The 2015-2016 steer pool selection is fast approaching. Selection is Sunday, Oct 25 with 1:00 selection start time. Please plan on arriving between 12:15 and 12:45 for getting registered.
Selection Location: Claylick Run Farms 11970 Cross Road Newark, Ohio 43056
We also have an exciting opportunity again this year with Farm Credit – Mid America. Roger Smith with Farm Credit has worked on securing financing for purchasing your steer. It will be made available to all participants with very minimal fee if any. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity on selection day. If you have questions and would like to talk with Roger Smith before Sunday, please contact him at the Utica Office 740-892-3338.
The Licking County Steer Pool organizational meeting is Monday, Sept 28, 2015 @7:00pm
Location: New Covenant Church, 8408 Johnstown-Utica Rd NW, Johnstown, OH 43031
Deposits this year will again be $75 due at meeting or before 10-5-15 for entering the steer pool selection for the 2015-2016 year.
A steer pool meeting as been set for Thursday, July 30, 2015 @ Johnstown High School Library. Start time 6:00.
Discussions will take place about the upcoming fair, animal care, answer any questions that you may have about your steer or completing your project book, as well as a chance to practice and review skillathon.
Hope to see everyone there on Thursday evening.
Completed and signed 2015 Hartford Fair steer pool entries are due to Rod BeMiller. They can be turned in at Hoof Trimming, Sat June 20th or need to be mailed to Rodney for arrival by Thursday 6-26-15. Please contact Rodney at 740-967-6394 if not able to mail or deliver at hoof trimming. Thank You.
Mail Entries to: Rod Bemiller 12176 Edwards Road Johnstown, Ohio 43031
Hoof Trimming is also Sat. 6-20-15. Call Rodney at 740-967-6394 to schedule an appointment. It is open to all 4H members. Many spots still available.
The 2015 Steer Pool Quality Assurance meeting is schedule for Thursday, April 16, 2015 @6:30 pm- Location: Northridge High School.
Be sure to complete your home visits before April 1, 2015.
Show Rite Feeds is having and Show Clinic on April 11, 2015 form 10 am to 2 pm. The clinic will provide instructional feed, selection, judging, and showing information for hog, lamb, goat, and steer projects. Dave Guyer will be on hand and providing info for steer and heifer projects.
This will be a great event to gather valuable information from the experts for your 4H projects.
Refreshments will be available by MJ’s Drive Thru and Animal Feeds.
The Licking County Steer Pool organization would like to thank a’MAYs’ing Meats- Johnstown, Ohio for another great meeting and demonstration on how a side of beef is cut up and processed. It was a great learning experience for everyone involved.
If you are looking to get some farm fresh meat for your next dinner or have your meat custom cut to order, check out their great prices and offers at a’MAYs’ing Meats.
The next steer pool meeting is being held on March 17, 2015 at aMAYSing Meats, on Route 62 in Johnstown @6:00pm
Topics to be discussed: Meat Processing 101- Demonstration on cuts of beef, location of those cuts of beef, typical tools of a meat cutter, and what makes a good cut of meat.
Hope to see everyone there. Also don’t forget about your home visits.
Please check out info on Jan 18, 2015 meeting at Heath Bowling Alley and begin calling to set up your home visit.
The January steer pool meeting has been set for Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 at Park Lanes- Heath from 2-4pm. 2 hours of bowling. Cost is $10 per bowler which includes 2 hours unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza and pop.
Hope to see everyone there for a fun afternoon of bowling. Let us know how your steer project is doing. If you are having any issues with your steer, please bring it up at the meeting so we can help.
Watch for more info about Steer Pool Alumni.