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    Aug. 12, 2020

    Click below on the showbill which provides the classes, exhibitors and award sponsors for each of the species showing as part of the Henry County Junior Fair livestock shows.

    Questions? Contact the Extension Office at 419-592-0806

    HCJF Poultry Show 2020  Livestream

  2. 2020 Henry County Junior Fair Updated Information

    Aug. 05, 2020

    Updated information, the show schedule , instructions for entering/exiting the fairgrounds along with the procedures that will need to be followed by our members and their immediate family members, are now available. If you are interested in viewing the livestreaming of the various shows, we have YouTube information for you in this packet of information as well.
    If you have questions, please get in touch with Laura Rohlf, Extension Educator, 4-H at 419-592-0806.

  3. 2020 Henry County Junior Fair Livestock Sale Format

    Jul. 13, 2020

    While the Henry County Junior Fair Livestock Shows will be held in person this year, the traditional Livestock Sale will not. The Henry County Junior Fair Livestock Sale Committee would like to invite businesses and individuals to support the market livestock, dairy and horse exhibitors with a special mail in, add-on premium sale via the mail. Like many events in 2020, the committee has adapted to the golbal pandemic and have compromised by holding this type of sale.

  4. 4-H Camp... A Virtual Adventure in 2020

    Jun. 18, 2020

    What do you think of when you hear the words 4-H Camp? Canoeing, swimming, team building activities, crafts, outdoor activities and campfires? All of these come to the minds of 4-H'ers who have attended one of Henry County 4-H's most popular traditions.The tradition, as we know it, is different this year. 2020 has brought about very different experiences for 4-H'ers. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the early cancellation of camps across the state of Ohio. Ohio 4-H Camps remain closed through August 31, 2020 eliminating the opportunity for our 4-H'ers to attend camp face-to-face.

  5. Completing Quality Assurance Education 2020

    Apr. 21, 2020

    Quality Assurance education is an Ohio Department of Agriculture mandated (Ohio Revised Code) requirement in order for 4-H and FFA members to exhibit their livestock projects.

  6. 4-H Updates 04.17.2020

    Apr. 17, 2020

    Henry County 4-H updates 04.17.2020.

    4-H Flashes 04/17/2020

  7. Food Safety and Grocery Tips

    Apr. 17, 2020

    Heading out for your weekly trip to the grocery soon? Here are some great tips to promote food safety and tips to keep you healthy as well. 

    Food Safety Fact Sheet                 Handling Groceries Fact Sheet

  8. Community Service Can Be Completed

    Mar. 30, 2020

    As clubs hold their meetings virtually, members and volunteers alike may be wondering… how are we going to complete a community service project or projects that we normally do? The response is you can, just not in the traditional way that these acts of service have done before. The video below provides you some suggestions as to how your club can complete community service during our stay-at-home order from Governor DeWine.

    Watch the video by clicking here>>> Community Service Video

  9. OSU Extension Offices Implementing Teleworking for Staff

    Mar. 19, 2020

    Columbus, OHIO – Governor DeWine recently issued a state of emergency for the state of Ohio, and along with the Ohio Department of Health, has implemented a variety of strategies to reduce the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To do our part in reducing risk to Ohio State University Extension employees or clientele, we have implemented a teleworking plan effective immediately, and all OSU Extension offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

  10. COVID-19 Effects 4-H and ANR Programming

    Mar. 12, 2020

    As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the suspension of face-to-face instruction and the move to virtual instruction effective immediately through March 31. Events deemed nonessential are postponed between now and April 20, 2020.There will be evaluation whether they should continue in person beyond this time. Our primary concern is for the health and safety of all our people. Virtual meetings are encouraged when possible.