MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University youth livestock program, K-State Research and Extension, and the K-State department of animal sciences and industry will be hosting two junior producer days in the spring of 2018.

The Junior Sheep Producer Day will be March 17 and Junior Beef Producer Day is on March 24. Both events will be held in Weber Arena in Manhattan.

The junior day programs are a one-day educational opportunity for youth, parents, project leaders, agents, and other adults to increase their knowledge about youth livestock production and management.

All ages are welcome, but all attendees must register.

These are biennial events, with sheep and beef days hosted in even years and the swine and meat goat in odd years.

The cost for each junior day is $15 per person for those who register by the early deadline, and $20 per person for those who register after the deadline.

Please note, any registrations received after the early deadline cannot be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Register online at, or download a registration form at The early registration deadline is Feb. 23 for Junior Sheep Producer Day, and March 2 for Junior Beef Producer Day.

More information is available at For questions, please contact Lexie Hayes, youth livestock coordinator, at or 785-532-1264.