Southern University and A&M College
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Contact: Bridget Udoh
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The SU Ag Center to Host its 39th Annual Rabbit Show
BATON ROUGE, LA, 3/23/2011 – The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will host its 39th annual state and national Rabbit Show, Saturday, April 2 at the M.A. Edmond Livestock Show Arena. Youth from across the state will converge in Baton Rouge for this annual event that teaches leadership skills, character development, and entrepreneurship skills.
The SU Ag Center’s Annual Rabbit Show is the largest in the state, with competitions in 16 sanctioned rabbit breeds, and draws youth from almost every parish in the State. "We're expecting more than 200 youth exhibitors to participate in this year's Show," said Livestock Show Director, Christie Monroe. Participating youth represent Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters, 4-H Clubs, and other school-aged youth.
The SU Ag Center’s Rabbit Show is sanctioned by the American Rabbit Breeders Association, and is co-sponsored by the Louisiana Rabbit Breeders Association. All events are free and open to the public.
For further information, please contact Christie Monroe at 225-771-2242.