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Project judging events in Hancock County are now concluded and we have many 4-H members who will be competing at the Ohio State Fair.
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Tickets are now available for the 2014 Ohio Farm Science Review! Pre-show tickets are available online at for $7, or stop in at your local OSU Extension office to pick up some $7 tickets before September 16. The cost of tickets at the gate will be $10. (Children 5 and under are free). The show is held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center, 135 SR 38NE, London OH 43140. Tuesday & Wednesday hours are 8am-5pm, Thursday hours are 8am-4pm.
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County News
Basic Money Management class
Basic Money Management class to be held September 11 or 23rd. The cost is $10 but scholarship funds are available for individuals who are referred by a local non-profit agency.
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Become a Master Gardener!
Apply now for a new training class being held this fall! Classes will begin September 25 and run through November 20. Participants are expected to have basic horticultural interest/knowledge. The training program involves 48 class hours (Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6-9 pm at OSU Lima Campus) Course fee is $150 which includes a Master Gardener Volunteer manual, course handouts & class refreshments. In addition, a background check is required as part of the application process. Trainees then commit to volunteering 50-hours of community service sharing their gardening knowledge to become an OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer.
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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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