From county fairs to larger pigs shows on a national level, there are always opportunities for youth education. Many exhibitions have skillathon or quiz bowl competitions built into their events. The Pork Checkoff has created a downloadable resource for teachers, Extension personal and other leaders to use for organizing these types of competitions. Resources for both skillathons and quiz bowls are divided into three age categories: junior, Intermediate and senior. A variety of subject areas are addressed, including breeding, animal well-being, swine health and other key topics.

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January 19, 2016

Get the News You Need with Pork Crisis Alert Texts

Contact: Cindy Cunningham National Pork Board 515-223-2600 Pork Crisis Alert Text Service Announced DES MOINES, Iowa – January 11, 2016 – The National Pork Board today introduced a pork industry crisis text news service, Pork Crisis Alert, which will immediately deliver essential information to U.S. pork producers in the event of a major industry-wide […]

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