This page features educational opportunities available to 4-H members.

  • The Ohio Rabbit & Cavy Clinic hosted by Champaign County Rabbit & Cavy 4-H Advisors.  Saturday, March 21, Champaign County Community Center.  CLICK HERE for a flyer with details. 
  • OSU Jr. Swine Day will be held March 28 at OSU Columbus and ATI Wooster.  CLICK HERE for additional information. 
  • The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. – 2020 4H Essay Contest – Deadline for submission to the state 4-H office March 23, 2020.  Submit essays to Lisa Jinks, jinks.2@osu.edu by midnight 3/23/2020. Submissions will be reviewed and the top state essay selection will be forwarded to the Foundation for national competition.  2020 Essay Topic: Overwintering: Bee Survival through the Cold Season.  Honey bees have developed special skills to overwinter in the United States. Please discuss one of these skills and then include a discussion about what you do to prepare your hives for winter. Include a photo of one of your hives, either using infrared technology or showing winter wrap, hay bales, special feeders, etc. to demonstrate how you prepare your hives for winter.  Complete information on this contest can be found here:  http://preservationofhoneybees.org/images/2020_4-H_Beekeeping_Essay_Competition_Call_for_Entries.pd
  • The Ohio Corriedale Club is offering two Corriedale ewes to a 4-H or FFA member that is interested in starting their own flock.  Completed applications are due March 24, 2020.  See the application for complete details.  CLICK HERE for a copy of the application.
  • The National Junior Swine Association (NJSA) will be hosting an event on June 8th in Indianapolis, IN. This event is open to all 4-H exhibitors with special needs. This is a unique opportunity located centrally in the Midwest that we hope promotes inclusion and opportunity for all in the livestock industry.  CLICK HERE for the entry form.

  • Wilmington Collegiate Collegiate 4-H is holding their 22nd annual Little International Showmanship ContestCLICK HERE for information.

  • The Darke County Rabbit Committee will be holding their spring show at the Darke County Fairgrounds on April 18.  CLICK HERE for the flyer.