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Junior Fair Steer Weigh-In
The date for this year’s steer weigh-in is Saturday, December 6 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. 4-H and FFA members/parents must bring the steer calves to the weigh-in to be eligible to show the steer(s) at the Pickaway County Fair in 2015. The weigh-in is MANDATORY, if members miss it, they will not be able to show a steer in 2015. For Emergencies on day of weigh-in, please call 740-412-3333. Click "read more" for all the details...
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Join Pickaway County 4-H
Discover yourself in Pickaway County 4-H! Discover new friends, fun, career and lifelong hobby interests, leadership and citizenship skills, and so much more!
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Zero Weight Gain Challenge
Want to maintain your current weight, or even lower it a little, during the holidays? The Zero Weight Gain Challenge can help! Join us for our six-week wellness challenge as we give tips for a healthier lifestyle and better balance during the holidays? Want to join us? Click "read more" to sign up!
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Ohio 4-H Project Central - Now is the Season for Rating!
Project Central allows 4 H’ers to search, learn about, and rate projects. While projects are fresh on their minds, please encourage your 4 H members and volunteers to visit projectcentral.ohio4h.org to share their experiences, good and bad. Just 40% of projects have been rated so far. Can we reach 80%? 100%? The higher we go, the more future 4-H’ers get to learn from their peers’ experiences!
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Pickaway to Garden - November 2014
Pickaway to Garden Taking Stock By Paul J. Hang November, what can we say about November? Veterans’ Day and Thanksgiving stand out, but little else. Steel gray blustery days are punctuated by rare sunny blue sky days and maybe Indian Summer? The growing season is pretty much over for most of us. Since April the vegetative world has been on a tear to produce seed, root and tuber using flowers and fruit as a means. Now it’s over. Leaves lay where they fell. Those of us who put things by have put them by. Those of us who put things off don’t have much time left. Has the vegetable garden been cleaned up? Have the flower beds been tidied up? Did you leave those plants we like to see during the winter or the ones that can provide seeds for the birds and food for critters?
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Teens Awards Kick-off Night
Teens are encouraged to apply for great awards, events, and scholarships. You must be 14 or older as of January 1, 2015 to apply. Opportunities include: Camp Counselor, Scholarships, Ohio 4-H Ambassador and more! Need some help? Come to the Teen Awards Kick-Off Night on Monday December 8th at 7:00 p.m. at the Extension Office Meeting Room. RSVP by December 3rd.
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Farm Custom Rates are Updated
Ohio farmers were surveyed recently
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Find recent "Grazing School" presentations on-line here!
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
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