Kendra Pease, 14, of the Philothea Hustlers 4-H Club, gives her crossbred market lamb a shave at the Mercer County Fair in this file photo. The local 4-H program may be restructured and programs could be reduced following an announcement today by Ohio State University Extension officials of a plan to combat a lack of state funding.
A lack of state funding for Ohio State University Extension offices throughout the state will mean cuts to staff and programs, possibly even 4-H. Some agencies are shutting down. [More