From county fairs to 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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It is with tremendous excitement that the 2021 Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Contest will take place virtually this year from August 9th – August 13th, 2021.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the upcoming 2021 virtual contest please contact  Alicia Keller-Spoth at 585-813-4583 or

New York Pork Producers commitment to ethical practices, our commitment to food safety, environmental stewardship, animal well-being, community and animal health is stronger than ever.

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