MANHATTAN, Kan. – March 19, 2016 is the date for the Kansas Junior Sheep Producer Day to be held at Kansas State University’s Weber Arena in Manhattan.
The day brings together youth, parents, sheep project leaders and others to increase their knowledge about sheep production and management. The event is designed for all ages and skill levels and provides an engaging educational experience.
Registration begins at 8:45 a.m., with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. Featured speakers and K-State faculty and staff will cover such topics:
– Selecting Your Youth Sheep Project
– Health, Wellness, & Disease Prevention
– Feeding, Nutrition, Facilities, & Management
– Breeds and Sheep Identification
– Wool Education & Judging
– Meat Science
– Showmanship & Grooming
– State Youth Livestock Nomination Process
Participants will receive a T-shirt and a complimentary lunch.
The cost to register is $15 per person if postmarked by February 24, 2016; $20 if postmarked after that date. Participants who register after February 24 cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt. More information, online registration, and printable registration forms are available on the website, www.YouthLivestock.KSU.edu. For more information contact Lexie Hayes via email at [email protected] or by phone at 785-532-1264.