1. 2016 Shooting Sports Camp

    Jan. 29, 2016

    4-H Camp Piedmont will be hosting a shooting sports camp June 10-12. Youth ages 9-13 will have the opportunity to experience a variety of shooting sport education in a camp setting. Participants will select from one of five disciplines – archery, advanced archery, rifle .22 rimfire, shotgun, or pistol.

    Click here for more information, including registration material. (Registration and payment is due May 13.)


  2. Re-Enrollment Packets Are Ready

    Dec. 30, 2015

    4-H Club Advisors, we have re-enrollment packets ready for pick up at the Extension Office. 

    Please make sure your members are looking over the forms to confirm that the pre-populated information is accurate.  These forms need to be collected and returned to the Extension Office by the April 1st deadline, but we will take them earlier. 

    Please, note that the office will be closed Friday January 1st, 2016.

  3. 2016 Ohio Beef School (Webinar Series)

    Dec. 30, 2015

    Tuesdays @ 7:00pm ($5/Session Fee) January 19th February 2nd February 16th

    The beef cattle industry is quickly evolving.  Are you prepared to keep pace with it?  We plan to explore that evolution with three fast paced, forward thinking sessions being planned for the 2016 Ohio Beef Cattle School webinar series.

    January 19th: Focused on the markets featuring Oklahoma State economist Dr. Derrell Peel & United Producers' Sam Roberts

  4. 2016 Upcoming 4-H Deadline--January 15th!

    Dec. 30, 2015

    Mark Your Calendar--Don't Be Late

    The Following Items are Due to the Extention Office by CLOSE of BUSINESS on JANUARY 15th:

  5. 4-H -- What's Coming Up...

    Jun. 10, 2015

    Thursday, June 11, 6:00 p.m. – Horse Safety Assurance Training - Belmont County Extension Office (All first time horse participants must attend with a parent)

    Thursday, June 11, 6:00 p.m. – 4-H Horse Committee (we will be finishing up plans for the clinic and the PAS horse show – please try to attend)

    Saturday, June 13, 8-11 a.m. – Lamb and Goat Weigh-In at the Fairgrounds.  All paperwork for those projects also due that day.

  6. Ohio 4-H Project Central

    Jan. 27, 2015

    Project Central is an easy way for 4-H members to preview Ohio 4-H project books and resources.  Take a closer look at a book, find out what others have to say, and share your experiences!  To find out more about Project Central, click here.

  7. 2014 Belmont County Highlights

    Jan. 27, 2015

    The 2014 edition of the County Highlights is now available.  Click Here to read about the great things being done in Belmont County.

  8. 4-H Under Construction

    Jan. 27, 2015

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 14, 2015!  All 4-H youth, parents and advisors are encouraged to attend this exciting program.  More information can be found in the Jan-March 2015 Newsletter.

    Some activities Included this year include:

  9. Conversations on the Future of Extension

    Sep. 22, 2014

    Celebrating the significant accomplishments and deep impact that OSU Extension has had on communities and in the lives of Ohioans provides a great springboard for the future. A significant component of Ohio’s celebration in 2014 will be a year-long process focused on our future. The primary work this year will center on futuring – asking questions about and envisioning the long-term future of OSU Extension as well as the role the organization should play in shaping and positively impacting Ohio and Ohio residents.

  10. Farm Science Review to be held September 16-18

    Sep. 14, 2014

    The Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio is home to the Farm Science Review (FSR), which attracts more than 140,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada, who come for three days to peruse 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors and learn the latest in agricultural production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the agricultural exhibition world.