Virtual Tag-In for Sheep, Goat, and Swine 2020

Since OSU has suspended face-to-face meetings until July 6th, and with the current stay-at-home orders, our Jr. Fair livestock tag-in will be completed through the below google docs for May 16th. The DEADLINE is May 16th by 8pm for this virtual tag-in.

Please note, a picture of your animals identification scrapie tag (goat and sheep), or ear notch (swine) along with a side view of animal is needed as well as personal information for this virtual tag-in.

If you have any questions, please contact your advisor, a committee member for your respective animal, or Emma George – Jr. Fair Coordinator. Please go to the link for more information.

Market Goat Tag-In: www.go.osu.edu/goattag2020   
For questions contact Rhonda Procaccio – rhopro9@gmail.com

Market Sheep Tag-In: www.go.osu.edu/sheeptag2020
For questions contact Patty Shircliff – pas1013@yahoo.com, or Chuck Campbell charles750@centurylink.net

Market Swine Tag-In: www.go.osu.edu/swinetag2020  
For questions contact Ryan Kisamore – rkisamore.4@gmail.com

Jr. Fair Coordinator – Emma George – egeorge@randolphfair.com

Join Ohio AgrAbility for Fitness for Farm Life 

Join Ohio AgrAbility for Fitness for Farm Life 

Tuesday May 5, 12 and 19, 7 – 7:30 pm

Fitness  for Farm Life is an educational program aimed at improving the quality or work and life for agricultural workers of all ages and abilities.

The goal of this program is to show you that by taking some small steps to care for our bodies and physical health, then in turn you can improve and preserve your physical abilities to continue doing what all of us here love-farming.

May 5 – Fitness for Farm Life: Safe Lifting

May 12 – Fitness for Farm Life: Exercises and stretches 

May 19 – Fitness for Farm Life: Health, wellness and pain management

Registration is not required, just log in and join us: https://go.osu.edu/farmfitness

If you have not logged into Zoom before you may need to download Zoom to watch the webinar. All Fitness for Farm Life webinars will be recorded and available on this website, and archived on the Ohio AgrAbility site.

 

Market Turkey Pick Up Scheduled!

Turkey Pick-up for April 22nd at 7pm

For all 4-H members who ordered Market Turkeys, pick-up is still planned for Wednesday, April 22nd at 7pm. The location has been changed to the Portage County Randolph Fair grounds. Please enter the main gate and follow the signs to the grandstand. This is a drive-through only set-up so please stay in your vehicle.

If you have any questions, please contact Diane Ebie at 330-322-2525 or debie@aurora-schools.org.

 

Virtual Horse Show Series

HURON COUNTY HORSE COUNCIL VIRTUAL HORSE SHOW SERIES

Attention 4-H Horse Advisors and Members,

During the COVID-19 emergency, there are no options for 4-H horse kids to show their horses. Huron County Horse Council has created an online Virtual Horse Show. All 4-H horse project members are welcome to participate. Please share this information with members in your county.

Basic Information: The Virtual Horse Show is a Facebook group that offers classes, patterns and a real judge! Kids pay a small fee of $5 per class to help cover the judge’s fees. All remaining funds are earmarked for our new horse barn fund, Build the Barn.

Participants are not required to dress up or take their horses anywhere. All they need is a yard and someone to take a video. To participate in the show, one does not need to have a Facebook account, only an email. Participants email their entry forms to huroncountyvirtualshow@gmail.com

Awards: 1st place receives a $5 credit for the next show to apply to a class. We have many sponsors donating prizes for high-point awards at each show as well.

Details:

1.) Link to the Entry Form https://form.jotform.com/201063646876056

2.) Payment via Paypal (katiejackson963@gmail.com) or Venmo @Katie-Jackson-804

3.) There are 2 sections to each show.

– Show 1, Section A starts April 22nd and ends May 6th for Showmanship, English, and Driving.

– Show 1, Section B will accept entries starting April 30th and classes will begin May 6th. Section B includes classes for Halter, Western, and Ranch (with a horsemanship class for gymkhana).

4.) The show series consist of 3 shows finishing in late July. At the conclusion of the show series, High Point awards will be mailed to the participants who scored the most points.

5.) The show is located on Facebook: 4-H ONLY Virtual Horse Show “Build the Barn for Huron County”.

6.) Facebook is not required to participate in the show. If you do not have a Facebook, please email Huroncountyvirtualshow@gmail.com for show information and patterns.

Questions? Contact Katie Jackson at katiejackson963@gmail.com.