Animal Sciences Youth Leadership Academy

  • Applications for 2024 are now closed.
Student participants

Participants will participate in a four-day program focused on increasing knowledge of Missouri’s diverse and dynamic livestock industry, as well as building participant’s leadership and communication skills.

High school students will be selected to participate in the session based upon educational, community, and agricultural involvement, as reflected through an application process.

Students will have personalized instruction and interaction with faculty, professors and livestock industry leaders.


For additional information, please contact:

David Hoffman, MU Extension Regional Livestock Specialist, 

Marcia Carlson Shannon, MU Extension State Swine Specialist,