Quality Assurance for 2021

Quality Assurance will be held virtually in 2021. Zoom sessions will be offered at 6:00 PM on the following dates:

March 22
April 6
May 4
May 10

A last chance QA session will be held on July 26 at 6:00 PM (fee will be charged).  Quality Assurance must be completed by July 27 in order to participate in the Wayne County Fair. Click here to join the Zoom QA sessions.

Beef Weigh-In

This year’s beef weigh-in will be held on Saturday, March 13 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Coliseum at the Wayne County Fairgrounds.  If you plan to exhibit a Beef, Dairy, or Carcass Steer at the 2021 Wayne County Fair, your animal must be weighed and tagged at this event. If you wish to participate in the Born, Bred, and Raised classes at this year’s fair, your nomination form is due at weigh-in.

Dairy Ambassador Contest

Attention all Wayne County Dairy Youth! The Wayne County Dairy Promoters along with the Wayne/Ashland Dairy Service Unit are sponsoring a Wayne County Dairy Ambassador Contest. Candidates must be involved in the Wayne County dairy industry and be between the ages of 9 and 21.  Click here for contest rules and application. Applications are due March 15, 2021.

Livestock Judging & Quiz Bowl Teams

Are you interested in joining one of Wayne County’s judging or quiz bowl teams?  Feel free to contact the coaches listed below if you are interested!

General Livestock Judging Team:

Erin Lucci   240-682-0801    elucci@certifiedangusbeef.com
Brianna Gwirtz  419-989-8987  bgwirtz@gmail.com

Meats Judging Team:

Clint Walenciak  330-465-3649  cwalenciak@certifiedangusbeef.com
Russ Johnson  330-345-1290  rivenoak@sssnet.com

Rabbit Quiz Bowl Team:

Sarah Zimmerly  330-201-6349  cszipp@aol.com

Dairy Quiz Bowl Team:

Lisa Gress  330-231-0284  randroliver@gmail.com

Dairy Judging Team:

Kristin Mensching   330-466-5350  jerz4me@gmail.com

Photography Challenge

Attention 4-H’ers! The University of Minnesota 4-H program has created a photo challenge open to all 4-H members in the Midwest (that means YOU!) in grades K-12. Explore the world in TONES for the Black & White Photography Challenge. In this challenge, we encourage you to play with shadows, look at texture, layer dark and light tones to create stunning black and white photographs. Submit up to three (3) black & white images by 11:59 p.m. on March 15. Find more information here: https://extension.umn.edu/event/4-h-black-and-white-photo-challenge

4-H Program Review Survey

We want to hear from you! While reviewing our current 4-H program, Extension staff are seeking the input of 4-H families, members, volunteers and supporters. Let us know what is important to you, what you value in the current program, and potential changes you might like to see. Go to go.osu.edu/wc4hreview to take the survey, which will be open until March 15th. We value your ideas and opinions!

Volunteer Training Recording

In case you missed the volunteer training session on February 9, a recording of the meeting is now available at go.osu.edu/2021wc4Htraining. All volunteers must complete the training session by February 28 in order to maintain their volunteer status. Be sure to complete the survey noted at the end of the presentation to record your attendance.