1. Allen Co Master Gardeners Art of Gardening Seminar

    Jan. 24, 2023

    Please join the Allen Co Master Gardeners on Saturday, March 18th for their annual Art of Gardening Seminar and learn more about gardening. Click HERE for more information on speakers, registration, and the cost of the seminar. 

  2. Allen Co Outlook and Agronomy Day

    Jan. 05, 2023

    Call to reserve your spot for our Agronomy Day. Click HERE for a schedule of the topics and speakers. Cost is $15. Breakfast will be provided and a full lunch catered by The Old Barn Out Back. Please call 419-879-9108 for more information.

  3. Scholarships Due February 1st

    Dec. 16, 2022

    The deadline for all scholarships is February 1, 2023. 

    Information and applications for Allen county 4-H College Scholarships

    Click here to download the application for the Allen County Agricultural Society Scholarship, Ruth Adgate Wagner 4-H Scholarship & Allen Co. Horse Council Scholarship.

  4. Annual 4-H Volunteer Dinner and Update

    Dec. 16, 2022

    It's time to kick-off the 2023 4-H season. 

    When: January 23, 2023 (Monday)

    Who: Volunteers (Advisors)

    Time: 6 pm Dinner is provided for volunteers (Meals for guests will be $15)

    Where: Youth Activities Building at the Allen Co Fairgrounds

    It is mandatory that all adviors attend training once a year. We will offer this in person trainin on January 23rd and a Zoom TBA. You will need to attend one of these to maintain your volunteer status. 

  5. 2023 Fertilizer and Pesticide Recertification

    Dec. 15, 2022

    We will be offering pesticide and fertilizer recertification class on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at the Allen County Fairgrounds. This class is for only license renewal. We will only be covering categories 1, 2, 3, and 6. Please call our office to reserve your spot or if you have any questions. 

    The Cost:

    Fertilizer Certification from 8:30 am to 9:30 am is $10.00

    Pesticide Certification from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm is $35.00

    Total for both classes is $45.00

    Please RSVP at 419-879-9108 to reserve your spot.

  6. Livestock Checks

    Sep. 08, 2022

    Carcass Show Awards

    Carcass Show Awards along with checks are available in the Allen Co Extension Office from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M-F.

    Carcass Checks for Livestock

    Carcass or packer checks will be available for pick up starting Monday, September 12th at the Allen Co Fair Administration Office. You must have the Exhibitor's Fair ID to pick up the check. Office hours are M-F 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

  7. Thank You List from the Jr. Fair Livestock Auction

    Aug. 30, 2022

    The buyers list is available from the Jr. Fair Livestock Auction. The list is alphabetical by club. Please make sure that you thank ALL of your buyers. To recieve your premium auction check you must provide proof that you have sent a thank you to all the buyers. You may take pictures of your cards and submit them to or drop them off at the Jr. Fair office. They must be stamped and addressed! Premium checks from the auction will be available when all of your buyers have paid in full.

  8. Drug Use Notification Forms

    Aug. 08, 2022

    Click HERE to access the DUNF.

    All market animals must complete an online DUNF prior to weigh in or at weigh in. DUNF are a requirement of the ODA to exhibit a market animal. 

    Market Poultry Exhibitors click HERE first. This is the list of leg band numbers that are assigned to each exhibitor. You will need the leg band numbers in order to complete the DUNF.

  9. Make Up Special Interest Judging and Welding, Woodworking, and Gardening Judging

    Jul. 18, 2022

    Make Up Special Interest Judging and regular Welding, Woodworking, and Gardening judging will be held on August 18th from 1pm to 5 pm.

    Sign Up times have been posted for Make Up Special Interest Judging. Click HERE to schedule a time.

  10. Livestock, Special Interest, and Cloverbud Judging Sign Ups Added

    May. 27, 2022

    Sign up times for Special Interest Judging on July 18th, Livestock Interterviews on August 13th, and Cloverbud Show and Tell on August 17th have been added. Click HERE for more information and the sign up links.