To ensure youth livestock producers and youth leaders have access to the best information and latest research on sustainable meat production, Washington State University Extension and Department of Animal Sciences is offering a new day-long course in beef, pork, lamb, and goat production with a focus on meeting Quality Assurance standards.
Join us Friday, July 11, 2014 9:00am - 4:00pm for Youth Livestock Quality Assurance at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds.
Presenters include WSU Extension meat and livestock specialists with extensive knowledge in all aspects of livestock production.
Topics covered include Quality Assurance training; healthcare; nutrition; exploring GI tracts; animal selection; carcass evaluation; economics of youth livestock projects; and more.
Registration is $20 per person if received by July 3, after that late registration increases to $25 per person. Registration fee includes lunch and resource materials.
For additional information on the WSU Extension Youth Livestock 100 course, contact Jan Busboom, WSU Meat Specialist, (509) 335-2880 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Sarah M. Smith, Area Animal Science Educator, (509) 754-2011, x413 or email@example.com.
For assistance with registration, contact Kate Halstead, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360.794.6081.
For more information, visit snohomish.wsu.edu/youth-livestock-QA/.
To register for Beef 100, Lamb/Goat 100, Poultry 100, or Pork 100, visit Livestock100.BrownPaperTickets.com.
Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, and sexual orientation. Evidence of non-compliance may be reported through your local Extension Office. Persons with a disability requiring special accommodation can request accommodation 21 days before training at (425) 338-2400. If accommodation is not requested in advance, we cannot guarantee availability on-site.