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Midway District

Midway Extension District #15

Ellsworth Office:
210 N. Kansas
Suite #1, Courthouse
Ellsworth, KS 67439
785-472-4442  

Russell Office:
309 S. Fossil
Russell, KS 67665
785-483-3157

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12-1)

Swine

Want to learn about raising, caring and managing a market or breeding hog? Enroll in the swine project where members learn to select, manage and show animals for meat production. Learn about an important industry in Kansas and the mid-west.

Things to learn/do in the project:

Ages 7-9

  • Identify parts of a hog
  • Name different swine breeds
  • Learn types of feeds

Ages 10-13

  • Purchase, feed and care for a market hog
  • Identify symptoms, causes and treatments of swine diseases
  • Study pork production from farrow to finish

Ages 14 and Older

  • Learn effect of genetics on reproduction
  • Study breeding systems and performance data
  • Explore career opportunities in the swine industry

Educational Materials

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