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Use this form to provide information to be included on the Livestock Shows and Fair Calendar on the MSU Extension website. The information will be emailed to Cobie Rutherford  and Webmaster when you click the submit button at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about this form or problems logging in, contact webteam@ext.msstate.edu.

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News

Two young women display a lamb in a show ring.
Filed Under: 4-H, 4-H Livestock Program, Youth Livestock February 11, 2022

JACKSON, Miss. -- Lily and Emma Grace Putnam raised their Mississippi-bred reserve champion lamb in their Sunflower County pasture, which they recently finished fencing in with the help of loans and grants.

“We have always had the land and have been pasturing it in piece by piece as we’ve been able to, but we needed to complete the fencing this year so we could finish breeding our ewes,” said Lily Putnam, a Sunflower County 4-H’er based in Sunflower County. “The loan was helpful to me because we used it to buy equipment to get ready for lambing and start a breeding business.”

A goat stands in front of a fence.
Filed Under: 4-H, 4-H Livestock Program, Youth Livestock, Agriculture, Agri-business, Goats and Sheep June 10, 2021

Dairy goats make up a niche market of the Mississippi livestock industry, but their popularity is growing across the state. Interest has grown among 4-H livestock program members, people who participate in various other showmanship contests and people who want goat milk products.

A teenage girl holds the halter on the face of her muscular, white steer as she and a tall man standing behind them look at the photographer.
Filed Under: 4-H Livestock Program, Youth Livestock, Volunteers, Youth Projects, Agriculture, Livestock February 8, 2019

 The Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions began in 1969 as a conversation between two Mississippi State University livestock specialists dedicated to building better youth through livestock programs.

Black and white Hostein cows and light brown Jersey cows graze on green grass.
Filed Under: Youth Livestock, Dairy October 19, 2018

On a rainy day in early autumn, hundreds of people packed into the Mississippi State University Joe Bearden Dairy Center to learn where their milk, butter, yogurt, and ice cream come from. (File Photo by Kat Lawrence)

Watch

Farmweek, Entire Show, Nov 13, 2015, #19
Farmweek

Season 39 Show #19

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
Born For The Show Ring Feature
Extension Stories

Born for the Show Ring

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm

Listen

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 7:00am
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 7:00am
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00am
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 7:00am
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00am

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Contacts

Portrait of Mr. Cobie Rutherford, Jr.
Extension Instructor
4-H Youth Development