Recent News and Events:
2017 MAQA Dates
- Monday, May 22, 6-8pm – Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall
- Thursday, April 6, 6-8pm – Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall
- Monday, February 6, 6-8pm – Dane County UWEX office
- Tuesday, June 6, 6-8pm – Dane County UWEX office
**Please note: Both test and training will only count for 1 year MAQA certification this year – this is due to changes coming to the MAQA program from the state**
LIVESTOCK EDUCATIONAL CARD INFO
Sheep Check-In: May 6, 2017; 9-11am at Stoughton Fairgrounds. This is mandatory for anyone planning to show or sell sheep at the 2017 Dane County Fair!
2017 National Junior Suffolk Show – This All-American sheep show is in Wisconsin at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI from June 29th – July 2nd. Not only does it allow youth to show up to almost 20 different breeds of purebred sheep, there are a ton of contests that test the knowledge of youth – Skillathon, judging contests, photography, etc.
More information can be found at the link below.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Suffolk breed has a separate show and it is being conducted together this year at the All-American show in Madison. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Sheep Educational Meetings – check often for updates
Guide to Raising Healthy Sheep Fact Sheet (904 KB, 4 pages)
US Targhee Sheep Association (Read about a program to provide a starter flock of sheep to deserving youth)
Origins of Sheep (from Oklahoma State University)
Swine Check-In Meeting – April 15; 9-11am at the 4-H Office (5201 Fen Oak Drive) This is mandatory for anyone planning to show or sell swine at the 2017 Dane County Fair!
Swine Educational Meetings – check often for updates
Squeaky Clean Biosecurity Plan Fact Sheet – pdf
Origins of Swine (from Oklahoma State University)
Guide to Raising Healthy Pigs Fact Sheet (675 KB, 6 pages)
2017 Pig Project Scholarships Offered
2017-WPA Application Form