Quality Assurance for 2021

All exhibitors who wish to exhibit the folllowing at the fair must satisfy the Ashland County Quality Assurance requirement.  This is done at the 4-H Club/FFA Chapter level.

Deadline for 2021 Ashland County Fair participation is June 15, 2021.

Baby Beef
Market steers 
Market lambs
Market hogs
Market goats
Market poultry (broilers and turkeys)
Market rabbits
Lactating dairy cattle
Lactating goats   


Quality Assurance Test Out Option:

Youth who are between the ages of 12 and 18 as of January 1, 2021 are eligible to take a test developed for their age level.  4-H members who pass the test will be exempt from the quality assurance requirement until they move to the next age bracket, or are no longer a Junior Fair market livestock exhibitor.  There are two age groups: 12-14 and 15-18.

Please contact the Extension Office at 419-281-8242 or aulger.3@osu.edu if you would like to schedule a test date or have more questions regarding the test out option.  


Volunteer QA Instructors

 Volunteers whose QA assistant instructor certification expires this year, 2021, will receive an email from Elizabeth Share, OSU Program Specialist with instructions to renew your certification online through a course in OSU Scarlet. 

 Those whose certification is current will need only to go through a brief update on the materials for this year when they pick up their QA materials for their clubs. Please fill out the QA survey by clicking the link below to let us know when you would like to pick them up and how many copies you need. Materials can be picked up starting February 22.

2021 Ashland County QA Material Request