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4-H Animal Science Financial Record Keeping Lessons



Authors as Published

Peter Callan, Northern District Farm Business Management Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Culpeper, Virginia; John Thompson, Animal Science Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Fork Union, Virginia; Scott Woodard, 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent (2008 – 2009), Virginia Cooperative Extension, Spotsylvania, Virginia; Christine Kasten, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Emeritus, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Orange, Virginia

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This is the first in a series of six lessons that focus on 4-H livestock financial record keeping. It discusses the importance of matching your livestock project animal with your farm’s facilities. This activity will help members learn to set and achieve goals in their animal projects. The discussion about the factors to consider and the questions to ask themselves will help members answer the questions in the project planning section of the record book.

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Publication Date

February 22, 2022