Minnesota 4-H Project Bowl
2016 general livestock references
University of Minnesota Extension - beef home study courses
All courses are available from the Beef Industry Center Website with the University of Minnesota Extension. If you have questions about these online courses, contact Grant Crawford at 320-296-6716.
Information will be taken from lessons, quizzes and supplements/appendices in these course subjects:
- Stocker Backgrounder Nutrition & Management
- Health Management for Reproduction
- Breeding-Herd Nutrition
- Health Managment
- Pasture Management
- Value-based Marketing
Beef Quality Assurance Manual
Available from the Minnesota Beef Council, phone: 952-854-6980
The Ohio State University 4-H Beef Resource Handbook
Available from Ohio State University Media Distribution - Bulletin Number: 4-H 117R. phone 614-292-1607.
Drovers Journal Magazine (all 2015 monthly issues) NEW
Sheep Safety & Quality Assurance Program Manual
Available to order online from the American Sheep Industry Association
Sheep Production Handbook
Volume 7 (2002 Edition). Formerly called the Sheep Industry Development Handbook, or SID, from American Sheep Industry Association.
The Ohio State University 4-H Sheep Resource Handbook
Available from Ohio State University Media Distribution-Bulletin No. 4-H 194R. phone 614-292-1607.
Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus Education Manual v2.0 (2.84 MB PDF)
The Ohio State University 4-H Swine Resource Handbook
Available from Ohio State University Media Distribution - Bulletin No. 4-H 134R. Phone 614-292-1607.
Quick Facts: The Pork Industry at a Glance (6.92 MB PDF)
from the National Pork Board.
The Ohio State University Goat Resource Handbook
from Ohio State University Media Distribution - Bulletin Number: 4-H 135R
Note: Goat questions will only pertain to meat goats.
Notes about all general livestock references:
- Most references are available through county Extension offices.
- National 4-H Curriculum resources are available through each county Extension office or can be ordered online.
- Some references come only from commercial sources, as listed above.
- For the integrity of the contest, we do not release contest questions.
All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.