1. Office closed February 7 due to power outage

    Feb. 07, 2018

    The Jackson County Extension Office is without power and will be closing for the rest of the day, Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  This also leaves us without phones so if you need to contact us, please do so through email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We will reopen 9:30 a.m. Thursday, February 8, 2018.

  2. Steer Weigh-in Set For January 20

    Dec. 04, 2017

    Steer Weigh-in will be held 9-11 a.m. (Note the time change) Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Jackson County Fairground. Each member can weigh in a maximum of three steers, although an exhibitor may only show two steers at the fair. All steers MUST be checked in during this initial weigh-in, in order to show and sell at the Jackson County Junior Fair.

  3. Jackson County 4-H holding food/toiletry drive

    Oct. 18, 2017

    Jackson County 4-H is holding a nonperishable food and toiletry drive; all donations will be taken to local food pantries and homeless shelters.

  4. Livestock Sale Check Pickup List Is Now Live

    Aug. 21, 2017

    The initial Livestock Sale Check Pickup List is now live on our website! If your name is on the list, your check will be ready for pickup from either 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, August 23 at the Jackson County Extension Office.

    Be sure to bring your thank you cards for your buyers, if you have not already turned them into the extension office. All thank you cards should be addressed, stamped and ready to mail.

  5. Buyer Thank You Lists Available For Pickup

    Aug. 14, 2017

    Club Leaders -- a list of buyers for each of your club's members has been placed in your mailbox here at the Extension Office.

    The first check pickup day is set for August 23. Pickup times will be from 11 am-1 pm and from 5-7 pm. By next Monday, we will have posted to our website,, a list of checks ready to be picked up.

    Reminder: Thank you cards for these buyers need to either be handed in to the Extension Office or brought to check pick-up.

  6. 2017 Beef and Forage Field Night

    Aug. 09, 2017

    The 2017 Beef and Forage Field night will be held Thursday August 24, 2017 from 5 to 8:30 pm at the Jackson Agricultural Research Station in Jackson Ohio. The event will feature presentations from OSU Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center researchers and educators, including Justin Kieffer, Scott Payne, Jess Bowen, Jimmy Henning and Jeff Moore.

    Topics to be discussed during the evening include:

  7. Summer 2017 (pre-fair) newsletter is here!

    Jul. 06, 2017

    With the start of the 2017 Jackson County Fair is just days away, make sure you have the latest information by reading the latest edition of Connections: The Jackson County 4-H Newsletter!

    A copy of the newsletter has already been mailed to our member families, but you can download a digital copy by using the link below:


  8. General Project Judging Schedule Posted

    Jun. 05, 2017

    General Project judging for 2017 will take place Monday, June 19 at the Jackson County Extension Office. General Projects will be judged from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Food and Nutrition judging will begin at 2 p.m. and Clothing at 3 p.m.

    A tenative schedule is included below, please be sure to plan for possible delays, as the judging process takes time and our judges want to make sure they spend an adequet amount of time with each exhibitor. You can either refer to the image of the chart below, or download a higher-quality PDF

  9. Jackson County 4-H reveals 2017 theme

    May. 08, 2017

    By Bradford Sherman OSU Extension - Jackson County

    “4-H: Your Ticket To Success” has been selected to serve as the 2017 theme for the Jackson County 4-H Youth Development Program.

  10. Get ready for Junior Fair Fun Night at the Jackson County Fair

    Apr. 19, 2017

    As the time for 2017 Jackson County Fair grows closer, it is time to start making your plans for Junior Fair Fun Night -- which includes a Lip Sync Contest, Outhouse Race, and popular Clover Games!

    Entry forms for this year's festivities, with the theme "Totally 80's," are updated and ready to download from our website. You can use the following links, or better yet, visit our new Jackson County Fair page -- which is a valuable resource for forms, news and information.