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THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSIONLogan County 4-H NewsletterLogan County OSU Extension1100 S. Detroit St. Bellefontaine, OH 43311Phone: 937-599-4227APRIL l 2022Office Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday thru FridayTHANK YOUThank you for being patient and flexible as theoffice continues to operate without a 4-HEducator. We are hoping to announce our nexteducator soon.Please continue being patient and flexible. Also,feel free to ask your 4-H Advisor, the Senior FairBoard, or our office how you can help so that westay on track for this year and get things done."The only way to make sense out ofchange is to plunge into it, move withit, and join the dance."-Alan Watts- Logan County Extension Office1INDEX4-H Enrollment . .pg. 2Winning 4-H Plan . . . .pg. 2Across County Lines. . .pg. 2Charters, Constitutions, & Bylaws. .pg. 2Logan County 4-H Conference . .pg. 2Statewide Virtual Officer Training pg. 3Quality Assurance . . .pg. 44-H Camp . . . .pg. 5Senior Scholarships . . pg. 54-H Night at the Dayton Dragons .pg. 6Logan County 4-H Livestock Team.pg. 6Important Dates . .pg. 6

2022 Quality AssuranceRecording QA in 4-H OnlineALL QA MUST BE COMPLETED BY MAY 1*NO EXCEPTIONSUnder each youth’s profile Quality Assurancewill be recorded under their name, and thenunder “Trainings”.LAST CHANCESQA ZOOM w/ JUSTIN: April 23rd, 9am to10:30am. Please register for ZOOM QA 24hour. Register ors still have not been givenaccess to reports which is how you knew whohas completed QA and who hasn't. We haveposted a list of all the youth who haveQA TEST-OUT:You can schedule a time within office hours by completed QA athttps://go.osu.edu/LoCoQAandDUNF.scheduling with Stephanie. More info athttps://go.osu.edu/LoCoQAandDUNF.*Youth only get to attempt to pass the testJUNIOR FAIR ROYALTYonce. If they fail, they will need to attendAPPLICATIONSanother QA session.Logan County Junior Fair Royalty applicationsare available. Junior Fair Royalty, along withDairy, Pig, Sheep, Goat, Horse & Rabbitambassadors/royalty are due June 1st. Poultry& Beef is due May 1st. There are roles for all4-H & FFA youth, no matter the age! For theapplications and more information check outhttps://go.osu.edu/LoCoFairOTHER OPTIONS:Check outhttps://go.osu.edu/LoCoQAandDUNF forsome other options (YQCA or BQA) if youcannot attend a Logan County QA.PORK QUALITY ASSURANCE UPDATESwine Exhibtiors who are planning onattending the Ohio State Fair in 2022. Wewere just told that PQA is not required for2022. We recognize Justin has talked about itat QA so far but this was just communicatedwith us.EquiSTEPRecording EquiSTEP in4-H OnlineWHO: All Logan County Junior Fair HorseExhibitors MUST EquiSTEP.Under each youth’s profile EquiSTEP will berecorded under their name, and then under“Trainings”.To Complete EquiSTEP: Go to https://go.osu.edu/EquiSTEP andsign up for the online course (you can usethe email you used last year to login) Take the course and complete the quizzes. Send the certificate to Stephanie atknight.629@osu.edu by May 1st.Volunteers/Advisors still have not been givenaccess to reports which is how you knew whohas completed EquiSTEP and who hasnt. Wehave posted a list of all the youth who havecompleted EquiSTEP at:https://go.osu.edu/LoCoHorse. Go to thebottom of the page.If you have any questions regardingEquiSTEP, please contact Dr. Kim Cole, StateEquine Specialist at cole.436@osu.edu.APRIL 20222LOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

