The first of several Quality Assurance and Horse Safety & Ethics training opportunities will begin this week. If your youth are planning to enroll in a livestock project or a horse project, please make plans to attend one of these sessions. A full list of guidelines and dates can be found here.
Members enrolled in the following projects MUST attend a Quality Assurance Training prior to June 1, 2019 to be eligible to show at the Hartford and Ohio State Fairs.
BEEF: Market Steer, Market Heifer, Beef Breeding, Beef Feeder Calf, Dairy Market Steers, Steer Pool
DAIRY: Dairy Cows, Dairy Heifers
GOATS: Angora Goats, Pygmy Goats, Dairy Goats, Market Goats, Pack Goats
POULTRY: Meat Poultry, Breeding Poultry, Fancy Poultry
RABBITS: Breeding Rabbits, Market Rabbits (encouraged for Pet Rabbit Projects)
SHEEP: Market Lamb, Breeding Sheep
SWINE: Market Hog
Members taking an EQUINE project for the first time in 2019 must attend a Horse Safety & Ethics Training. A parent is required to attend with the member.
Licking County 4-H/FFA Sessions will be held as follows…
March 13th (Wednesday) – OSU-N/COTC – Founder’s Hall (6:30 p.m.)
April 9th (Tuesday) – Northridge High School (6:30 p.m.)
April 25th (Thursday) – Johnstown High School (6:30 p.m.)
May 6th (Monday) – Utica High School (6:30 p.m.)
May 11th (Saturday) – OSU-N/COTC – Founder’s Hall (6:30 p.m.)
May 23rd (Thursday) – Licking Valley High School (6:30 p.m.)
Additional Licking County Opportunities…
April (TBA) (Saturday) – Rabbit & Poultry QA – Location TBA – (following Rabbit & Poultry Fun Show)
Other Approved Activities and Training Programs…
Knox County Quality Assurance Training Programs (Contact #740.397.0401 for program details) March 7 (East Knox H.S.) / April 4 (Centerburg H.S.) / April 15 (Fredericktown H.S.) / May 9 (Mt. Vernon H.S.) / May 16 (Danville H.S.) – all programs take place 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Delaware County Quality Assurance Training Program (Contact #740.833.2030 for program details) April 11 (6:30 p.m. Big Walnut H.S.) / April 14 – Rabbit Focus (2p.m. Merchant Bldg. Delaware Fairgrounds) / May 5 – Poultry Focus (2 p.m. Merchant Bldg. Delaware Fairgrounds) / May 8 (6:30p.m. Buckeye Valley H. S.) / June 1 – Sheep & Goat Focus (10 a.m. Pig /Lamb Barn Delaware Fairgrounds)
*Please Note: Delaware is also offering session on June 8 – this one does NOT meet Hartford QA deadline of June 1st.
Ohio Beef Expo – Beef Quality Assurance Training – March 15 (Friday) – Ohio Expo Center
Showring Excellence Seminar – April 13 (Saturday 9am – 4pm) – Hartford Fairgrounds