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By coordinator | April 18, 2018
By Keith | April 9, 2017

DAIRY PALOOZA

DAIRY PALOOZA Includes Quality Assurance program- Northeast: April 22, 2017 @ Wayne County Fairgrounds  – Wooster, OH Registration is required.  Info can be found at http://ohiodairypalooza.com

DAIRY PALOOZA – TWO Dates and TWO Locations. Quality Assurance Training offered at both locations.
Dairy Palooza West: April 29, 2017 @ Auglaize County Fairgrounds – Wapakoneta, OH Dairy Palooza Northeast: April 22, 2017 @ Wayne County Fairgrounds  – Wooster, OH Registration is required.  Info can be found at http://ohiodairypalooza.com

DairyPalooza Northeast
The 2017 DairyPalooza Northeast will be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio. Registration will start at 8 a.m. The event will start off with Quality Assurance for all 4-H aged youth (there are no other session options for youth in the morning). Adult sessions for those not chaperoning youth will be available, as well as a Cloverbud track of sessions that will run all day. After lunch, three breakout sessions will be held for youth to pick the topics that most interest them. There is no registration necessary for any session; all options are walk-in.

Registrations for DairyPalooza are now open. Pre-registrations for DairyPalooza will be due by April 3, 2017. The cost for pre-registration is $6 per person. Late or walk-in registrations are $10 per person. Both adults and youth must register for DairyPalooza.

Pre-registration fees include a DairyPalooza 2017 t-shirt, guaranteed resource materials, and lunch. Late or walk-in registrations include lunch only, and will receive resource materials while supplies last. Additional t-shirts can be purchased.

DairyPalooza Northeast
April 22, 2017
Wayne County Fairgrounds
Wooster, OH 44691
Registration starts at 8 a.m.

By Keith | March 16, 2017

Dairy Rules Amended

Attention Dairy Members!

The 2017 Dairy Rules have been amanded to include the following. Please download the Rules again for the latest.

DAIRY RULES AMENDMENT 2017
Dairy Beef Feeder Rules
E. Dairy Beef Feeder Sale
Rule 2. To cover advertising “Thank You’s” and Miscellaneous expenses, 8% plus $2 for the Grand Champion, 5.5% plus $ 2 for the Reserve Champion, and 3% plus 4 for all others will be deducted from each check. A $2 Beef Checkoff will also be deducted from each check.

Dairy Market Steer Rules
D. Sale of Dairy Market Steer
Rule 4. To cover advertising “Thank You’s” and miscellaneous expenses, 8% plus $2 for Grand Champion, 5.5% plus 2 for Reserve Champion. The cost for one buyers plaque will also be deducted from each check. For all other animals, 3% plus $4 will be deducted from each check. A $2 beef checkoff will also be deducted from each check.

Sale of Market Carcass Beef
Rule 1. The Champion and Reserve Champion Market Beef Carcasses will be sold at the Live Dairy Market Steer Auction on Aug 31, 2017. The Champion will have a sale commission of 8% plus $2 and the Reserve Champion will have a commission of 5.5% plus $2 . For all others 3% plus $4 will be deducted from each check. A $2 checkoff will also be deducted from each check

Cheese Project
Rule 8. To cover advertising, “Thank You’s” and miscellaneous expenses, 8% plus $2 for the Grand Champion, 5.5% plus $2 for the Reserve Champion, and 3% plus $4 for all others will be deducted from each check.

By Keith | March 3, 2017

Dairy Scholarship Application

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Check out the application and apply today.

Good luck!

By Keith | May 25, 2016

2016 Dairy Princess Application

Application Deadline: JUNE 6, 2016

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

1. Female, age 16-20 years of age by June 1, 2016 for Stark County Dairy Princess.

2. Female, age 7-9 years of age by June 1, 2016 for Stark County Dairy Sweetheart.

3. The Dairy Princess candidate must live and/or work on a dairy farm or have shown dairy cattle and/or dairy feeders at the Stark County Fair for 5 or more years.

4. The Dairy Sweetheart candidate must live on a dairy farm.

5. Single, never married or lived with a male in lieu of a marriage contract or has never entered into any marriage ceremony, even though it was later terminated by annulment, dissolution, or divorce.

6. Not now nor have ever been pregnant.

7. Never been convicted of a felony, or misdemeanor involving drugs or alcohol.

8. Be able to represent the Stark County Dairy Industry in a positive manner including public appearances and educational programs.

Any questions, please call Jill Smith 330-323-4379

You will be contacted about an interview. Interviews & Crowning: June TBA

Application Deadline: Must be received by JUNE 6, 2016 (postmarked).

