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: go.osu.edu/2023HartfordWeighIn.
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!
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 email@example.com 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Ohio State Fair starts on Wednesday, July 27th. Our members who were selected to represent Licking County with their Clothing, Foods, and Special Interest projects will be competing daily throughout. You can check for the results of each day’s judging HERE. Results are typically posted by 11:00a.m. the day after the judging has taken place.
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
Do you know a high school student who dreams of becoming a veterinarian? Check out “Be a Vet for a Day” on July 27 as part of Veterinary Exploration Days sponsored by Ohio State – 4-H Animal Sciences and Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, hosted by the Ohio State Fair! Register: go.osu.edu/vetcamp
4-H Skillathon Facilitators are needed to conduct Ohio Youth Skillathons located at the Ohio State Fair. Please help support the continued learning experience of youth livestock and companion animal exhibitors! To register to facilitate, please go to this link: go.osu.edu/facilitatorregistration
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.
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. Visit HERE for more information and to access the online entry portal.