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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If you have any questions, comments or concerns about the upcoming 2022 Empire Swine Youth Scholarship contest please contact  Alicia Keller-Spoth at 585-813-4583 or

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February 14, 2022

New York Pork Producers are Hosting A Meat Raffle

Due to a conflict, we need to change the date of the raffle from March 19th to April 9th. The raffle will begin at 6:00 PM that evening. We appreciate your support and are hopeful that you are a winner of some great meat products. A few more details: There will be 12 rounds with […]

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