CANCELLED: Dairy Judging Contest on March 14

THE DAIRY JUDGING CONTEST AND QA HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

March 14, 2020 – 10:00am

Shipley Dairy Farm: 9309 Reynolds Rd., Utica

All youth ages 8 (and in the 3rd grade or at least 9 years of age) through 18 (as of 01/01/20) are invited to participate in the 2020 Licking County Dairy Judging Contest. Awards will be presented in both a junior and senior youth division (to include FFA members and 4-H members). During this event, the Licking County 4-H Junior and Senior Dairy Judging Teams will be chosen to compete in the 2020 State Dairy Judging Contest.

Youth who attend the Dairy Judging Contest at 10:00am will be provided lunch after the contest, compliments of the Licking County Dairy Directors.

A dairy cattle specific Quality Assurance Training will be held at 1:30pm.

REMINDER: Beef Royalty Application and Cattlemen’s Scholarship Due

The Licking County 4-H Beef Royalty application and the Licking County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship are both due on March 1, 2020.

Both should be mailed/delivered to: LCCA, c/o OSU Extension – Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055.

Licking County 4-H Beef Royalty Application

Licking County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship

CANCELLED: Dairy Judging Contest and Dairy Quality Assurance

THE DAIRY JUDGING CONTEST AND QA HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

March 14, 2020 – 10:00am

Shipley Dairy Farm: 9309 Reynolds Rd., Utica

All youth ages 8 (and in the 3rd grade or at least 9 years of age) through 18 (as of 01/01/20) are invited to participate in the 2020 Licking County Dairy Judging Contest. Awards will be presented in both a junior and senior youth division (to include FFA members and 4-H members). During this event, the Licking County 4-H Junior and Senior Dairy Judging Teams will be chosen to compete in the 2020 State Dairy Judging Contest.

Youth who attend the Dairy Judging Contest at 10:00am will be provided lunch after the contest, compliments of the Licking County Dairy Directors.

A dairy cattle specific Quality Assurance Training will be held at 1:30pm.

Ohio Youth Institute

High school age youth are invited to part of the Ohio Youth Institute, hosted by OSU’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Participants research and write a short paper on a global challenge facing a country, then come to the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on April 20. Students from throughout Ohio meet with OSU experts, speakers and participate in hands-on experiences focused on global food concerns. OYI Scholars may be eligible for USDA summer internships and international opportunities. Visit the OYI website for details.

4-H Photo Contest!

Here’s your chance to be part of a cool 4-H project! 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗮 𝗣𝗿𝗼 wants you to upload your favorite 4-H photo to be part of a giant photo mosaic! You can enter up to five entries and the state with the highest rate of participation wins $10,000! Send in those photos at the link here!

 

Royalty Applications Available

Several of our Licking County 4-H Royalty/Ambassador applications are now available. Please note deadlines and to where applications should be mailed.  Applications not listed are not yet available, but will hopefully be available to you soon.

Licking County Cattlemen’s Association Queen & Princess of Beef Contest – Return entry by March 1, 2020 to:  LCCA, c/o OSU Extension – Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

Licking County Dairy Princess Contest – Applications due by Monday, March 9, 2020.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023

Licking County Dairy Feeder Princess Application – Applications due by Monday, March 9, 2020.  Mail application to: Leanne Rex, 959 Newark Granville Road, Granville, OH  43023.

Licking County Family & Consumer Sciences Queen/Princess Contest Application – Applications due by May 1, 2020.  All entries should be submitted to: OSU Extension – Licking County Office, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH  43055.

Licking County Goat King & Queen Contest Application – Entries due no later than Wednesday, May 6, 2020.  Mail entries to Lori Lee, 18355 Utica Road, Utica, OH  43080.

Licking County Lamb Royalty Application – Applications Due:  Monday, March 16, 2020. to: Licking County Lamb Royalty Contest, OSU Extension – Licking County, 771 E. Main Street, Suite 103, Newark, OH 43055.

Licking County Pork Industry Queen / Princess Contest Application and Guidelines – Entry Deadline: Friday, April 15, 2020.  Mail entry to:  Kelsey McLaughlin, 5691 Sunnyside Road, Granville, OH  43023

Licking County Poultry Royalty Contest Application – Entry Deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020.  Mail application to: Sarah Henry 11413 Blue Jay Road, Newark, OH 43056

Licking County 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador  –  Application Entry Deadline:  Wednesday, May 1, 2020 – Mail completed entry to:  LCSS Ambassador, c/o Jennifer Imbody, 12893 Rocky Fork Road, St. Louisville, OH  43071.

Licking County Recycling Billboard Contest

The Licking County Recycling Billboard Contest is open to all Licking County students in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade. Entries must be postmarked or received by the Licking County Recycling Office by November 15, 2019. One entry will be selected for billboard advertising during the holiday season. Only one entry per student. Entry forms can be found here.

Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

You and your animals have been judged…now BE the judge! Develop and practice your livestock judging skills by placing both breeding and market classes of beef, goat, sheep, and swine at the 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Friday, July 26 during the Ohio State Fair. For more information and study materials, visit: http://www.ohio4h.org/events/ohio-state-fair-4-h-livestock-judging-contest

2019 Ohio State Fair Skillathons

4-H and FFA youth can show what they know about 9 different animal species through 10 skillathon events during the Ohio State Fair (see the schedule below). Skillathons are free, registration is the day of the event (an adult must accompany the youth), youth can come anytime between the hours listed, and youth do not have to be a state fair exhibitor or be enrolled in an animal project in order to complete. Youth vying for the Outstanding Market Exhibitor (OME) award for goat, sheep, poultry, swine, and beef must participate in the Skillathon, showmanship, and live animal show in order to qualify. Rules, study resources (including the station topics for each species), and other information are available at: go.osu.edu/osfskillathons