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4H, FFA field days slated


March 7, 2018

4H and FFA youths, leaders and families are invited to attend Youth Livestock Field Days scheduled for Saturday, March 17, and Saturday, March 24, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Topics to be covered at each event include health care, quality assurance, low stress handling, feeding and nutrition, fitting and showing and other topics.

The Beef Field day will be March 17 at the Lewiston Livestock Market. The Swine Field Day will be on Saturday, March 24, at Asotin County Fairgrounds in Asotin. The cost for each field day is $8 per person and includes lunch and handouts. Preregistration is requested at least one week before each program.

Speakers for the program include local veterinarians, extension faculty and staff from University of Idaho and WSU, U of I Block and Bridle Students, WSU Animal Science Students and 4H/FFA volunteers. This program is designed to provide information and skills so youths will be successful with their market livestock projects. The flyers are posted at http://extension.wsu.edu/whitman and listed under upcoming events.

This program is hosted by University of Idaho/Nez Perce County Extension, and WSU Extension in Asotin and Whitman Counties.

For more information, contact Janet Schmidt at 509-397-6290 or schmid[email protected]


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