JUNIOR FAIR TAGGINGSACCESSING FAIRENTRYBEEF & DAIRY FEEDERS:There will be no tagging for Dairy and BeefFeeders in May. Calves must be dehorned andsurgically castrated. You must upload record ofyour calves vaccination in FairEntry. Fair tagsmay be picked up at the Logan County FairOffice.The Fair Entry System will be the primary andonly way that fair entries are collected in2022.You can get to the FairEntry System bygoing to https://go.osu.edu/LoCoFair. Thenchoose “FairEntry System for Logan CountyJunior Fair”.MARKET HOGS:Market hogs will need to be tagged with FairTags by 4-H advisors, FFA advisors, swinecommittee members or the fair vet by May 1.Fair tags may be picked up at the LoganCounty Fair Office.If you anyone in your family is in 4-H for 2022please log in with your 4-H Online information. Ifyou are only in FFA, then check with your AgTeacher.MARKET LAMBS & MARKET GOATS:All goats and sheep must have Scrapie ID. Wewill be using Scrapie ID’s for the fair. Goats andlambs DO NOT need to have a fair tag. Pleaseput the FULL Scrapie ID down.Any questions may be directed to the LoganCounty Fair Office at (937) 599-4178 or try are not required to have an ID butPullorum Testing OR a valid NPIP certificatemust be recorded. Market poultry will get anumber assigned to them at check-in/weigh-in.RABBITS:All breeding rabbits must have a tattoo in theleft ear. Market rabbits will be assigned anumber at check-in/weigh-in.ALL OTHER BREEDING ANIMALS:Breeding animals will need to have some sortof appropriate ID (tattoo, farm tag, scrapie, etc.)that is appropriate for their species. Somespecies require registration forms if wanting toshow purebred animals. Please review theJunior Fair Book.JUNIOR FAIR BOOKHere is a reminder of the entry deadlines:May 1 – Beef Breeding, Market Hogs, AllGoats, Market Lambs, Poultry, Rabbits,Turkeys, All FFA ProjectsMay 14 – Dairy & Beef FeedersJune 1 – Breeding Sheep, Dairy Cattle, Horses& Ponies, & Junior Fair BoothsYou can find some general information abouteach species at:https://go.osu.edu/LoganLivestockAPRIL 20223The Logan County Junior Fair Book withdetailed rules, changes, and schedule will beavailable at at https://go.osu.edu/LoCoFairLOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

2022 4-H Livestock EvaluationsJune 14, 2:00pm – 7:00pm at the FairgroundsAs we get closer to June, youth will be able to schedule a 15-minute window to complete thefollowing 3 stations for Livestock Evaluations.Station #1 – Project Record BookStation #2 – Interview StationStation #3 – Breeds of the AnimalYouth will sign up and complete one book per species.For example, if a youth is showing market lambs, breeding sheep, market hogs, breedingrabbits, and market rabbits, and a dairy feeder at the Logan County Fair they only need tocomplete 4 project books:1. Either 198 Market Lamb OR 199 Sheep Breeding2. 139 Market Hog3. Either 225 Breeding Rabbit OR 226 Market Rabbit4. 177DF Beef Project: Dairy Beef Feeder (Market)FREQUENT QUESTION & ANSWERS: Dairy Feeders complete the Beef Project book not the Dairy Cattle project books. 227 Pet Rabbit project book is for youth only using their rabbits as pets. This is not foryouth who plan to show at the fair. Youth showing rabbits at the fair must take Breeding orMarket Rabbit project books. Pet Rabbits are judged with Companion Animals on June 28. Horses (except for Horseless Horse) will participate in Livestock Evaluations. You onlyneed to complete 1 book (Beginning Horse Management is split into 3 parts for 3 years). Companion Goat is like Pet Rabbit and is for youth who just use their goats as a pet andDO NOT bring their animal to the fair. They are judged as Companion Animals on June 28. Cat and Dog projects are judged with Companion Animals on June 28.HELPFUL RESOURCES:Go to https://go.osu.edu/LoganLivestock for helpful resources. There are the following foreach species:General Livestock Interview Checklist – This goes over general things for you do toprepare for the interview and judging.General Livestock Project Record Pages – Youth can use the same book from year to yearbut we do expect new record pages to be added every year. We’ve created some print outsyou can add to your book each year.Project & Record Book Guidelines – This detailed checklist goes over each project book,page by page, and walks you through what you need to complete or not.Logan County Livestock Evaluation Study Guide – This document goes through the 3stations and gives sample questions of what youth might be asked and says how many partsyouth will need to label.MAKE-UP JUDGINGIf youth are unable to make it to Livestock Evaluations, they may have their 4-H Club advisorjudge their books, conduct an interview, and check their knowledge on parts. A rubric for 4-HVolunteers to use will be coming. All youth will need to have this complete, and the ExtensionOffice will need to have record of it by June 14.APRIL 20224LOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

