Livestock Care & Feed Workshop Details – February 22

Presented by New Philadelphia Heritage Country Store & The Muskingum County Junior Fair Livestock Committee

Muskingum County Fairgrounds Veteran’s Building
1300 Pershing Road, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Swine, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Equine

Breakfast & Lunch available

Heritage Cooperative Retail Trailer will be onsite with Feed, Tack & Show Supplies

Featuring Purina, Sunglo & Nutrena Show Feeds.
Show Products from Sullivan’s & Weaver

Door Prizes throughout the Day!

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks & Heritage Cooperative Product/Feed Introduction

Breakout Sessions

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Swine

Animal selection
Nutrition & Supplements
Skin Care
Show Utensils
Daily Care & Routine

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Dairy Cattle

Nutrition & Supplements
Show Utensils
Daily Care & Routine

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Beef

Nutrition & Supplements
Hair Care & Grooming
Hair Care Tools & Products

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Poultry & Rabbits

Animal selection
Nutrition & Supplements
Daily Care & Routine

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Sheep & Goats

Animal selection
Nutrition & Supplements
Daily Care & Routine

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Equine

Special Thanks to Sponsors:
Muskingum County Livestock Committee
Muskingum County Agricultural Society
Heritage Country Store New Philadelphia
WHIZ Media Group

NO Pullorum Testing on Poultry for 2020 Fair Season!

Due to the fact that there is no S. pullorum antigen available for testing, Ohio is waiving the S. pullorum testing requirement for the 2020 fair season. Youth who purchase market birds will still need to provide the bill of sale from a Pullorum-free flock.

4HOnline Enrollment Now Open! How Do I Enroll?

The 4HOnline Enrollment System opened for Muskingum County 4-H on February 1. Enrollments must be entered and confirmed by the Club Data Manager no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 16.

NEW THIS YEAR! New 4-H families (no youth in the family have ever been in 4-H) will need to contact Debbie Dunn at the Extension Office (dunn.257@osu.edu) to create a new family profile. Please provide Family Name, Family e-mail address, phone number, mailing address and 4-H member names.

For more information on how to enroll, visit our website: https://muskingum.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/4honline-tips-and-tricks

Tips are also available on pages 7-8 the Muskingum County 4-H Owner’s Manual, which you should receive a hard copy of from your club volunteer or can be viewed online.

Reminder to Club Data Managers: You will not be able to log into your club until you complete your volunteer enrollment and it is approved by the Extension Office. The sooner you do this, the better!

If you have questions, please contact the Extension Office (740-454-0144, dunn.257@osu.edu)

What Happens Next in 4-H: February Monthly Highlights

4-H Committee Meeting – February 3, 6-7:30 p.m.

The 4-H Committee will meet in the Extension Office Meeting Room from 6-7:30 p.m.

New Volunteer Orientation – February 5, 6-8 p.m.

New 4-H Club volunteers must attend one of two orientation sessions offered, January 28 or February 5.

Ohio 4-H Conference Registration Due – February 7

Registration materials can be found here.

New Cloverbud Volunteer Orientation – February 10, 6-8 p.m.

New Cloverbud Volunteers must attend this orientation at the Extension Office.

4-H CARTEENS Program – February 13

4-H CARTEENS takes place at the Muskingum County Juvenile Court. Youth interested in becoming 4-H CARTEENS volunteer presenters should contact the Extension Office for details.

Cross County Lines Request Forms Due – February 15

Cross County Lines membership request forms are due in our office by 4:30 p.m.

Deadline to Complete New Volunteer Process – February 15

New Volunteer applicants must have all parts of the process complete.

Ohio 4-H Scholarship Deadline – February 15

The application is online: https://ohio4h.org/families/just-teens/awards-scholarships/ohio-4-h-scholarships

Muskingum County 4-H Week – February 16-22

Clubs are encouraged to help us promote 4-H in Muskingum County by participating in a social media campaigns. Find details here.

Camp Team Program Committee Meetings – February 17, Designated Times

Camp Counselors will meet with their assigned Program Committees.

