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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The Empire Swine Youth Scholarship Contest will be held at the New York State Fair from August 28-31 and all youth market hog exhibitors are invited to participate! Please register no later than August 12th online at: All information is available in the Youth Livestock Premium Book on pages 114-120 online at: Get your entry in early to participate in fun activities, win prizes & money, make new friends and learn new information about everything pigs!

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New York Pork Producers 2023 Anaual Meeting

For the first time since 2019, the New York Pork Producers Annual meeting will be held in person. Saturday February 18, 2023 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at Kiilians […]

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