New for 2018, to exhibit beef cattle, feeder calves, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, utility goats, poultry and rabbits, 4-H members must be certified through the Youth for the Quality Care of Animals. This annual program can be completed via online modules ($12) or in-person trainings ($3). This training must be complete by June 1, 2018 in order to exhibit at the county fair.
Area livestock shows and livestock conferences in the state of Indiana. Check them out to increase your showmanship skills.
Beef & Swine Health Workshop sponsored by the Purdue Extension Educators in Carroll, Cass, Miami & Tipton Counties will be held April 13th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Topics include: Bio-Security, Animal Well-Being, Herd Health, Disease Control. Lunch will be provided following the program. RSVP by April 9th to the Miami County Extension office (765-472-1921).
Those seeking to fulfill Indiana's new mandatory training requirements for the application of dicamba herbicide products on DT soybeans can attend a free webinar hosted by Purdue Extension and the Purdue Pesticide Programs.
The Jefferson and Switzerland County Master Gardener
2018 Jefferson County 4-H Handbook