U of I Extension and JWCC Ag Center to be hosts of livestock judging clinic on Saturday

University of Illinois Extension

BAYLIS, Ill. — Plans are underway for a livestock judging clinic for youth on Saturday, March 4, at the John Wood Community College Agricultural Education Center, 37803 IL-104, in Baylis. Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with the clinic to be held from 9:30 a.m.-noon.

University of Illinois Extension in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Schuyler counties, and the JWCC Ag Education Center, will be the hosts. The clinic will be an entry level workshop that will teach the basics of livestock evaluation and offer youth the opportunity to develop and practice their judging skills. JWCC ag faculty and students will facilitate the clinic.

All interested youths ages 8-18 are invited to participate. 4-H/FFA membership is not required to attend. Cost is $5 per participant. Participants are asked to register by Friday, Feb. 24, at go.illinois.edu/marchjudgingclinic.

For questions or more information, contact Kristin Huls at khuls@illinois.edu or 217-357-2150.

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