Hello 4-H Teens!

Ohio 4-H is seeking input from you to help us design virtual programming that would be specific to ages 13-19. We know that during a time of distance learning and modified 4-H programs, that there are many new opportunities to explore! With your feedback to a short survey, Ohio 4-H intends to use your thoughts and ideas in offering more teen-specific programs that can be accessed virtually!

Please visit www.go.osu.edu/ohio4hteeninterest and respond to the survey questions by October 16, to have your feedback shared! If you received this survey from another source, you are only asked to complete it once. Thank you in advance for taking a few moments to complete this survey!

 

Pickled Beets and Eggs

The deep red hue of pickled beets and eggs is beautiful.  For a colorful and tasty recipe, try Pickled Beets and Eggs.  Let us know what you think!  Email Becky at fiscus.22@osu.edu with your thoughts about the recipe.

For more recipes, be sure to check out www.celebrateyourplate.org

 

Be Food Safe

A critical part of healthy eating is keeping food safe to eat.  Here are some tips to help us reduce the risk of foodborne illness.  For more tips, check out www.choosemyplate.gov

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.

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.

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!