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When is Processing Jars Necessary?

Read below (or click on the image) to see what the experts have to say.

Need extra help with your canning?  Personal Canning Coaching is available via telephone or appointment on Wednesdays from 10am-3pm.  Contact Margaret at 513-732-7070 or jenkins.188@osu.edu to schedule your appointment.

 

Junior Fair Board Now Accepting Applications!

It’s that time of year again! Below are the links for the 2021 Clermont County Junior Fair Board Application Forms (Member Application and Personal Reference for first-time applicants).
Forms are due on Friday, October 16, 2020. Online forms are the preferred version.
ALL applicants should attend the October meeting on Wednesday, October 21, at 7pm.  All returning members must fill out an application for the upcoming year.

Purchase a TSC Paper Clover to Support Clermont County 4-H

The Tractor Supply Paper Clover campaign runs from October 7-18. Customers can purchase a paper clover at checkout from the Eastgate or Milford TSC, and 90% of funds come back to Clermont County 4-H to support scholarships for camp and leadership programs.

Ten Tips for Smart Shopping

Vegetables and fruits can often seem too expensive to fit into your grocery budget. Check out the ten tips below for affordable ways to add more vegetables and fruits to your grocery list of healthy foods you purchase on a regular basis. For recipe ideas check out www.celebrateyourplate.org

 

Ohio 4-H STEM in AG at Farm Science Review

Mark Your Calendars!

There are some great virtual STEM opportunities to participate in on September 22, 23 and 24, during the Virtual Farm Science Review Ohio 4-H STEM in Ag area.

4-H professionals, members and partners as well as CFAES faculty will be bringing virtual field trips, interactive activities and challenges to engage youth, teachers, volunteers, parents and grandparents in STEM and its application to agriculture and our everyday lives.

Ohio 4-H STEM in AG Schedule

 

Ohio National Poultry Show Goes Virtual in 2020

This year’s Ohio National Poultry Show, the largest poultry show in the nation, has gone virtual! This gives open and junior exhibitors a new way to compete and still be a part of the Ohio National. Information, including the catalog, can be found on their website at www.ohionational.org and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheOhioNational.

The entry deadline is Saturday, October 17, with Class Champions announced Saturday, November 14 and the Show Champion announced Sunday, November 15. Show awards will be mailed the week after announcing the champions.  There is no cost to enter.

For Open Show questions contact Tim Johnson at tejpoultry@gmail.com or Newt Long at wnewtlong@gmail.com. For Junior Show questions contact Tim &  Mary Neviska at blackstumpfarm@aol.com or Clell Agler at cagler@columbus.rr.com.

Everyone Counts in Clermont County

 Have you submitted your 2020 census?
The U.S. Census Bureau has moved the deadline to respond to the 2020 Census to Sept. 30, 2020. You can respond online at www.2020census.gov, by phone at 1-844-330-2020 or by using the paper form in the questionnaire packet sent to your home.
It’s quick, completely confidential and provides funding for our community!

Zucchini Pumpkin Bread

Fall is right around the corner and this recipe is perfect for those cool days!  Give it a try and let us know what you think.  For more recipes, be sure to check out www.celebrateyourplate.org

 

Farm Science Review 2020: Online and FREE

Farm Science Review will come to you on your laptop or smartphone this year, and for free, you can watch livestreamed talks and recorded videos featuring the latest farm equipment and research to pique your curiosity.

From Sept. 22–24, people from across the Midwest and the world can learn tips for increasing farm profits and growing crops from soybeans to hemp.

Beginning in September, virtual visitors can find out about the show’s offerings by going to fsr.osu.edu and clicking on an image of the show’s site. Within that image, people can click on the various icons to find the schedules for talks and demos they’re most interested in, such as field demonstrations or “Ask the Expert” talks. Log on and check it out!

4-H STEM Challenge!

You’ve still got time to be part of the 4-H STEM Challenge! Order your Mars Base Camp kit with the special discount code available to Ohio 4-H families. Your kit includes a Mars poster, rover kit, coding activity and more! Register for your code today at go.osu.edu/2020ohiostemchallenge. You’ll
receive a discount on the family kit, combine it with the $5 discount at Shop4-h.org and your kit is only $7.80 + tax!