Perry County News

  1. Wellness Challenge 2019

    Nov. 05, 2019

    Get Your Elves in a Row!
    Live Healthy Live Well!

    Please click here for the Wellness Challenge

    Please click here for the "Get Your Elves in a Row" Calendar


  2. Beef Nutrition

    Nov. 04, 2019

    Dr. Steve Boyles will be presenting information on beef cow nutrition.  Much of the hay made this year will not meet the nutritional requiremants for cows this winter.  Dr. Boyles will be presenting information on various ways to provide alternative feeds and to answer questions you may have. Please join us for this free program on Monday November 18th in the Ag room at Sheridan High School starting at 6:00pm. No registration is required.

  3. A Matter of Balance

    Jun. 17, 2019

    A Falls Prevention Education

    Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. It includes 8 two-hour sessions for a small group of 8-12 participants led by a trained facilitator. This nationally recognized program was developed at the Roybal Center at Boston University.

  4. 2019 Perry County Fair

    Jun. 07, 2019

    Impotant dates for 2019 Perry County Fair. The fair dates this year are July 15th thru the 20th. June 18th is the "Special Interest Project Judging & Skillathon, 9am to 4pm at the Fairgrounds Coliseum. June 19th from 10-11:30am are Dogs & Small Animals, 11-4pm the Foods, Clothing & Misc. Project Judging with the Style Revue & State Fair Announcements @ 6:30pm. July 1st is Perry County Fair Entries Deadline this includes pen/stall & booth requests. All clubs are required to create a booth this year. July 11th is Pen/Stall set up starting at 5pm.

  5. 2019 Perry County Home & Garden Show

    Mar. 25, 2019

    Home & Garden Show and Plant Sale, May 3rd & 4th.
    Flowers - Plants - Garden Items - Shrubs - Home Improvement - Crafts - Home Decor - Landscaping
    and much more..
    Free Admission & Parking, Refreshments available
    Sponsorship Opportunities & Vendor Spaces are still available.
    Please click here for vendor contract

  6. Live Healthy Live Well Challenge

    Mar. 21, 2019

    Live Simply, Live Well: Refresh Your Wellness This Spring

    Join the Live Simply, Live Well, Refresh Challenge!!!

    Participation is Free!! Please click here for more information

  7. Small Farm Conference & Trade Show

    Jan. 08, 2019

    This two day conference is designed for small farm owners wanting to learn more about how to make their farms work better for them.
    Many topics will be offered to help landowners expand their operations.  Land owners can attend workshops and seminars taught by
    Extension professionals and industry leaders on a wide variety of agricultural enterprises. For more information and registration
    Please click here

  8. Lets Talk Turkey

    Nov. 07, 2018

    Unsafe handling and under-cooking your holiday bird
    can cause foodborne illnesses.  Here are a few tips
    from the USDA to keep your Thanksgiving safe and
    delicious!! Please click here for "A Consumer Guide to Safely Roasting a Turkey"

  9. Farm & Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar

    Oct. 22, 2018

    Make doing your farm taxes less taxing!

    Learn how the new tax law affects farm tax returns.

    Please join us for Farmer & Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar
    Monday, January 7, 2019 10:00am to noon.
    Cost is $35.00
    Please click here for complete registration information.

  10. 2018 Beef Quality Assurance Meetings

    Sep. 06, 2018

    The Beef Industry is quickly evolving.  In the coming years beef buyers, such as Wendy's and Tyson, will only source beef from producers
    certified in Beef Quality Assurance.  To ensure you have complete market access get Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certified at either
    of these meetings. Both programs are free of charge, but due to limited space please RSVP.

    October 15, 2018
    Location: Morgan County High School Ag Room, 800 Raider Dr. McConnelsville, OH 43756
    Contact information: Morgan County Extension Office 740.962.4854