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The educational 4-H beef program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both beef subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications). Skills are learned under the direction of caring adults


Important documents can be found at the bottom of this page underneath "Related Files".


Helpful Information

Important Project Dates: 

March 14,2020

   8:00-11:00am      Beef ID Day for ALL STEERS, Registered and Commercial heifers may attend as well.

   8:00-11:00am        Snow Day for Beef ID (only if we cancel March 21st date)

   (11:59pm)                                Deadline to enroll Steers online through 4HOnline

                                                   Deadline for DNA Samples to be turned into Extension Office (state fair beef only)

                                                   Beef Heifer ID Day 6-7:00 pm  Beef Barn - South 1/2

May 15, 2020 (11:59pm)               Deadline to enroll all Heifers online through 4HOnline

                                                   Deadline for DNA Samples to be turned into Extension Office (state fair beef only)

                                                   Deadline for Livestock Location Forms

Open March 20, 2020       There are various deadlines with various fees based on when you enroll your animals through the Indiana State Fair Entry system. State Fair                                             Entry website: click here 




Beef Heifer Enrollment Documents

 Beef  Heifer Enrollment Cover Letter

 Beef Tag Order Form -Spring

Beef Enrollment Instructions for 4HOnline

Livestock Location Approval Form

Video on DNA Hair Collection for Cattle


Here are some additional website that you might helpful for this project:

Indiana 4-H Livestock Website

    Here you will find:

            Animal workshops offered by Purdue

            Results from Career Development Events for 4-H & FFA members

Indiana State Fair


YQCA Training Registration Site

How to create a 4-H Poster

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