Breakfast Banquet for the Licking County Agricultural Hall of Fame

The Licking County Agricultural Hall of Fame was established to recognize those individuals who have demonstrated a lifelong exemplary service to their community and the industry of agriculture.

We will celebrate our history at the Agricultural Hall of Fame with an induction breakfast and ceremony Friday, March 31, 2023 at the Reese Center on the Newark campus of The Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College at 7:30 a.m. and will conclude by 9:00 a.m.  This year we will be inducting two couples: Jerrold and Sue Keller, and Bill and Janet Goodman.

You are invited to attend.  The cost is $10 and reservations can be called in to the Extension Office by Monday March 20th at 740-670-5315.

Beef Quality Assurance, March 23, 7:00 PM at Muskingum Livestock

Are you selling beef animals to be harvested for meat and need to update your Beef Quality Assurance Certification?

The goal of the Ohio Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program is to increase the competitive base for marketing Ohio cattle. Beef Quality Assurance is a program to ensure that beef and dairy cattle are maintained in a manner which will result in a safe and wholesome beef product for the consumer.

The Ohio BQA program is set to meet or exceed the NCBA BQA Guidelines.

Attending this session will allow you to obtain the Ohio Beef Quality Assurance certificate or renew your existing certificate. Certificates are good for three years.

March 23, 2023 7:00 PM at Muskingum Livestock Auction

RSVP’s not required for this program

New Fertilizer Applicator Certification Class March 22, 6:00 PM

This class will meet the training requirement to obtain a fertilizer applicator certification from the Ohio Department of Agriculture in lieu of taking an exam.

Who needs a fertilizer certification?:

Fertilizer certification is required if you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres used for agricultural production grown primarily for sale. If you have a co-op or other custom applicator make your fertilizer applications, you do not need the certification.

Session Details:

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rural Services Building
225 Underwood St
Zanesville, OH 43701
No Cost
Please RSVP by calling the office or by email.

Two pond management class options!


Mar. 28, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Presented in collaboration with Fairfield SWCD, join us for in-field discussion on managing your backyard pond, both in the spring, as well as throughout the year.

Click here to register


Pond Clinic – Licking County

Monday, May 1, 2023
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Granville Brewing Company, 5419 Columbus Road, Granville, OH
Ohio State University Extension Pond Specialist Eugene Braig will provide tips on maintaining your pond to meet your goals.