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ISU Animal and Veterinary Science Bootcamp- July 17-21- Registration is Now Open!

This summer the Illinois State University (ISU) Department of Agriculture is offering an interactive, hands-on graduate course (AGR 485a01- Special Topics in Agricultural Education: Animal and Veterinary Science) focusing on providing current teachers with knowledge and skills related to the animal industries. This course will cover a wide range of topics related to animal science including animal handling/safety, nutrition, reproduction, health,  veterinary practices, evaluation/judging, meats, and management of livestock (cattle, swine, small ruminants, and equine).Teachers of all experience levels are invited to participate.

For successful completion of the course, students will receive 3 hours of graduate credit.  Current tuition rates and fees will apply. If you are not a current ISU graduate student, you may enroll as a visiting/non-degree seeking student at

This course is limited to accommodating no more than 25 teachers. Registration for the course is now open. To ensure your spot, please register early.

Grants and fees will cover all workshop materials, refreshments, snacks, and lunch each day.

The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Jay Solomonson and taught by the ISU animal science faculty and other experts in the field. Please contact Dr. Solomonson at, or (309) 438-8084 if you have any questions or need additional details.

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