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 ilpork.com/youth/il-pork-youth-day. 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.