Youth Livestock Program
2015 Important Deadlines/Calendar
March 28: Junior Meat Goat Producer Day
April 1: Kansas Animal Sciences Leadership Academy Applications Due
May 1: Market Beef Nominations Due
June 1: Corrections to Market Beef Nominations Due
June 10-13 & 17-20: Kansas Animal Sciences Leadership Academy
June 15: Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations Due
July 15: Corrections to Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations Due
August 22-23: State 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes
September 11-20: Kansas State Fair
October 2-4: Kansas Junior Livestock Show
K-State Youth Livestock Program Updates
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2015 Nomination Update
Important: All animals that are nominated for the Kansas Junior Livestock Show and Kansas State Fair will be required to be tagged with the Kansas 4-H EID tags in 2015. DNA hair samples are still required.
**Exhibitors must contact their local Extension Office to order their EID tags
2015 EID Tag Information/Order Form (For Ext. Offices Only)
Nominated Livestock / Forms and Information (Click link to confirm nominations)
The K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy is an intensive four day educational experience designed to enhance the leadership skills and animal science knowledge of high school students. The program is hosted by K-State Animal Sciences and Industry and sponsored by the Livestock and Meat Industry Council. The goal of this academy will be to further develop young leaders within the livestock industry and prepare them for a successful future in this field.
Students will stay on campus in university housing with event staff for the duration of the event. Twenty students will be accepted for each session. The application process is open to out-of-state students.
We are pleased to announce that the Livestock and Meat Industry Council will be sponsoring two K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy sessions in 2015!
Sessions will be June 10-13 and June 17-20.
Applications will be due April 1, 2015. All application information can be found here.
A printable flyer for the event can be found here. Please share this information with interested young people.
For questions about the academy please contact Sharon Breiner, Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Quality Assurance
Example Letter for Tyson (Cattle)
Form for Tyson (Cattle)
Use of New Swine Castration Method (Improvest)
Kansas State Fair: accepts the use of Improvest
Kansas Junior Livestock Show: barrows must be physical castrates. (more information (pdf))