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4-H Cloverbuds Celebrations!!!

4-H Cloverbud member Walter Mosley competes in the virtual stuffed animal competition.  Walter has graduated from the Fairfield County 4-H Cloverbud program and will be a 4-H member in 2021!

Listen in as 4-H Educator Aubrey Fowler shares all about the Cloverbud Virtual Stuffed Animal exhibition and the Cloverbud Graduation..Interested in the  4-H Cloverbud program?  Find more information here go,osu.edu/go4-H

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More Fairfield County Fair mementos for sale….

Want to Relive the 2020 Fairfield County Fair?

Want to relive the 2020 Fairfield County Fair shows? Go to YouTube and search ‘Fairfield County Fair 2020’ and find videos from all the show’s including the pre-recorded band performances.  If you would like to purchase a species specific thumb drive contact the Fairfield County Ag Society at 740-653-3041.  Preorders will be taken  thru late October.   For example you can purchase all of the goat shows including pygmy, dairy, breeding and market goat shows plus the market goat auction.  Would make a great stocking stuffer!!

Junior Fairboard Clothing Fundraiser includes the Round Barn…

Looking for a nice sweatshirt for chilly Fall and Winter days ahead?  The Fairfield County Fair  Junior Fairboard is extending their Fairfield County Fair Round Dairy Barn Fund Raiser thru November 11th.  The Fairfield County Fairboard will receive 20% of all sales.  You can choose from a classic or v-neck tee, a raglan tee shirt, or a classic hoodie or crew neck sweatshirt .  In addition you can purchase a sweatshirt stadium blanket.  For more details and prices, contact Leslie Cooksey at 740-277-4625 or via email at Cooksey.25@osu.edu.

PLANTING GARLIC..NO, it is not too late!!

If you have ever wanted to try your hand at growing garlic now is the time to think about planting it.  Garlic should be planted between Halloween and Thanksgiving and you will want to start with a good seed source from a reputable seed company.  Garlic is a relative of the onion, shallot, and leek. Garlic and onion can be differentiated by their leaves — garlic leaves are flat while onion leaves are round and hollow. A head of garlic is composed of individual cloves enclosed in a papery bulb cover. Each clove is actually a small bulb; that bulb is a collection of unexpanded leaves.

Your soil should be a well-drained sandy loam with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0.  Garlic needs Continue reading