According to Beef Systems Educator, Brad Bennett, the 4-H Livestock Evaluation program through Nebraska Extension is beneficial to youth of all ages. This photo essay features Bennett and his work with livestock evaluation. He explains that through this program, youth not only learn about animal science topics, but they also develop strong leadership, communication and presentation skills to problem solve and make decisions. Learn more about the program at the UNL Livestock Judging via the group’s Facebook page. UNL AESC student Erika Harms produced this photo essay for her final project in ALEC 240.