Southern Ohio Farm Show

Enjoy the first anniversary episode of the Southern Ohio Farm Show!
This episode features:
  • Weather outlook with Dr. Aaron Wilson
  • Visit the new Maplecrest Meats & More in Hillsboro to learn about locally sourced meat products with Joanie Grimes, Andrea Holt, and Lindsey Hall.
  • Get tips for a championship lawn at Snow Hill Country Club from Dave Miller
  • Learn about Equine studies at Wilmington College with Daren Wright, Stephanie McConnell, Savannah Cool and Myckala Geisler
Tune in next week for another new episode! To register for the live Zoom broadcast that occurs every Wednesday at 10AM, register via:

2021 Clermont County Royalty Contest

If you are interested in participating in the Royalty Program for the 2021 Clermont County Fair, submit this interest form.

After submitting the Interest Form, you will receive a link via email for the online royalty application. Please make sure the email address you provide is current and spelled correctly.


Individuals may only be nominated for one industry representative position.
King and Queen candidates may also be nominated for one industry representative position. Email to request a printable copy of the form.


Royalty Positions:

  • King (age 16-18)
  • Queen (age 16-18)
  • Prince (age 11-13)
  • Princess (age 11-13)

Industry Positions:


Check Your QA Status

4-H Online has been updated with Assuring Quality Care for Animals (aka QA) status. Please check your status under training.

FFA exhibitors, please check with your advisor. They have the list. If you are in FFA in another county, have your advisor email regarding your completion status.

Please refer QA questions to Gigi

Find “Do It Your Way” QA options:  QA Flyer

Ohio Birds for 4-H

The Friends of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge will be presenting Ohio Birds for 4-H virtually on Saturday, May 22, from 10-11am.

This program will help 4-H members who are completing project 621 Ohio Birds or be a beginning for any youth wanting to learn about the birds they may see in their back yard. It will cover attracting and feeding birds, ways to view birds and record sightings along spots to see new birds along the Lake Erie Birding Trail.

This presentation will assist with a plan your own learning activity or the Leadership/Citizenship activity of inviting a speaker to your 4-H club.

Register Now


4-H Club Meeting Update

We are pleased to announce the size limitations of our groups can now be larger than 50 people. Group sizes may be up to 300, as long as physical distancing can be maintained, and other items outlined in the Ohio 4-H Planning Guide for In-Person Meetings & Events are followed. We continue to follow local health department guidelines and group size may need to be reduced, based on their directives.

Certificate of Vaccination for Cats & Ferrets

All members taking a Cat or Ferret project are required to complete a certificate of vaccination.  Forms must be signed by a veterinarian and are due to the Clermont County Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 14.

Certificate of Vaccination for Cats and Ferrets

Dog Project ID/Vaccination Form

All members taking a dog project are required to complete the Dog Project Identification and Vaccination form.  Forms must be signed by a veterinarian and submitted to the Extension Office by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May. 14.

We are working to determine clinics and show dates.  Once those decisions have been made, we will share that information.

Dog Project Identification/Vaccination Form

Horse Project Registration, Leases, and Training

Horse Registration Form
Members registered for a horse project will need to complete the Horse Registration form, found at the link below.  This will replace the Horse ID form from previous years.  Exhibitors are required to upload a picture of their horse on this form and can register up to three horse projects. This includes a horse, pony and/or a yearling/driving horse.  Forms must be submitted by 11:59 pm on May 8th.

Members will select their fair classes in June.  If you have any questions, please call Mary Huddle at 513-383-0191.

Horse Registration Form

Horse Lease Agreement
Members planning to lease their project horse will need to complete a lease agreement and turn it in to their club advisor by Saturday, May 8.  You can find the horse lease guidelines below.

Horse Safety & Ethics Training
All first and second year horse project members are required to complete the Horse Safety & Ethics training.  This training will be held on Saturday, May 8 at 9:00 a.m. in the 4-H Hall.  Members who do not attend training will not be eligible to exhibit at the Clermont County Fair.  Please visit the link below to register.

Junior Fair Registration and Tag-In

skillathonThe 2021 fair is almost here! That means the online registration for all species is now available except for horses! Please be sure to read all instructions on the sign in screen.

Please go to and follow the instructions on the screen.

Online registration must be completed by May 06, 2021 at 11:59pm for the following animals: market hogs, market goats, market lambs, meat breeding does, market dairy goats, dairy goats, pack/harness goats, Pygmy goats, fiber animals, breeding ewes, dairy cattle, exhibition poultry, market rabbits, and exhibition rabbits.

Online registration will close May 13, 2021 at 11:59pm for breeding heifers and feeder cattle.

Small Animals are not required to register through ShoWorks this year.  Instead, members will register for an interview time as we get closer to fair.  Small Animals include guinea pigs, pocket pets and pet rabbits.

Reminder! The following animals come to the fairgrounds on the designated date for tag-in.

Saturday, May 8; 8-10 a.m.
Market Hogs
Market Goats, Market Dairy Goats, Meat Breeding Does
Market Lambs, Breeding Ewes

Saturday, May 15. 8-10 a.m.
Breeding Heifers and Feeder Cattle

Any questions concerning online registration please contact Christine Fetters at or 513-543-4366.