The Cream of the Crop 4-H Club in Jefferson County is again hosting their Dairy Challenge Contest. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 13 at the Jefferson High School with registration starting at 9:30am for the 10:00am contest. Participants will be tested on their knowledge of dairy cows and dairy farming as well their dairy judging skills. Entries are due by September 5th! Click on the following link for your entry form!
Twenty youth from across Wisconsin interviewed on Wednesday, July 30th for the James W Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award. Fifteen award winners were selected and are listed as follows in alphabetical order:
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Three of these 15 individuals were selected to each win a $500 scholarship provided by the James W. Crowley Management and Extension Fund. These individuals are Taylor Behnke, Andrew Greenfield and Kati Kindschuh.
All 20 interviewees, the Top 15 and the three scholarship award winners were recognized at the Junior Dairyland Youth Celebration on Sunday August 3rd at the Wisconsin State Fair. Congratulations to all of these hard working individuals!
Here are the State Dairy Judging Contest qualifiers!
DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR WI YOUTH!!!! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY JULY 25TH FOR THE 2014 NATIONAL 4-H DAIRY CONFERENCE
Applications are now available for the National 4-H Dairy Conference! Wisconsin 4-H members who are in grades 10-12 as of January 1 2014 are eligible to apply for a chance to represent WI as a delegate at the conference. The 2014 National 4-H Dairy Conference will take place on September 28 through October 1 in Madison, WI. For more information and to fill out your application click here.
Applications for the 2014 Badger Dairy Camp are now available! This year’s camp will be held June 11-13, a Wednesday through Friday, at UW Madison. Campers will be staying in the new Dejope residence hall and enjoy hands on experience with dairy cattle. For more information and applications head on over to the Badger Dairy Camp page!
Congratulations to the Senior team from Sheboygan County, the Mixed team from Fond Du Lac county and the Junior team from Rock county on winning the 2014 4-H Dairy Management Contest!
For full results head to the Dairy Management page.
Congratulations to the all of the teams who competed in the State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl on Saturday January 18th! The Champion and Reserve teams in each division were as follows:
Champions – Grant County
Reserve Champions – Dane County
Champions – Barron County
Reserve Champions – Sauk County
Champions – Dodge County
Reserve Champions – Wood County
The results for the Sr Dairy Management Contest are tabulated! Here are the top 5 teams:
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The Junior and Mixed management contests are currently being scored and results will be posted as soon as they are ready!