1. Junior Fair Board Applications Now Available

    Oct. 21, 2022

    Hardin County 4-H selects 16 youth to serve on junior fair board each year. 4-H members who are currently in high school may apply for a 4-H representative position.  Applications are now available online at All applicants must interview for the position on December 1st. Sign up for an interview time at

  2. Camp Counselor Applications Now Available

    Oct. 21, 2022

    4-H members who are sophomores and older may apply to be a camp counselor for 2023. Applications are available online at  The deadline to apply is November 6. All applicants must complete an interview, which are being held December 13-15. Sign up for an interview time at

  3. December Beef Workshops

    Oct. 21, 2022

    OSU will be having several webinars this winter/spring on youth livestock projects. Please see link below for details on the Beef Webinars. More species to be announced

    December Beef Webinars

  4. Hardin County Master Gardener Volunteer Recognized

    Oct. 14, 2022

    Hardin County Master Gardener Volunteer Penny Hudson was one of five volunteers recognized statewide as the Outstanding MGV Award winner at the Ohio MGV Conference held October 7-8 near Cleveland.

    Outstanding MGV Award Winner

  5. Carcass Show Results

    Oct. 07, 2022

    The Hardin County Carcass Show of Champions were evaluated Monday, September 19 at Jenkins Meats in Mt. Victory. This year’s event was held in-person and featured OSU Department of Animal Sciences Associate Professor of Meat Science Dr. Lyda Garcia as the judge. She discussed the merits of the winning market livestock carcasses from the 2022 Hardin County Fair.

    Hardin County Junior Fair Carcass Show Results

  6. Hardin Co.Fair Homemaker's Dish Day Recipes

    Oct. 06, 2022

    The Hardin County Homemakers Council and the OSU Extension office organized dish day compititions held during the 2022 Hardin County Fair. Hardin County citizens competed for prizes sponsored by the Hardin County Pork Producers, Hardin County Dairy Association, Hardin County Cattle Producers and the Hardin County Homemaker's. The recipes are available at the Hardin County Extension Office. Below you will find links to pages that can be printed at home. 

  7. Statewide Sheep Tour - Oct. 15-16, 2022

    Sep. 26, 2022

    OSU Sheep Production Tour Flyer

  8. Hardin County Ag Hall of Fame

    Sep. 14, 2022

    Ag Hall of Fame Nomination Sought

    Nomination Form

  9. Hardin County Fair Carcass Show of Champions

    Sep. 01, 2022

    Carcass Show of Champions

    Carcass Shower Flyer

  10. Office Hours September 5-9, 2022

    Aug. 30, 2022

    The OSU Extension Office, Hardin County will be closed Monday, Sept 5 - Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. Our staff will be at the Hardin County Fair. If there is an urgent situation, please call 419.674.2297 and leave a voice mail.  The voice mail will be checked daily.  See you at the fair!