, the revised food guidance system introduced by USDA in 2011, is an important update for youth enrolled in Ohio 4-H food and nutrition projects.
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio. An exotic, invasive insect that kills maples and other trees, ALB was found in Bethel, Clermont County, in southwest Ohio.
Shelby County's Equus Unlimited 4-H Club will host its 3rd Annual Open Speed Show at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 8. Registration begins at 3:00 P.M. and the show will get underway at 4:00 P.M. A grounds fee of $3 per horse will be assessed. Entry fees range from $5 per class for regular classes to $10 per class for jackpot classes.
This annual event is sponsored by the Clover Canine 4-H Club. Events include You & Your Dog, Obedience, Showmanship and Skillathon. This event is open to any 4-H member enrolled in a dog project.
The Ohio State Fair offers scholarships to high school students and recent graduates in an effort to recognize their accomplishments as junior fair exhibitors. Applications must be postmarked by June 15, 2013.
Junior Fair sections of the fair book are now available for you to review on-line, or download and print.
Warren County has one of the most respected judging programs in the state. We are consitently in the top 5 at the state contest and have represented Ohio 4-H at many national 4-H livestock judging contests. In 2012, a team of Warren County 4-H members placed 10th in the United States at the National 4-H Livestock Judging Contest in Louisville , Kentucky.
Summer camp offers a variety of new educational experiences for youth: opportunities for self discovery and accomplishment, group living and teamwork, new friendships, new skills and plenty of just plain fun! Registration forms are now available on this web page or from the Extension office.
2013 Project Guidelines have been updated to include all new and revised projects.
4-H members planning to exhibit a county born feeder calf at the county fair this year must complete a CB Feeder Calf Registration Form. Entry deadline is Friday, May 31.
Keep these dates in mind when you are completing your enrollment form and choosing your project animals. Animals that are not in your possession by the dates listed below will not be allowed to show at the county fair.
Submit an application to have your project considered for acceptance as an “approved” Warren County Master Gardener volunteer project.
This issue is full of ideas to enhance your work with our youngest 4-H'ers. Check out the resources available to you as well as the Click It, Print It, Do It activity page for Spring: Downsizing Food Portions.
Thanks to a partnership between The Kroger Co. and the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT), consumers now have two ways to reach Ohio State's Food Safety Hotline --1-800-752-2751 (Toll Free in Ohio) or by email at email@example.com.