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  1. Fruit and Vegetable Crop Walk

    Jul. 16, 2019

    There is a segment of agriculture in southeastern Hardin County that specializes in commercial fruit and vegetable production.  Hardin County is also home to the Scioto Valley Produce Auction near Mt. Victory where much of this produce is sold.  Hardin County OSU Extension has planned a Fruit and Vegetable Crop Walk program on Tuesday, July 23 from 6:00-8:00 pm to help with fruit and vegetable production issues.  The location of the program will be on a produce farm at 17051 Township Road 199, Mt.

  2. Girls Group Trip to the Ohio State Fair!

    Jul. 16, 2019

    This fun filled group is for young ladies who are in 4th- 8th grade. We welcome high schoolers to come along as counselors and parents are welcome to help chaperone. Please join us for a day of fun at the Ohio State Fair on Friday, August 2nd. We will leave from the OSU Extension parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and will return to the Extension Office no later than 10 p.m. Please pre-purchase your fair tickets at Kroger for $6 each as gate price is $8-10. Bring money for lunch, snacks and any souvenirs- no more than $20-$30.

  3. Fairy Garden Workshop

    Jul. 11, 2019

    Area gardeners and others with an interest in gardening are invited to attend the summer gardening programs being offered at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County. This summer the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are sponsoring educational demonstration programs in the Friendship Gardens located at 960 W. Kohler Street in Kenton, which is behind Harco Industries. Follow the ‘Friendship Gardens of Hardin County’ signs to a parking area off of West Kohler Street. The events are planned to begin at 9:00 am on Saturday mornings and will last about an hour.

  4. 4-H Judging Registration is OPEN!

    Jul. 01, 2019

    Sign up now!! 

    4-H General Project Judging Registration

    4-H Livestock Judging Registration

    August 5 - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b49aaaf29a4fe3-late

  5. Cover Crops for Prevented Planting at ONU- Emergency Meeting

    Jun. 24, 2019

    Do you have questions about what cover crops should be used on Prevented Planting acres? Do you have concerns about weed control for unplanted fields? What are the rules regarding crop insurance and planting forages to be used for grazing, cutting, and haying for livestock? Get these and other questions answered this Thursday, June 27. The Ohio No-Till Council, in cooperation with OSU Extension will host a meeting at Ohio Northern University Mcintosh Center in Ada. The address is 402 West College Avenue, Ada, Ohio 45810. The meeting will be from 6:30 to 9:00 pm and will be free to attend....

  6. Summer Garden Programs

    Jun. 21, 2019

    Area gardeners and others with an interest in gardening are invited to attend the summer gardening programs being offered at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County. This summer the Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are sponsoring three educational demonstration programs in the Friendship Gardens located at 960 W.

  7. Vegetables Topic of Evening Garden Affair

    Jun. 21, 2019

    The Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers along with the assistance of the Men’s Garden Club are sponsoring “An Evening Garden Affair” on Monday evening, June 24 at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County located at 960 W. Kohler Street in Kenton. The event is from 6 to 9 pm and will feature Sarah Noggle of OSU Extension-Paulding County with a program about how to grow vegetables with limited space.
    Attendees will learn about vegetable gardening in small areas. Sarah Noggle, Paulding County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator will discuss the use of...

  8. Livestock Workshops

    Jun. 05, 2019

    This year Hardin County 4-H is offering livestock project workshops to help members complete learning experiences, fill out project books, and keep great records.  These workshops will all be held at the OSU Extension office and all ages are invited to attend.  Do NOT bring animals to the workshops.  Bring your books and records. 
    Register for workshops online at http://go.osu.edu/livestockworkshop

  9. Still Project Workshops

    Jun. 05, 2019

    We will once again be holding the project workshops this summer to help you complete your projects and get those 4-H books completed.  Below you will find a list of the dates for each workshop.  Please register online at http://go.osu.edu/hardinstillproject so that we can be sure to have enough supplies for everyone.  

  10. Jr Fair Horse Information

    May. 13, 2019

    Attention all Jr Fair Horse Exhibitors:  If you intend to participate in the Ohio State Fair Horse & Pony Show, you will need to attend a PAS (Performance Against the Standard) show and receive a qualifiying score.  The youth determines in which State Fair classes they want to qualify.  They are limited to four classes.  The four classes may be any of the classes offered at State Fair.  A youth may only use one horse to try out in PAS shows and cannot replace a horse for any reason after they have shown in their first PAS class.  A youth must qualify in any two (2) classes in order to...

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