Please return applications to: Stark County Dairy Royalty c/o Jill Smith 7642 Columbus Road N

Application

By Keith | April 1, 2016

Early-bird registration for the Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium Ends Today

Please visit the website to access the online registration link and to view the detailed agenda:

http://dcwcouncil.org/symposium

The Dairy Cattle Welfare Council is a new national organization who will be hosting their initial symposium at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University on May 20-21, 2016.

The Dairy Cattle Welfare Symposium will bring together industry leaders to discuss best recommended practices of animal care with emphasis on animal welfare and health, animal-human interaction, and sustainability of the dairy industry. The roster of speakers includes several dairymen and dairy managers who will discuss routine welfare challenges observed in dairy operations.  The symposium is targeted towards dairy producers, consultants, dairy industry reps, academia/Extension , and veterinarians (14 hours CE).

By Keith | March 9, 2016

IMPORTANT: 2016 DAIRY Project Book Update

Starting in 2016, The Stark County Jr. Fair Dairy Committee has made the following updates regarding project books:

Any Stark County Jr. Fair member taking any of the following projects:

  • Dairy Market Steer
  • Dairy Feeder
  • Dairy Cattle (heifers & cows)

Will only fill out the standard 4-H project book (#117 – for steers & feeders, #122 – for heifers and #126 – for cows) your FIRST and SECOND years. Starting your THIRD year and beyond the attached Record Booklet must be completed.

2016 Dairy Steer Record Book

2016 Dairy Feeder Record Book

2016 Dairy Record Book

Note that these are not listed on the Stark County 4-H Advisor Club Project Book Order Form for this year, if you add to your order at the Extension Office, they will be $1 each. However, you are free to print them for yourself or forward this link to other members.  4-H Clubs/members MUST know the year you are in the 4-H Dairy project, our office records do NOT keep the years in specific projects.

Any questions, please contact a dairy committee members.

By Ann | August 16, 2015

Dairy Project Skillathon

Dairy Skillathon
Saturday, August 22, 2015
9 a.m. to Noon
at the fairgrounds in the dairy barn

Dairy Skillathon is MANDATORY is year! Any junior fair exhibitor taking dairy feeder, dairy market steer and/or dairy cattle as their junior fair project(s) must complete the skillathon and turn in their project books by August 30, 2015. Anyone unable to attend the dairy skillathon on August 22, must call 330-206-2509 to schedule a make-up time. Make-up dates are Saturday, August 29 & Sunday, August 30.

By Ann | June 10, 2015

2015 Dairy Royalty Crowned

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Stark County Dairy Royalty were recently crowned at the Paradise United Church of Christ in Louisville. Cora Daniel will reign as the 2015 Stark County Dairy Princess and Colleen Ramsey as the 2015 Stark County Dairy Sweetheart. Both young ladies were crowned by the retiring Dairy Princess Brooke Bishop of Louisville and Dairy Sweetheart Anna Ramsey of Louisville.

Miss Daniel is the daughter of Jill and Cory Smith. Cora is a 2015 graduate of Louisville High School and R.G. Drage Career Center. She is a member of the Stark Jr. Showmen 4-H Club and is employed at Paradise Valley Farms.

Miss Ramsey is the daughter of Liz and Brian Ramsey of Louisville. She will be a third grader at Louisville Elementary. Colleen enjoys showing dairy cattle and helping in the barn.

They will be making special appearances all over Stark County including preschools, parades, and at the Stark County Fair milking parlor, dairy shows and auctions.

Other candidates for Dairy Royalty were Kynsie Pero of East Canton, Abigail Bonnot of Canal Fulton,  and Dharma Varner of Canton.

By Ann | May 12, 2015

2015 Dairy Princess Applications Available

The 2015 Stark County Dairy Princess application deadline has been set for June 1, 2015.

Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

1.    Female, age 16-20 years of age by June 1, 2015 for Stark County Dairy Princess.
2.    Female, age 7-9 years of age by June 1, 2015 for Stark County Dairy Sweetheart.
3.    The Dairy Princess candidate must live and/or work on a dairy farm or have shown dairy cattle and/or         dairy feeders at the Stark County Fair for 5 or more years.
4.    The Dairy Sweetheart candidate must live on a dairy farm.
5.    Single, never married or lived with a male in lieu of a marriage contract or has never entered into any
marriage ceremony, even though it was later terminated by annulment, dissolution, or divorce.
6.    Not now nor have ever been pregnant.
7.    Never been convicted of a felony, or misdemeanor involving drugs or alcohol.
8.    Be able to represent the Stark County Dairy Industry in a positive manner including public appearances.

For more details, please print out the application or contact Ann at 330-904-7728 (call or text).
Dairy Princess Application15

 

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