State 4-H Achievement Form Workshop

This fall, the Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council will again be hosting two different Achievement Form Workshops for 4-H members statewide!

  • October 7, 2020 (7:00-9:00 p.m. on Zoom): An informational session will be held, providing a basic overview of the Achievement Form, giving introductory tips for completion, and sharing about potential opportunities available to members who complete and submit their forms.
  • November 14, 2020 (5:30-7:30 p.m. on Zoom): A more in-depth session will be offered for those who have completed or made significant progress on their form; small group coaching will be available for members to receive personalized feedback.

 More information can also be found at go.osu.edu/TLC.

Ohio CattleWomen Scholarships – Application deadline 12/15/2020

Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to outstanding students entering their college junior or senior year. Priority will be given to applicants attending a school in Ohio. Applicants’ majors may vary, however, preference will be given to a major in agriculture, specifically relating to beef. Applicants must be maintaining a 2.75 GPA or higher. Visit www.ohiocattlewomen.com for more information.

Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation Scholarships – Applications due 10/31/2020

Several college scholarships are available to beef industry youth through the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation. These scholarships are administered through the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation in conjunction with the following organizations and individuals. Applications deadlines are noted next to the scholarship names. For questions concerning scholarships, please contact the office at cattle@ohiocattle.org or 614-873-6736.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION – Complete the Application Here


TAGGED FOR GREATNESS SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31

Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by the sale of Ohio’s beef specialty license plates. For more information on purchasing beef plates, call the Foundation office at 614-873-6736.

CATTLEMEN’S COUNTRY CLUB SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31

Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by proceeds from the beef putt-putt golf course at the Ohio State Fair.

SALTWELL EXPO SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31

One $1,000 scholarship is awarded at the Ohio Beef Expo thanks to Saltwell Western Store, owned by Jay and Sally Puzacke, who donate a percentage of sales generated from the official line of clothing sold through Saltwell’s trade show booth at the Ohio Beef Expo.

NOAH COX MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a college student who is enrolled in a two-year or four-year program or a graduating high school senior who plans to attend a college or university majoring in an agricultural or non-agricultural program. This scholarship was created in honor of Noah Cox who passed away in May 2017.

CATTLEMEN’S GALA SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 31

Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to college students who are enrolled in an agricultural program or a graduating high school senior who plans to study agriculture at a college or university. This scholarship is made possible by the annual Cattlemen’s Gala Celebration and Fundraiser.

Source: https://www.ohiocattle.org/foundation/scholarships

Scholarship Opportunity: Precision Agriculture – Due 9/25/2020

Precision Agriculture:  Positive Impacts on the Environment Scholarship Contest
Farms.com is pleased to announce a contest for a chance to win one of three US $2,000 scholarships for students who have a precision agriculture idea that will have a positive impact on the environment.

In addition to the $2,000 scholarship prize, the winners, as determined by voting in each country, will be invited to participate in a Student Panel as part of Farm.com Precision Ag Virtual Conference in November 2020, where they will have the opportunity to present their thesis idea in more detail to farmers attending the Farms.com Virtual Precision Agriculture Conference and Trade Show. Full details and application can be found at https://www.farms.com/precision-agriculture/conferences/virtual-precision-ag-conference-2020/scholarship-contest. Deadline is 11:59 pm, Friday September 25, 2020

Teen Tip: Five Tips to Play with and Interact with a Small Child

Today’s Teen Tip video “Five Tips to Play with and Interact with a Small Child”, is provided by Ottawa/Sandusky County FCS Educator Katie Schlagheck.  Are you interested in learning how to play and interact with a young child?  Watch this week’s video for 5 helpful tips. Please share via social media and email with school districts, juvenile courts, health department, Job and Family Services, etc.

Caprine Representative Applications: Due 9/11/2020

The 2020 Caprine Representative Application is located here.  The application is due to the Extension Office by September 11, 2020. Please note that all other specie applications as well as Junior Fair Queen applications are now posted online. Click here for more info.

Teen Tip Tuesday: Race and Racism – Huh?

Today’s Teen Tip Video, “Race and Racism – Huh?”, is provided by Marion County FCS Educator Whitney Gherman. The link to the video can be found here.  Learning about topics such as racism, oppression, and social identity requires stamina, courage, and skill. During this brief video a few terms and concepts will be introduced. Upon watching it you’ll have a better sense of the way race has been constructed and the ways to use your unique gifts and talents to interrupt, speak out, and stand against racism.

Lamb & Wool Queen Applications: Due 9/21/2020

The 2020 Fairfield County Lamb and Wool Queen Contest entry form can be found at http://www.fairfieldcountyfair.org/forms.  Forms are due to the contest coordinator by September 21, 2020.

Please note that all other specie applications as well as Junior Fair Queen applications are now posted online. Click here for more info.