April 13, 2016

Media Advisory – FFA Livestock Judging

More than 600 high school FFA students from throughout the region will be at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Friday, April 15, when the College of Agricultural Sciences welcomes them for livestock, dairy and horticulture judging contests. Reporters, photographers and cameras crews will be able to find potential stories as the students participate in this competitive event under the supervision of SIU agricultural sciences students. The horticulture judging begins at 8 a.m. in the Agriculture Building, 1205 Lincoln Drive, and the livestock judging begins at 9 a.m. at the Bull Test Station at University Farms, 628 Rowden Road. Livestock this year includes beef cattle, swine, goats and sheep. For more information, contact Susan Graham at 618/453-2469 or by email at sgraham@siu.edu.