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OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION CFAES Spring 2019 Update                              Upcoming Events: Goat Clinic- April 20 Dining with Diabetes- April 22 Beef Quality Assurance- April 25 Youth Quality Assurance & Advisor Training– April 27 4-H Enrollments Due– April 29 Hydrangea School– April 30 4-H Camp Counselor Trainings- May 2, May 30, June30 (Mandatory) ServSafe Level 2 Food Safety Training– May 2, May 9, May 16 Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?- May 6 Horse Committee Meeting– May 7 Canning Basics– May 13 Dairy & Llama Clinics– May 18 ServSafe Level 2 Exam– May 23 Youth Quality Assurance & 4-H Advisor Training– May 23 FCS/ Special Interest Project Evaluation Sign-up– May 24 4-H Camp Scholarships Due- May 24 Closed in Observance of Memorial Day– May 27 Small Animal Clinic- May 30 Cloverbud Camp– June 1 Mandatory Horse Check in– June 1 Poultry & Rabbit Clinics- June 1 Extension Advisory Committee Meeting – June 6 Swine Clinic- June 6 Beef Clinic- June 8 Jams & Jellies Workshop– June 10 ServSafe Level 1 Training– June 17 Livestock Project Evaluation Sign-up– June 21 Sheep Clinic- June 22 4-H Jr. Camp Registration Due– June 28 Contact us: 724 S 7th Street, Room 110 Coshocton, OH 43812 Phone: 740-622-2265 coshocton.osu.edu The Real Money. Real World. program continues to reach youth in Coshocton County with a fun, hands-on approach to financial literacy. OSU Extension, and more than a dozen community volunteers, helped 67 students at the Coshocton County Career Center and Opportunity School connect how education and occupation affect future income. Afterschool Agriculture continues every Wednesday through May at Ridgewood Middle School. Recent topics covered have included peanuts, milk, composting, insects, and healthy snacks. This program is funded by a grant and students are provided with a snack and drink each class followed by an educational program. Extension helps farmers manage their agronomic crop enterprises better. Thirty-six area farmers attended the 2019 Agronomy School and 79 farmers attended Private Pesticide and Fertilizer Re- Certification sessions held by the Coshocton County Extension this winter. Six producers also participated in a Grain Marketing Series. The Junior Leadership 4-H Club for older youth provides opportunities for personal growth and development of the teen member. The club usually meets once a month and takes summer trips, has speakers, field trips, and more. The Junior Leaders toured Pearl Valley Cheese in March. OSU helps educate about managing our Natural Resources. Thirty landowners attended a Timber Marketing workshop on March 11 to learn more on the best management practices when selling timber. Ninety-one percent of attendees reported they feel more confident in marketing their timber as a result of attending the workshop. Money 101: Keys to Financial Stability is a series of four, one- hour educational classes that gives participants the tools to break down financial challenges into a financial plan that works. Seven people participated in the series taught at the Coshocton Public Library and learned about budgeting, goal setting and credit repair. Welcome our new 4-H and Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Assistant Alonna Hoffman Welcome our new SNAP-Ed Program Assistant Collette Burdette Like us on Facebook! OSU Extension Coshocton County, Coshocton County 4-H and Coshocton County Master Gardener Volunteers. CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscrimina- tory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility. 24-B THE BEACON www.coshoctonbeacontoday.com APRIL 17, 2019