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Invasive Species Handouts from 06/21/2022 Program:
Old World Bluestem
Sericea Lespedeza

Upcoming Trainings/Events (4-H, FHA, Public)

YQCA Training 

YQCA stands for Youth for the Quality Care of Animals. Any individual that plans to show market animals, commercial breeding females, and/or purebred breeding females at the 2022 Kansas State Fair or Kansas Junior Livestock Show must be YQCA certified to participate.

A Flint Hills Extension Agent will be hosting two training sessions for those needing to become YQCA certified! Anyone is welcome to attend a training session to become certified! Each session will be held in the Morris County Courthouse Meeting Room. The dates are: Saturday, February 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m., and Sunday, April 2, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. You do not have to attend both training sessions. Only attend the session that works best with your schedule. 

Use the link https://yqca.learngrow.io/Account/Login to register online for which training you would like to attend. The cost of the training is $3 which you will pay online when you register. Please use your 4-H Online login information to sign up for the training.

For questions, please contact Abby at the Council Grove office at 620-767-5136 or agettinger@ksu.edu or  Chelsea at the Cottonwood Falls office 620-273-6491 or chelse1@ksu.edu .

Kansas Junior Producer Days

The 2022 KSU Junior Producer Days will be hosted in person this year. Kansas Junior Swine Producer Week will be March 11, 2022, with Kansas Junior Meat Goat Producer day being March 18, 2022. 
Saturday morning. A flyer of each are attached. 

Junior Swine Producer Day has a Fee of $20 if you register before February 15, or $25 after February 15. 

Junior Meat Goat Producer Day has a Fee of $20 if you register before February 22, or $25 after February 22. 

All participants will need to register. This includes both youth and adults. Families also need to use an email address someone from the
household checks on a regular basis, as that is the
method of communication we will use to specific details with attendees.

Here are the
Flyer links:

Swine: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/extension/youth-programs/events/ks-jr-producer/2023%20Flyer_K-State%20Junior%20Swine%20Producer%20Day.pdf

Meat Goat: https://www.asi.k-state.edu/extension/youth-programs/events/ks-jr-producer/2023%20Flyer_K-State%20Junior%20Meat%20Goat%20Day.pdf

If you have any questions, please contact Abby at the Council Grove office at 620-767-5136 or agettinger@ksu.edu Chelsea at the Cottonwood Falls office 620-273-6491 or chelse1@ksu.edu or Lexie Hayes, Youth Livestock Coordinator, at adhayes@ksu.edu or 785-532-1264.  

  

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Animal Sciences and Industry - Livestock