Purdue Junior Pork Day: Gone Virtual

Save the dates for four live, virtual learning opportunities for kids all about pork from Purdue Animal Sciences and Purdue Extension! Each session will take place on a Wednesday in March at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 p.m. CT). Links to join each session and to watch session recordings will be available at http://purdue.ag/4hhomeactivities.

  • March 3 – Animal Selection – Learn about choosing the best project pig, market pig, and breeding gilt.
  • March 10 – Meat Cuts & Quality – Study carcass cuts, meat quality and carcass placing/judging in the Purdue Animal Science meats lab.
  • March 17 – Hot Topics – Discuss Ractopamine use and alternatives, vaccine needs and pig health, and showmanship.
  • March 24 – Pork Trivia Game Night

For more at-home animal science resources, visit: https://extension.purdue.edu/4h/Pages/AnimalScienceHomeActivities.aspx.