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Wisconsin State Fair Junior Division Entry Deadlines announced!

YES! It’s Fairtime! Dear Wisconsin State Fair Junior Livestock Exhibitors, The 2015 Wisconsin State Fair is a mere 84 days away!  While you are busy preparing your animals for the upcoming show season we are busy finalizing plans for another fantastic Fair!   Entry information, entry forms and links to enter online are available on: […]

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2015 WSF Performance Lamb Information

Attention 2015 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Market Lamb Exhibitors! Performance Information Those who wish to exhibit in the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Lamb Division must have lambs weighed at one of the following locations: May 16, 2015 St. Croix County Fairgrounds (Glenwood City) – 9 am to 10 am Contact: Ed Dittbrenner – 715.419.1952 […]

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2015 WI State Fair Swine Show Updates

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Swine Show UPDATES Officials at Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, are pleased to announce program enhancements for the 2015 Junior Swine Shows at Wisconsin State Fair.    Note: the Swine Health requirements listed in the Wisconsin State Fair Swine Department entry information may be updated between now and the […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification Information for Market Sheep and Swine

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification Reminders Youth interested in showing market sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID identification program for Wisconsin […]

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UW-Madison Saddle and Sirloin Club Swine Scholarship Opportunity for 4-H and FFA Members

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Trevor Picot Cell: (917) 923-6620 Email: picot@wisc.edu UW-MADISON SADDLE & SIRLOIN CLUB OFFERS UP TO FIVE $100 AWARDS FOR BEGINNING 4-H OR FFA SWINE PROJECT MEMBERS (MADISON, WI) The University of Wisconsin-Madison Saddle & Sirloin Club is announcing the annual Saddle and Sirloin Club Swine Project Awards. Up to five […]

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2015 WI State Fair Performance Steer Information

   2015 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division Exhibitors must have their steers weighed at one of the following locations: March 7, 2015 Equity Livestock (Richland Center) – 9 to 10 am Contact: Neal Anderson – 608.583.3092 March 14, 2015 Tietz Livestock (New London) – 9 to 10 am Contact: Diane Jarvais – 715.630.0811 March […]

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7th Annual Arlington Sheep Day Coming Up March 14

Arlington Sheep Day, Saturday, March 14, 2015   The 7th Annual Arlington Sheep Day will be held Saturday morning, March 14, 2015 at the Public Events Facility of the UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI.   The morning program for adult producers will cover facilities, grazing, and health. David Kammel, UW-Madison Extension Agricultural Engineer, […]

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2015 Governors Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarships Available

(West Allis) The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation has increased their scholarship awards once again this year to $15,000 and fifteen of Wisconsin’s best youth will be the recipients. The 2015 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarship application has just been issued. The Foundation is sponsoring two $2000 awards, three $1500 awards, three $1000 […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Beef ID Reminders

    REMINDER! 2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Steer Identification Deadline Approaching Youth interested in showing market beef at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their market steers DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines (Monday, February 9, 2015).  WLIC is coordinating a […]

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Where are They Now?  With Columbia County 4-H/FFA Alumnus Scott Howard

Where are They Now? With Columbia County 4-H/FFA Alumnus Scott Howard

    There have been a multitude of youth livestock project members that have participated in WI Youth Livestock State events over the years, but after they graduate from 4-H or FFA, we often ask, “Where are they now?” We recently were fortunate enough to meet up with former Columbia County 4-H Alumnus, Scott Howard.  Scott […]

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