IL Pork Youth Day


February 16, 2019

Illinois State Fairgrounds

Livestock Center


Join us for our inaugural IL Pork Youth Day!

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

Walk-Ins Accepted. 


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

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
- 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. 




9:00 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
12:45 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)