IL Pork Youth Day

IL PORK YOUTH DAY

February 16, 2019

Illinois State Fairgrounds

Livestock Center

 

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Join us for our inaugural IL Pork Youth Day!

This event is open to all youth ages 8-18, interested in the pork industry. 

 

When
Feb 16, 2019
Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m.
Program begins at 9:30 a.m.

Where
Illinois State Fairgrounds
Livestock Center
N 8th St & Central Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Topics to be covered:
- Skillathon
- Guest speakers from Lindner Show Feeds,

Zoetis, and a career panel with young industry professionals. 
- Animal Nutrition
- Pork Production 101
- Healthy Habits for You and Your Pigs
- Show pig opportunities panel
- Opportunities with IL Pork
- Optional YQCA in-person training

 

Lunch will be provided.

Parents are welcome to attend with children.

There is no cost to attend - please register at the link below.

Walk-ins are welcome but pre-registration is preferred. 

 

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

8:30 – 9:15 a.m.     Check-In
9:30 a.m.     Healthy Habits for You and Your Pig
10:00 a.m.     Animal Nutrition – Lindner Show Feeds 
10:30 a.m.     Break 
10:45 a.m.     Pork Production 101
11:15 a.m.     Pork Industry Careers Panel 
11:45 a.m.     Lunch
12:00 p.m.     Show pig opportunities panel
12:45 p.m.     Skillathon and Exhibit Area
3:00 p.m.     Opportunities with Illinois Pork 
3:30 p.m.     Announcements & Door Prizes
4:00 p.m.     YQCA In-Person Certification (optional)