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Youth Livestock Program

2021 Important Deadlines/Calendar


February 15-20:  Junior Swine Producer Week

March 15-20:  Junior Meat Goat Producer Week

April 15:  KASLA Application Deadline

May 1:  Market Beef Nominations Due

June 15:  Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations Due

July 9-10:  Dr. Bob Hines Kansas Swine Classic

August 21-22:  State 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes

September 10-19:  Kansas State Fair

October 1-3:  Kansas Junior Livestock Show


K-State Youth Livestock Program Update Newsletters

Spring 2021 YLP Update Newsletter

Fall 2020 YLP Update Newsletter


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2021 Nomination Information

2021 Livestock Nomination Updates

Nominated Livestock / Forms and Information(Click link to confirm nominations and/or view current forms and information)

All 2021 state livestock nomination information will be posted on the "Nomination Information" tab of the KSU Youth Livestock website. Only 2021 forms and information will be accepted.

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 2021. DNA hair samples in official DNA envelopes are also required.

**Exhibitors must contact their local Extension Office to get their animals tagged and obtain official DNA envelopes.




Lexie Hayes
Animal Sciences and Industry
Kansas State University
214 Weber Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
Phone: 785-532-1264
Fax: 785-532-7059