SU Ag Center to host its 69th Annual Livestock Show

Time

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 · 8:00 am

Location

M.A. Edmond Arena Get Directions

Baton Rouge, LA- Youths from across Louisiana are getting ready display their animals in a competitive, yet family oriented environment at the 69th Annual State Livestock Show hosted by the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
The 69th Annual Livestock Show will be held at the M.A. Arena in Baker, La located on Scenic Hwy on March 1st-3rd.
The show features prize animals that have won in parish and district competitions. Judges will name the state champions in different breeds including lamb, swine, goats, beef and dairy cattle. This year the event will feature an old fashion livestock decorating contest called “Night with the Stars” on Friday March 2nd at 7 pm. Tour groups will discuss various animals, their food sources, farming and how agriculture plays a part in everyone’s lives.
The Southern University Ag Center Livestock Show remains the premiere event for displaying youth showmanship and quality animals. The Livestock Show and related programs teach leadership skills, character development, and entrepreneurship skills to the youth who prepare year round for competitions.

An awards presentation will be held Saturday, March 3 at 8:30 am and will be followed by the Junior Auction Animal line-up at 10:30am and concluding with the Sale of Champions at 11:30 am. 
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