Youth livestock educational programs focused on feeding, housing, daily care, animal selection, health, grooming, showmanship, quality assurance and leadership are essential for the development and maintenance of our future leaders and consumers in agriculture.

The objective is to provide a variety of programs, events, conferences, and activities that engage young people involved in animal agriculture in Missouri.


Animal Sciences Leadership Academy

4-H Livestock Judging

Missouri 4-H Horsemanship

Missouri 4-H State Poultry Day

Show Me Quality Assurance Youth Training and Education

Swine Skillathon at MO State Fair

Youth Pork Institute