Are you looking for something fun and educational for your children to do this summer? Send them camping with us! OSU Extension, Hocking County is returning to Tar Hollow State Park to camp in 2013. The multi-age Beginner/Junior Camp, for youth who were age 8 - 13 as of January 1, 2013 and who completed grades 3 - 8 will be held July 8-11. In addition to canoeing (pictured) 4-H’ers have opportunities to swim, hike, dance, do crafts, learn about nature, make new friends and have a lot of fun at camp. In addition, we will be doing some activities from the National 4-H Health Rocks curriculum that focus on prevention of substance abuse. The camp registration fee will be $110 per participant with a deadline to register of June 14. Families can save money by registering for camp on Camp Discount Day – June 7! The cost for all campers who register on June 7 is $95.00. OSU Extension, Hocking County will be open 8 am – 6 pm on June 7 for your convenience. The discount day savings is open to all youth who register for camp on June 7. All 4-H members are encouraged to attend. Youth who are not enrolled in 4-H are also welcome.
Hocking County 4-H Horse Committee is hosting an open horse show on August 24, 2013.
Due to budget challenges, the 4-H program is changing our method of disseminating the 4-H Clovergram newsletter. 4-H families who have provided their e-mail address will receive an e-mail notification and an attached newsletter from Shannon Wenger, firstname.lastname@example.org. If families are unable to open the attachment, the newsletter will also be posted to the OSU Extension, Hocking County web-site at www.hocking.osu.edu.
The Ohio State University has begun a new fund-raising campaign to support students from all 88 Ohio counties. The "Ohio Scholarship Challenge" seeks to raise $100 million in general undergraduate scholarship funds for Ohio State students at all campuses. This Challenge is also part of the university’s larger effort to raise $500 million in private funds for student financial aid and scholarships. The Ohio Scholarship Challenge honorary co-chairs are Ohio State head football Coach Urban Meyer and men’s basketball Coach Thad Matta.
Small farm owners who want to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them or expand their operations, or those new to agriculture who are looking for ways to utilize acreage, can attend workshops and presentations on these and more issues during a small farm conference March 23 in Zanesville, Ohio.
The "Pastures for Profit" grazing school is a comprehensive course in Management Intensive Grazing
It is happening. Be prepared. The oil & gas industry has returned to our area!
Want to learn more about the aquaculture research OSU conducts at Piketon? See this!
Once identified as CCA treated, take precautions to minimize exposure to the chemical residues
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
Review these considerations before you sign a lease!
We have new Federal estate tax legislation for at least 2 years
For those wishing to do “Medicaid planning” to protect assets, the rules can be confusing
All remaining Counties have been added to Ohio Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine
Lots of area trees appear to be suffering this summer
Confused about the Ohio requirements for septic systems? If so, you're not alone.
Planting is one of the most important cultural practices that can determine a tree's success or failure in the landscape