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The Hardin County Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced the 2014 honorees, to be inducted at the twelfth annual Agriculture Hall of Fame recognition banquet. The 2014 inductees include: Edward Althauser, Eugene Haudenschield, Bruce McCullough, and J. Ray Parrott. The banquet will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd, beginning at 6:30 pm at St. John’s United Church of Christ on East Carrol Street in Kenton. The public is invited to come to honor these inductees and their families, and to recognize their many accomplishments.
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Hardin County – Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative and local Master Gardener Volunteer Dave McPheron were recognized as state winners at the Ohio Master Gardener Volunteer Conference held this past weekend at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. Tim Street, Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative Vice President of Marketing was present at the annual awards banquet to receive the Friend of Master Gardener Volunteers (MGV) Award. This award is based on support to county OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer programs.
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As a high school sophomore, you are eligible to apply to represent 4-H on the Hardin County Junior Fairboard. Each year, 4-H selects up to 16 members to serve on the Junior Fairboard. Members selected will serve for two years. Those selected this year will help plan and execute the Hardin County Fair in 2015 and 2016. Junior Fairboard members will have many responsibilities before and during the fair. This includes attending 5 to 6 meetings before the fair, serving on committees to plan and execute fair events, pre-fair work days, and working at the fair itself.
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Join OSU Extension, Live Healthy Live Well for the "Zero Weight Gain Challenge" November 24, 2014 thru January 4, 2015. Any adult with an email account is invited to participate and its FREE! Participants will receive twice weekly educational messages via email and a tracking log for progress.
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County News
Our office will be Closed November 27 & 28 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
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The Hardin County Homemaker’s Council and Clubs invite you to the 66th annual Christmas Program and Luncheon, scheduled for Tuesday, December 2 at the First United Methodist Church, 234 N.Main St., Kenton. “There’s Music in the Air” is the theme of the day. The day will begin with registration from 9:30-10:00am followed by speakers, entertainment, a luncheon and door prizes! All interested are welcome to attend.
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State News
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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Asian Longhorned Beetle Found in Ohio; Maples, Other Trees at Risk
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture today (6/17/11) announced the first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) in Ohio trees!
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