2022 Non-Livestock JudgingNon-Livestock Judging will be June 27th and 28th in 2021. Judging will be at the OSUExtension Office and will start at 9:00 a.m.Like in year past you will get a Logan County Judging Booklet in the mail in early to mid Junewith details about what exact time your project judging will be. We organize them by projectsand age classes.Here are what projects are being judged on what day:Project TopicCake DecoratingDay of JudgingJune 27Project #'s492Clothing & Textile ScienceJune 28406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413, 415, 417, 418, 419, 420, 424, 425, 426, 430, 432MCommunicationJune 27377Companion AnimalsJune 28200, 201D, 215, 216, 217, 218, 220, 227, 365.13Creative ArtsJune 27496, 497, 592, 593,Discovering 4-HJune 2791Engineering ExcitementJune 27504, 527, 528, 529, 530, 531, 540, 541, 542, 543Food & NutritionJune 27459, 461, 462, 463, 467, 469, 472, 474, 475, 476, 477, 481, 484, 485, 486, 487GardeningJune 28671, 691, 692GenealogyJune 28442Healthy LivingJune 28300, 351, 352, 353, 357, 358, 359Home LivingJune 27405, 491, 494, 495Horseless HorseJune 28173Leadership & CitizenshipJune 27365, 370, 371, 372, 373 374, 375, 376, 383Money ManagementJune 27445, 448Natural WorldJune 28611, 612, 617, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 641, 644, 645, 646, 670PhotographyJune 27584, 585, 586, 589MQuiltingJune 28498, 499Self-DeterminedJune 28365Shooting SportsJune 28630, 631, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757STEM JudgingJune 27490, 493, 500, 501, 502, 503, 503M, 507, 508, 512M, 517, 518, 550, 555Tractor & MachineryJune 28551, 552, 553, 554, 561Vet SciencesJune 28244, 245, 246WeldingJune 28573WoodworkingJune 28556, 557, 558, 559, 560MWorkforce PreparationJune 27June 21 & June27382Writing588If youth are unable to make it to judging, they may have their 4-H Club advisor judge theirbooks, conduct an interview, and check their knowledge. All youth will need to have thiscomplete, and the Extension Office will need to have record of it by June 27. You can finddetailed guidelines for each Project Topic at https://go.osu.edu/LoCoWhatToExhibitsAPRIL 20225LOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

INTERESTED IN BEING ONTHE LOGAN COUNTY 4-HLIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM?OHIO 4-H NIGHT AT THEDAYTON DRAGONSAVIAN INFLUENZA IS INOHIOCOLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, ANDENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCESEarth Day with 4-H4-H Earth Is OurHome Activitiesgo.osu.edu/4hearthdayTry these activities on yourown, in your club, or evenat school. They’reguaranteed to sparkinterest.We’re glad to be home!CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visitcfaesdiversity. osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.APRIL 20226LOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

Logan County 4-H CalendarThere is a FULL 2022 Logan County 4-H calendar on our website at:https://go.osu.edu/LoganCalendarApril 2022Event/ActivityApril 1Enrollment, Club Charter, Club Constitution & Bylaws, Book Order DUEApril 6Quality Assurance, 4:00pm to 6:00pm @ Benjamin-Logan HSApril 6Statewide Virtual 4-H Officer TrainingApril 13Senior Fair Board, 7:30pm @ FairgroundsApril 18Junior Fair Board, 7:00pm @ FairgroundsApril 19Horse Committee Meeting, 6:00pm @ Ext OfficeApril 21 – 24National 4-H Healthy Living Summit, Washington, D.C.April 23Quality Assurance, 9:00am – 11:00am, ZOOMApril 25CARTEENs, 5:00pm @ Extension OfficeApril 26Camp Counselor Training, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, @ Ext OfficeMay 2022Event/ActivityMay 1Camp Scholarship & Mini Grant DUEMay 1Quality Assurance, EquiSTEP, Jr. Fair Entries, Jr. Fair Royalty DUEMay 11Senior Fair Board, 7:30pm @ FairgroundsMay 14Dairy & Beef Feeder Entries DueMay 154-H Camp Clifton Open House, Time TBD @ Camp CliftonMay 16Junior Fair Board. 7:00pm @ FairgroundsMay 17Horse Committee Meeting, 6:00pm @ Ext OfficeMay 20-214-H Camp Counselor Overnighter @ 4-H Camp CliftonMay 23CARTEENs, 5:00pm @ Extension OfficeMay 30Memorial Day, Office ClosedJune 2022Event/ActivityJune 14-H Camp Registration, Junior Fair Entries, Jr. Fair Royalty, & Project Add/Drop DUEJune 6Camp Counselor Training, 10am – 5pm @Extension OfficeJune 7-9Cloverbud Day Camp @ YMCA Camp WillsonJune 8Senior Fair Board, 7:30pm @ FairgroundsJune 12-17Citizenship Washington Focus @ Washington D.C.June 14Livestock Evaluations, 2pm – 7pm @ FairgroundsJune 15Advisory Council Meeting, 5:15pm @ FairgroundsJune 16Logan County 4-H Scholarship Diner @ FairgroundsJune 20Junior Fair Board, 6:30pm @ Fairgrounds & Juneteenth, Office ClosedJune 21Horse Committee Meeting, 6:00pm @ Ext Office & Writing Project DueJune 22Camp Counselor Training, 6:30-8:30pm @ Extension OfficeJune 27 - 28Non-Livestock 4-H Project Judging @ Extension OfficeAPRIL 20227LOGAN COUNTY OSU EXTENSION

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Logan County 4-H Newsletter Logan County OSU Extension 1100 S. Detroit St. Bellefontaine, OH 43311 Phone: 937-599-4227 Office Hours: 8:30am -4:30pm, Monday thru Friday APRIL l 2022 1 THANK YOU Thank you for being patient and flexible as the office continues to operate without a 4-H Educator.