Botulism: What is it?
Botulism is the name of a rare but serious foodbourne disease we get by consuming the toxin of bacteria Clostridium botulinium ...
Listeria: What is it?
Listeria monocytogenes is a bacterium found frequently in the environment. This bacterium can cause the serious foodborne illness “listeriosis.” ...
Volume 12 Issue 1
Tag-In/Weigh-Ins for Mkt Lambs, Mkt Goats & Dairy Feeders
Win A Show Pig Essay Contest
PCS Drive Thru and Markley Show Pigs have donated a barrow to be awarded to the winner of the first annual win a show pig contest. This contest is for Wayne County 4-H members only. Essays must be submitted no later than May 15, 2015 to PCS Drive Thru. ...
2015 Jr. Fair Large Livestock Champions to be Housed Together
New for 2015 – the Jr. Fair Liaison Committee and Sr. Fair Board have discussed and decided to create a Champion’s Row. Overall Grand and Reserve Champion Market Goats, Hogs, Lambs, and Beef Cattle will be housed together in the Champion’s Row! More det ...
2015 Jr. Fair Sheep and Swine Show Time Changes
For Monday of the fair (September 14th) the Swine Showmanship classes will now start at 8:00 am and the Market Lamb and Showmanship Show will begin at 3:00 p.m. or immediately following Swine Showmanship. This change was agreed to by leadership of the Sh ...
2015 Spring Tractor Supply Company 4-H Paper Clover Campaign
In addition to providing needed support to our county 4-H program – the Paper Clover Campaign is also a great time of the year for 4-H clubs to hold in-store fundraisers such as car washes and selling hot dogs. Please contact our local TSC managers to th ...
Ohio 4-H Cloverbud Kits Provide a Teaching Tool for 4-H Volunteers
Do you want to provide your 4-H Cloverbuds more fun and hands-on activities? Do you need meeting ideas? Volunteers have access to easy-to-use teaching resources for 4-H Cloverbud meetings. As the result of a generous grant from the Ohio 4-H Foundation, ...
2015 4-H Project Book Reminders
The project book format for 4-H beef, goat, cavies, dairy, pocket pets, dog, rabbit, sheep and swine members includes a resource handbook that needs to be purchased once every five or more years, and a Project and Record Book that needs to be purchased an ...