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  1. Home Food Preservation

    Aug. 13, 2018

    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.  

  2. Farm Science Review Tickets Available

    Aug. 04, 2018

    2018 FARM SCIENCE REVIEW

    SEPTEMBER 18, 19, 20
    Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  3. Beef and Forage Field Night

    Jul. 20, 2018

    Beef and Forage Field Night

    Coming Thursday, August 23 from 5 - 8:30 pm at the OSU Research Center in Jackson, Ohio.

    Many beef supply chains such as Wendy’s have indicated that they are going to require their product be Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified. Here is an opportunity to receive this certification in an applied manner rather than a classroom.

    Topics Include: 

    Chute location: Dr. Justin Kieffer and John Grimes

  4. 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

  5. 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.

     

  6. Live Healthy Live Well

    Mar. 14, 2018

    Join the Live Healthy Live Well Email Challenge
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  7. 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:

  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: