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2017 Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Grant Awards

Congratulations to the following Fond du Lac County Project members for being awarded a 2017 Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Grant to attend the WI Jr. Livestock Show Camp, June 10-11!  Award recipients are: McKinley Krueger-Beef Emilie Campagna-Swine Hunter Campagna-Swine Each year grants are available for qualifying youth wishing to attend the Jr. Livestock […]

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Market Livestock Scholarship & Grant Applications due May 1st

Each year educational scholarships are awarded to deserving high school seniors or first year students in post-secondary education. Grants are available for those youth wishing to attend the Jr. Livestock Show Camp at Wisconsin State Fair Park in June.   For more information regarding Show Camp, please visit http://www.wisconsinlivestockbreeders.com/events.html  Applications are available online at http://fyi.uwex.edu/fdlmeat/forms/ and are […]


2017 All-American Jr Sheep Show in Madison

The 2017 All-American Junior Sheep Show is going to be held at the Alliant Energy Center, Madison, Wisconsin from June 30-July 2, 2017. The All-American is the premier and largest junior breeding sheep show in the country. The breeds participating this year are: Polled Dorsets, Horned Dorsets, Dorset Advantage, Hampshires, Southdowns, Border Leicesters, Cheviots, Shropshires, […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Sheep & Swine Identification

Youth interested in showing market sheep, market swine OR breeding stock (commercial crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams) at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals which are DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin […]

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Initial Swine, Sheep & Meat Goat Weigh-in

Tuesday, April 25, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm       Please note the new date! Due to scheduling conflicts with the Fond du Lac County Fair Grounds Cow Palace, the initial swine, sheep, and meat goat weigh-in has been moved back to Tuesday, April 25th. Information regarding the initial weigh-in will be forth coming at a […]