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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

December 14, 2018

Junior Swine Producer Day Registration Open

By Lexie Hayes

The Kansas Junior Swine Producer Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 9, 2019 in Weber Arena on the K-State campus in Manhattan. This one-day educational event is devoted to the selection and management of youth swine projects. All ages and knowledge levels are invited! K-State faculty members, graduate students, and guest speakers will cover topics including selection, meat science, ear notching, breeds, the state nomination process, herd health, nutrition, and showmanship. An optional instructor-led YQCA session will also be held at the conclusion of the program.

The cost for junior swine producer day is $15/person, if registration is submitted by February 15, 2019, or $20/person after the early deadline. All attendees, including youth and adults, must register. Those who sign up after the deadline cannot be guaranteed a t-shirt. Families may register online at http://bit.ly/ksuasiregister, or by downloading the flyer (http://bit.ly/ksujrproducerdays), completing the bottom portion of the flyer and mailing it, with payment, to the K-State Youth Livestock Program. For more information, contact Lexie Hayes at adhayes@ksu.edu or 785-532-1264, or Joel DeRouchey at jderouch@ksu.edu or 785-532-2280.