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  1. 2018 Pike County Fair

    Jun. 13, 2018

    The 2018 Pike County Fair will begin on July 27th with harness racing.  4-H'ers will start bringing their animals on Sunday, July 29.

    Admission:  $7.00/daily or $25.00/week pass
    PCAS Membership Pass:  $35.00
    Parking:  $1.00 each time enter fairgrounds or $15.00 week

  2. Pop-Up Farmers' Markets in Pike County

    May. 23, 2018

    Are you currently growing a garden and have extra produce?  Then you should consider setting up at one or all of our upcoming Pop-Up Farmers’ Markets in Pike County.  The Pike County Local Foods Group will be hosting markets in 3 locations in Beaver, Waverly and Piketon.  We are currently taking applications from growers for all locations. 

    LEARN MORE HERE!
  3. Summer 4-H Reminders!

    May. 23, 2018

    The following dates are applicable for the Pike County 4-H program.  Some of the information below is only for volunteers and organizational leaders.

  4. Summer Camps at Canter's Cave

    Apr. 17, 2018

    School is almost out for summer! 4-H summer camps will be here soon, and you don’t have to be a 4-H’er to enjoy all that camp has to offer!

    Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp is located at:  1362 Caves Road, Jackson, OH

  5. Live Healthy Live Well

    Mar. 14, 2018

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  6. Ohio Crop Performance Trials

    Jan. 02, 2018

    The purpose of the Ohio Crop Perfomance Trials is to evaluate varieties, brands and blends for yield, and other characteristics. The results are published to provide a source of objective information from various locations in Ohio on the relative performance of seed currently available to Ohio farmers on several crops: Alfalfa and other forages, Corn, Silage, Soybeans, and Wheat.

    Click on the following links for reports on:

  7. Home Food Preservation

    Sep. 20, 2017

    Gardeners and other lovers of fresh produce are often interested in extending the season's bounty by learning more about preserving fruits and vegetables at home.  The following articles are helpful in helping you successfully can or freeze your garden produce.  

  8. Pumpkin – Full of Flavor and Health Benefits

    Aug. 09, 2016

    Pumpkins are a sure sign of fall! While many people decorate with pumpkins, did you know eating pumpkin provides several health benefits? Choose pumpkins with a bright orange color to ensure high levels of beta-carotene which the human body converts to Vitamin A. A diet rich in foods with high levels of beta-carotene offers health benefits including: