Mark Your Calendars for Illinois Pork Youth Day

( Jennifer Shike, Farm Journal's PORK )

Youth ages 8 to 18 who are interested in the pork industry are invited to the inaugural Illinois Pork Youth Day on Feb. 16, 2019 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Livestock Center in Springfield.

Check-in begins at 9 a.m., followed by the program starting at 9:30 a.m. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is requested at Parents are welcome to attend with their children. 
A variety of topics will be covered, including animal nutrition, pork production, skillathon preparation, opportunities with Illinois Pork Producers, healthy habits for you and your show pigs, and a career panel with industry professionals. 


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