University of Maryland Extension

4-H Agricultural Science Series 2014-2015

2014-2015 Ag Science Series
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
University of MD Extension
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
United States
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The Baltimore County 4-H Program is committed to educating 4-Hers and the general public about the importance of Agriculture. We have created a series of Ag and Animal Science based workshops for 4-H and non (future) 4-Hers. We encourage you to participate in these opportunities and to spread the word.

These will be ideal experiences for 4-Hers to add to their record books and animal person of the year nomination forms!  The cost is $20 for all 4 sessions or $7 per class. We hope to see you there! To register for these sessions, please call the 4-H office at 410‑887-8090 or select the links below to register online. Sessions will be held at the Ag Center/4-H Office at 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030. All classes will be from 1pm – 4pm. The next sessions are:

November 15, 2014
Livestock Judging and Selection
In this workshop you will learn about judging livestock quality and selecting quality project animals.  Along with livestock judging we will learn how genetics affect animal traits.  We will also learn about livestock related 4-H contests that you can participate in without owning an animal.  These contests include the Livestock Skill-a-thon and Livestock Judging contests.
Livestock Judging Registration

December 13, 2014  
All about Meats
In this workshop you will learn about how to judge meat cuts to choose the highest quality cuts for your meal.  Topics covered will include meat judging, cooking techniques, identifying cuts of meat, and livestock management factors affecting meat quality and contests for the fair that you can participate without owning an animal.
All about Meats

February 21, 2015
Veterinary Science
This workshop will cover an introduction to veterinary care of livestock.  Topics will include how to identify a sick animal, administering medication, basic animal first aid, and steps to keep animals healthy.
Veterinary Science

March 21, 2015
Spring Gardens
It’s time to prepare for your spring garden.  This workshop will focus on getting you started on planting your spring garden.  Topics include soil science, composting, preparing a seed bed, and planning your garden layout.  We will also build and plant salad boxes. Salad boxes can be used as a woodworking exhibit at the 4-H fair.
Spring Gardens

$20 for all 4 classes or $7 per classes
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