4-H Kick-Off – February 18, 6-7:30 p.m.

Rolling Plains United Methodist Church, 3350 Moxahala Park Rd., Zanesville

Project & Opportunity Fair 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

County Awards presented at 7:00 p.m.

The first 250 attendees will receive an I 4-H bumper sticker!

Learn more about 4-H, Earn Club Participation Points, View Award Winning Project Displays, Enter 1/2 Camp Scholarship Drawing, Preview 200+ Project Books, check out the photo booth and much more!

Camp Team Meeting #2 – February 20 – Campbassadors, 5:15 p.m., Everyone 6-8 p.m.

Camp Counselors and staff will meet at the Extension Office.

Livestock Feed & Care Workshop – February 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Heritage Cooperative will provide a Livestock Feed & Care Workshop for all species at the Veteran’s Building on the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. More details to come when available. Lunch provided by the Muskingum County Cattlemen’s Association.

Junior Fair Board – February 24, 6-7:30 p.m.

Junior Fair Board will meet at the Extension Office.

Junior Leaders @ Webb Financial – February 25, 6 p.m.

Junior Leaders will visit Webb Financial Group and learn more about successful adulting. Details will be shared via e-mail.

Cloverbud Science Saturday – February 29, 10-11 a.m.

Registration for Cloverbud Science Saturday on February 29th is now OPEN! Follow the link below to register! Limited to the first 20 participants!

https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3OvD4L8MdIE5xKB

Muskingum County 4-H Week Social Media Campaigns – Help us promote 4-H!

Facebook Cover Photo Promotion

Help us spread the 4-H message in Muskingum County! Individuals, businesses and organizations are encouraged to use a specially created Facebook cover photo to help encourage local youth to become involved in 4-H.

Register online (go.osu.edu/4hweek) by February 13 at 11:59 p.m. and receive the photo via e-mail on February 14. Individuals who receive Muskingum County 4-H Weekly Update e-mails do not need to register, as they will receive the image in a Weekly Update.

Please use the photo as your profile or page cover photo during Muskingum County 4-H Week, February 16-22.

 

Facebook Club Photo Challenge

4-H Clubs can help promote Muskingum County 4-H on Facebook! Clubs can submit one photo per club that includes members demonstrating this year’s theme, “4-H Road Trip”. Photos must be e-mailed to mcconnell.210@osu.edu by March 1 at 11:59 p.m. to be included in the contest. Please mention the name of the club when photos are submitted.

Photos will be posted in an album on the Muskingum County 4-H Facebook Page on March 2. Prizes will be awarded for photos that receive the most reactions by Sunday, March 8 at 12 noon: First Place ($50) and Second Place ($30)

4-H Kick-Off – February 18

This event is open to the public! Invite your friends to learn more about 4-H!

 

4-H Kick-Off 

“4-H Road Trip”

 

February 18

Rolling Plains United Methodist Church, 3350 Moxahala Park Rd., Zanesville

Project & Opportunity Fair 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

County Awards presented at 7:00 p.m.

The first 250 attendees will receive an I 4-H bumper sticker!

Learn more about 4-H, Earn Club Participation Points, View Award Winning Project Displays, Enter 1/2 Camp Scholarship Drawing, Preview 200+ Project Books, check out the photo booth and much more!

All 4-H Week activities sponsored by the Muskingum County 4-H Committee.

For more information, call OSU Extension – Muskingum County at 740-454-0144.

 

Ohio 4-H Youth Poultry Clinic – April 18

The 2020 Youth Poultry Clinic will be held Saturday, April 18, at OSU ATI, Wooster. The postmark deadline for registration is Wednesday, April 1. The cost for the clinic is $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for youth. Registration material will be available after the first of the year at https://ohio4h.org/animalsciences/poultry/poultry-calendar-events.

Tentative topics are: Necropsy, Processing/Meats, Exhibition Poultry, Digestion/Nutrition, OPA/Careers, Youth Quality Assurance, Broilers A-Z, Laying Hens/Eggs, and a Question/Answer Corner.

Refreshments and lunch are included in the registration fee. Vendors will be present.