Feb 20, 2019
JOANN stores are helping 4-H bring more hands-on programs to local communities across the nation to inspire kids to lead lives with their head, hands, and hearts.
May 17, 2018
Thank you to 4-H members, advisors, alumni and county Extension offices for sharing the weekly updates and encouraging friends to vote for Ohio 4-H. And a special shout-out to Farm Cred MidAmerica, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, Heartland Bank, Ohio Department of Agriculture and Ohio Cattleman’s Association for spreading the word.
And here’s a special thanks from our 4-H members who will benefit from your support
Jan 18, 2018
Livestock Judging Teams Represent Ohio at National Contests
The top three senior teams from the 2017 Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest earn opportunities to represent Ohio 4-H and compete at national livestock judging contests. 4-H members from Ross/Highland, Warren, and Wood counties recently competed at three national events. Congratulations to our outstanding youth judges!
Ross/Highland County 4-Hers Represent Ohio 4-H at the Western National Roundup
Aug 17, 2017
The Ohio 4-H Teen Leadership Council (TLC) celebrated the end of their year in August. Members represented Ohio 4-H at four regional, national and international events including the Southern Regional Conference, National Service Learning Conference, National 4-H Conference and the Global 4-H Network Summit.
Over this past year TLC raised $1,100 through the Texas Roadhouse gift card fundraiser and $1,200 with the Ohio 4-H Conference t-shirt sale. Funds were used for travel and service projects.
Jan 11, 2017
Oct 24, 2016
Marvin Olinsky was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on October 7 for his lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H.
Honored by the Ohio 4-H Youth Development Program, Olinsky will be one of 16 people inducted during the ceremony at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Jun 23, 2016
Ohio 4-H Specialty Logo Plate Sales - Available NOW!
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) is once again offering a specialty license plate dedicated to Ohio 4-H Youth Development and the new logo plates are now available for purchase. Show your support for Ohio 4-H by purchasing an Ohio 4-H Specialty License Plate. A portion of the annual plate fees collected from sold and renewed plates is given directly to Ohio 4-H and is earmarked for 4-H programming.
May 9, 2016
The vision that created Adventure Central in Dayton fulfilled the dream that Marvin Olinsky had to connect urban youth with nature in a positive context, with the goal of creating capable, caring and contributing citizens. His efforts that resulted in the Adventure Central partnership with Five Rivers MetroParks in Dayton, OSU Extension and 4-H, along with his lifelong commitment to 4-H, earned Marvin a place in the 2016 National 4-H Hall of Fame.
May 5, 2016
Corey Cogdell, World Champion trapshooter and bronze medalist in Women’s Trap in the 2008 Beijing Olympics was recently featured in Cabela's GUNSPORTS magazine.
Take a moment to read about Corey and her involvement in 4-H's Shooting Sports progam!!
Apr 13, 2016
Jacob Shuman, a 4-H member from Ross County was selected as Naitonal 4-H Council's Youth in Action Award winner for Agriculture and Animal Sciences. His award focused on his service and development of a honey bee education program: Teens Educating Adults and Children about Honey Bees (TEACH B). Jacob will serve as a spokesperson for 4-H, sharing the impact of 4-H on his life and inspiring other youth. He received a $5000 scholarship and $5000 for additional agriculture programming in Ross County.