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Rules

Boone County General 4-H Rules

Boone County General 4-H Livestock Rules

Boone County 4-H Swine Rules

Youth Livestock Exhibitors as Ambassadors for Animal Agriculture

 

Pork Quality Assurance + (PQA)

Updated PQA Dates and time for Boone County...

WORKSHOP For youth ages 8-11 (as of January 1, 2013)

Tuesday, June 18th      7:00 pm           Farm Bureau Community Building, Auditorium

Sunday, June 30th        1:00pm            Farm Bureau Community Building- Dining Room

 

TESTING For youth ages 12-19 (as of January 1, 2013): 

Tuesday, June 18th      Walk In anytime between 5:00- 6:30pm (note time change)   Farm Bureau Community Building, Auditorium           

Sunday, June 30th        Walk In anytime between 2:00-3:00pm          Farm Bureau Community Building- Dining Room

All 4-H swine members exhibiting swine at the Boone County 4-H Fair or Indiana State Fair must obtain certification by attending one of these two scheduled workshops, or a workshop in another county.  On-line certification is no longer an approved option.

 Other PQA Plus Youth Certification Training Dates in Area VI:

April 4                  7:00 p.m.      Hancock County Extension Office

April 18                7:00 p.m.     Shelby County Extension Office

April 25                     6:30 p.m      Sadler Rm./Morgan County Extension Office

May 30                 6:30 p.m      Sadler Rm./Morgan County Extension Office

June 19                7:00 p.m.      Hall B/Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

June 19                2:00 p.m.      Purdue Extension, Tippecanone County- Lafayette 

June 23                2:00 p.m.      Purdue Extension, Clinton County- Frankfort

June 25                7:00 p.m.      Hall B/Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds

 

2013 Quizzes and Record Sheets

2013 Beginner Quiz - Grades 3-5

2013 Intermediate Quiz - Grades 6-8

2013 Advanced Quiz - Grades 9-12

4-H Swine Record Sheet

Poster Exhibit Record Sheet

 

Forms

Livestock Location Approval Form - to be completed and submitted to the Extension Office for those members who are housing their 4-H animals at a place other than their family's property.

2013 Boone County 4-H Fair Pen Request Form

Hoosier Hampshire Swine Breeders Association Queen Contest Application - Due May 1st

Swine enrollment forms are not available on-line. Contact the Extension Office for the animal enrollment form that is due May 15th.

 

Resources

Universal Swine Ear Notch Identification System - source The Ohio State University

Appropriate Use of Paylean in Youth Swine Projects

Boone County 4-H Fair Information

 

*In order to exhibit swine at the 2013 Boone County 4-H Fair, each 4-H member MUST complete the Youth PQA Plus certification by attending the certification workshop one of the certification workshops listed above AND each member is required to complete the grade appropriate quiz that accompanies the swine resource manual.