1. 2016 Jackson County 4-H theme revealed

    Apr. 04, 2016

    “Because of 4-H, I Can..." Those words have been chosen to serve as the 2016 theme for the Jackson County 4-H Youth Development Program.

  2. 2016 Dates Page Available For Download

    Mar. 30, 2016

    A list of important dates for the 2016 4-H Year is now available to download.

    Click HERE to download a PDF copy

  3. 4-H Theme Submissions Due March 1

    Feb. 18, 2016

    REMINDER for Jackson County 4-H Members: Submissions for the 2016 4-H Theme Contest are due to the Jackson County OSU Extension Office by March 1. The theme needs to be 5 words or less and must include the word "4-H."

    The winning entry will be featured as the theme of the 2016 Jackson County Fair. You can drop off your entry during normal business hours (9:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday) or anytime via the dropbox.

  4. Mandatory 4-H Volunteer Training is January 19 at Canter's Cave; register now

    Jan. 13, 2016

    ALL volunteers need to plan to attend the annual mandatory 4-H Volunteer Training on Tuesday, January 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Canter's Cave 4-H Camp. This is a state mandated training again this year for all 4-H volunteers.

    Any 4-H volunteers who can not attend this training should contact the Extension Office about scheduling a makeup training. Pizza will be served at the event compliments of the 4-H Advisory Council. Please have someone RSVP to the Extension Office for your club so we have an idea of how much pizza to order.

  5. 4-H Horse Committee is restructuring

    Jan. 07, 2016

    A restructuring of the Jackson County 4-H Horse Committee is taking place for 2016, and applications are available for download on the web at


  6. Get a head start on the new 4-H year at the Winter Project Fair

    Dec. 30, 2015

    It’s 4-H project season, once again.

    Returning 4-H youth and volunteers, or anyone interested in joining the program, can get a head start on the new year by taking part in the first-ever Winter Project Fair, which is set for 3-6 p.m. January 11 at the Jackson County OSU Extension Office.

  7. Extension Office Holiday Hours

    Dec. 30, 2015

    The Jackson County OSU Extension office will close at noon Thursday, December 31 (New Year's Eve) and will resume normal office hours on Monday, January 4. Regular office hours for the Jackson County office are 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

  8. Ohio Department of Agriculture lifts bird exhibition ban

    Dec. 17, 2015

    REYNOLDSBURG – With no confirmed cases in Ohio and no immediate threat of a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza  (avian flu) outbreak, Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels and State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey today rescinded the order prohibiting bird shows in Ohio.  Officials urge poultry and bird owners, however, to remain vigilant and cautious in order to protect the health of their flocks during migration seasons.  Please see the department’s fact sheet on precautions that can be done to prevent the spread of avian flu.

  9. Teen Winter Retreat coming up in January, register by January 22

    Dec. 17, 2015

    Teen Winter Retreat time is almost here and information/registration forms are now available. You can download a packet by clicking the download link below:


  10. 4-H Ski Trip is February 14

    Dec. 02, 2015

    The annual 4-H Ski Trip, which had  been postponed due to a lack of snow, will now take place Sunday, February 14.