Come join the Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers for their Lawn Chair Learning series of classes. Classes will be held June – September on the second Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30 pm in the Learning Garden behind the Extension Office. Bring your own lawn chair.
The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers will be hosting their annual open house on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Learning Garden behind the Extension Office. More information can be found here.
Join us on Monday, June 17, as the Cincinnati Reds take on the Houston Astros. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. at Great American Ball Park. A group discount is being offered to 4-H: view level (upper level) tickets are $10 and field level tickets are $20. In addition to discounted ticket rates, counties will earn $4 from each ticket purchased using the link below and have their county designated. Ticket sales are not limited to 4-H members/volunteers; share the link as much as you would like! The more tickets we sell the more “4-H perks” we get such as delivering the game ball, kid zone activities, or an on-field ceremony.
If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Royalty, 4-H Educator in Clermont County. Kelly’s e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org and phone is 513-732-7070.
Ohio 4-H has updated the Swine Resources pages for the swine resource book. Copies of the pages can be found here. You can print them out and add them to your existing swine resource book to have the updated information. New copies of the swine resource book will include the updated pages.
The Licking County Farm Bureau will be hosting a FREE breakfast for all exhibitors and advisors on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Hartford Fair. They are looking for volunteers to help serve and man stations during the event. If you are available to help, please sign up here.
If you haven’t already picked up one (or two or three), the 2019 Hartford Fair Premium Books are now out and about in the county. You can pick up a copy in our office as well as several business around Licking County. If you need additional copies of entry forms, they can be found on the Hartford Fair website here. Please make sure to review the schedule and information for the departments you will be showing in as there have been several changes in various departments this year.
The Licking County Sheep Improvement Association will be hosting a Market Lamb and Breeding Sheep Show on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Hartford Fairgrounds. Information on the show can be found here.
The 2019 Hartford Fair King and Queen Application is now available here. Applicants must be a 2019 Hartford Fair Junior Exhibitor between the age of 16 as of 1/1/19 and no older than 19 as of 1/1/20. Applications are due to the Hartford Fair Office by Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 5:00pm. Additional information can be found in the application.
Want to know what to expect for project judging? Need to know what to bring? Have questions about your project? You are invited to attend the 4-H Project Judging Workshop, led by the Licking County 4-H Food and Fashion Board. Participants will learn general judging guidelines, tips and expectations, along with specific information on clothing, foods, and special interest project judging. A flyer for the event can be found here.
When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 – 10:00am
Where: Licking County OSU Extension Office
Questions: Adrienne Anderson – email@example.com – 740.670.5315
The final Licking County Quality Assurance Training and Horse Safety & Ethics Program will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Licking Valley High School. The program will begin at 6:30pm. If you have not completed your Quality Assurance Training Requirement, this will be your last option to do so in Licking County. There are additional options outside of Licking County that meet the June 1st deadline. If you are not able to come to the May 23rd Quality Assurance, please call our office at 740-670-5315 for out of county options.
Guidelines and a listing of the projects that require completion of a Quality Assurance Training can be found here.
Members taking a horse project for the first year must attend a Horse Safety & Ethics program to be eligible to show. The May 23rd Horse Safety & Ethics program listed above is the final option that meets those requirements for 2019.
If your child is no longer taking a livestock or horse project, please email Adrienne at firstname.lastname@example.org to have the project(s) removed from the member’s enrollment.
If you need to have your picture taken for the Hartford Fair Photo IDs, representatives from the fair will be taking photos from 5:00-6:30pm. They will be starting earlier than normal in order to ensure they are able to get everyone’s picture taken before the program starts. Please come early enough to get your picture taken before the program starts.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE TO THOSE WHO DON’T COMPLETE THE QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS BY JUNE 1 EACH YEAR.