Market Steer and Heifers Weigh-In for 2023

Members who are planning to take a Market Steer or Heifer project to the Hartford Fair in 2023 must bring their animal(s) to the Tagging / Weigh-In on Saturday, December 10, 2022. Tagging / Weigh-in will take place from 8:00am to 11:00am that day in the west end of Grubb Arena at the Hartford Fairgrounds. Youth planning to bring steers or heifers to the weigh-in MUST pre-register their animals online by NO LATER THAN 1:00pm on Friday, December 9, 2022 at:

Additional information on showing Market Steer/Heifer at the Hartford Fair, as well as the Ohio State Fair (including information on DNA packets) can be found HERE.

Please be sure to review all information to insure you don’t miss any dates/requirements!


2022 Licking County 4-H Achievement Night

We are excited to recognize our members and advisors at the annual Licking County 4-H Achievement Night. Email invites went out to all advisors and those members who will be recognized at the event. If you received an email, please be sure to RSVP at the link in the email if you plan to attend. A list of areas being recognized is listed below. If you did not receive and email but you have a member who should be recognized in one of the areas below, please reach out to Adrienne at so she can check to ensure we haven’t missed anyone.

Please note: the email message was sent to the family email address (and member email if there was one listed) in 4-HOnline. Please check your junk/spam folder for the missing email first. The email would have come from Adrienne Anderson – around 4:00pm on 10/26/22.

Areas/Groups Being Recognized:

  • Project/Commodity Royalty Representatives
  • Ohio State Fair Livestock and Still Project Awards: Clock Trophy, Honorable Mention, Outstanding of the Day, Animal/Livestock Skill-a-thon, Junior Livestock, Junior Dog
  • Dairy Judging Contest: Licking County and Ohio 4-H Contests
  • Hartford Fair: Skill-a-thon, Project Interview, and Record Book Winners
  • 4-H Band: Officers, Council, Advisor Board, and Scholarship Recipients
  • Licking County Teen Leadership: Camp Counselors, Hartford Fair Junior Fair Board, Food & Fashion Board, 4-H CARTEENS
  • Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership: Teen Leadership Council and 4-H Event Youth Assistant
  • 4-H Achievement Record Awards: Project Area Awards, Trip Awards, and Scholarship Recipients
  • “I Dare You” Award Recipients
  • Honor Clubs
  • Club Charter for New Clubs
  • Licking County 4-H Committee
  • Licking County 4-H Advisors
  • 4-H Volunteers: Quality Assurance Instructors, Hartford Fair Senior Fair Board, 4-H Camp Volunteers, Skill-a-thon Facilitators, Project Interview Judges
  • Friend of 4-H Announcement

Paid Volunteer Opportunity at the Ohio State Fair

The Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for PAID volunteers to help staff their Land and Living building at the Ohio State Fair. Volunteers must be at least 16-years-old and comfortable talking to the public, answering questions, and promoting agriculture. For each shift worked, volunteers will receive free fair admission, parking, a state fair meal voucher, and $50 Visa gift card. You can check out more here: State Fair Volunteers Needed at Land and Living Building

Volunteers Needed for the Taste of Ohio Cafe at the Ohio State Fair

The Ohio Pork Council is in need of volunteers to work the Pork Food Stand in the Taste of Ohio Cafe at the Ohio State Fair.

As a food stand volunteer your group would receive: free admission and parking, an OH Pork shirt, a free meal, and a $100 donation to your club.

Volunteer shifts are at 10:30am-3:30pm and 3:30pm-8:30pm and there are currently open shifts on these days:

  • Wednesday, 7/27 @ 10:30 and 3:30
  • Saturday, 7/30 @ 10:30 and 3:30
  • Sunday, 7/31 @ 10:30 and 3:30
  • Wednesday, 8/3 @ 10:30
  • Thursday, 8/4 @ 3:30
  • Saturday 8/6 @ 10:30 and 3:30
  • Sunday 8/7 @ 10:30 and 3:30

If you have questions, please reach out to Kylie Ramirez at

2022 Ohio 4-H’s Got Talent Show!

When: Saturday, August 6th, 2022 at 6:00pm

Where: Lausche Youth Center, at the Ohio State Fair

Who: Current Approved 4-H’ers in Good Standing

Categories: Vocal, Instrumental, Dance, & Miscellaneous

Registration Link:

Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 17, 2022 by 11:59 pm

*The first 12 acts that apply and are confirmed with their county will participate


The rules and more detailed information are located at

REMINDER: Ohio State Fair Entries Due

If you are planning to show at the Ohio State Fair in 2022, entries are due by 1:00pm on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. All entries must be made online by the deadline. Please be sure to continue checking dates and requirements to show at the Ohio State Fair to ensure you don’t miss any deadlines. Visit HERE for more information and to access the online entry portal.