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Beef Projects

  • Become familiar with and apply the recommended principles of beef animal science. 
  • Gain knowledge of sound breeding, feeding and management practices. 
  • Develop integrity, sportsmanship, decision-making capabilities and public speaking skills by participation in demonstrations, tours and exhibits.

Breeding Beef

Own and care for one or more purebred or commercial heifers, cows or bulls for at least 90 days before exhibiting at the fair.

Market Beef

Raise one or more steers or heifers for market. Show and sell your animal at the county fair.


Manage and care for one or more beef animals during winter and/or the summer grazing period for at least 90 days.

Non-Animal Beef

Benefit from many aspects of a livestock project without actually owning the animal.

4-H Headquarters

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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