IMPORTANT: Market Steer and Heifer Updates for 2021

If you’re planning to show a 4-H / FFA MARKET STEER or HEIFER during the 2021 Hartford Fair, please make note of the following UPDATED details regarding weigh-in on Saturday, DECEMBER 12, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. You’ll also see that information is listed for those youth who are planning to show at the Ohio State Fair. Please plan accordingly!
PLEASE NOTE: Weigh-In will be held in DECEMBER, rather than our tradition of January, in hopes of avoiding the inclement weather that we have encountered in recent years. All the information you need can be found below or a printable version can be found here.
Please pay special attention to the tagging information section. The Hartford Fair will be using Electronic Identification (EID) tags in 2021. Information on EID tags can be found in the document here.


Focus on Photography Virtual SPIN Club

Join the 4-H SPIN Club-Focus on Photography and perfect your picture-taking skills in time for some great fall and holiday pics! The secret to a good picture isn’t in the editing, it’s in the original snapshot. Learn about equipment, lighting, composition, skills, and storytelling. It happens on Tuesdays from Nov. 10-Dec. 15 from 4-5 p.m. All you need is a camera or cell phone with a camera. Register at

State Line Tack to Hold Virtual Fall Horse Show

Calling all 4-H horse kids! State Line Tack is hosting another virtual show. Are you a current 4-H member, or an alumni member? If so, you’re invited to partake in session two of State Line Tack®’s Fall Festival, 4-H edition. Specializing in trail, costume, color and showmanship classes, there’s something for every 4-H® horse and rider!…/fall-festival-4-h-edition/

REMINDER: Ohio 4-H Foundation Celebration of Youth Open to All

Join the Ohio 4-H Foundation for this year’s Celebration of Youth event on Thursday, November 5 at 7:00. This year, for the first time, the virtual event is open to everyone free of charge.  Participants will enjoy a program featuring many Ohio 4-H members and an online auction. Funds raised from Celebration of Youth support Ohio 4-H programming and operations to help engage youth across Ohio’s 88 counties. Please visit for event details, sponsorship information, and registration for the event.

There is also an online auction. All proceeds will go to benefit 4-H programming in Ohio. Please be sure to check out all of the lovely items up for auction!