1. Mark Badertscher is Retiring

    Jun. 21, 2024

    Mark Badertscher, the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for OSU Extension in Hardin County, recently announced that he is retiring at the end of June. Badertscher spent over 11 years as the Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator and has another 26 years of experience teaching agriculture and serving as an FFA Advisor. After a combined 37 years in public education, Mark wants to thank his colleagues and his community for their support. He also thanks them for supporting his events and projects over the years. Mark’s final day with OSU Extension is June 30.

  2. NEW! Ignition 4-H Club for Youth Ages 9-12!

    Jun. 21, 2024


    Ignition will be a young leaders special interest 4-H club for children ages 9-12. If meeting new people, learning new skills, and having fun doing hands-on activities sounds like something you'll love, then please join us, we'd love to have you!

  3. Free Line Dancing Class! Wednesday June 26!

    Jun. 21, 2024

    Studio 419 in Ada and Hardin County 4-H are hosting a free line dancing class from 6 to 7:30pm on Wednesday, June 26th.

    Studio 419's address is 111-113 S. Main St., Ada, OH.

  4. Office Closed- June 19, 2024

    Jun. 18, 2024

    Our office will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. 

    Normal office hours will resume on Thursday, June 20th. 

    Correspondence can be left in the mailbox on the wall on the outside of the building. Voicemails can be left at 419-674-2297 and staff will get back to your message at their earliest convenience. 

  5. An Evening Garden Affair

    Jun. 07, 2024

  6. Reminder! Youth and Family Summer Opportunities Available!

    Jun. 06, 2024

    Friendly reminder that our youth and family summer groups are starting next week! Please register for these opportunities by Monday, June 10th at 4:30pm.

  7. Summer Garden Programs

    May. 31, 2024

  8. 2024 4-H Life Skills Judging Registration Available Now!

    May. 30, 2024

    Life Skills Judging - July 15, 2024

    Life Skills judging will be held on July 15 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds Community Building.  If you aren't sure which category your project falls under, verify that your project is listed on the appointment sign up page before submitting your information. 

    Judging Category

    Interview Link

    Ag Shop

  9. Cloverbud Day Camp- Registration OPEN NOW!

    May. 29, 2024

    Cloverbud Day Camp registration is now open! 

    The deadline for registration is June 14th and payment is due on June 17th.

    Cloverbud Day Camp will be on June 25th, 2024 from 12:30- 5:00pm at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. The cost of camp is $20 per camper.

    Who can participate? All Hardin County youth who completed grades K-2 are invited to ROCK OUT!

  10. Summer 2024 Fitness Class Schedule

    May. 21, 2024

    Aqua Zumba, yoga, and Zumba classes are available this summer! Please see the flyer below for class locations and dates. No pre-registration required for Aqua Zumba or yoga. Please see the link below to to pre-register for Zumba. Classes are lead by Jami Dellifield (200-RYT), Nikki Martin, and Lynne Scott. 

    Call or email Jami Dellifield at 419-674-2297/  

    2024 Summer Fitness Flyer