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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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Wisconsin’s Youth Livestock Program highlighted in the Country Today 12/15/2014

Recently, the Wisconsin Youth Livestock program was featured in the County Today newspaper.   Click below to read the article that shares examples of judging team success for youth members, coaches and ways to get teams involved in the future. http://www.thecountrytoday.com/country_life/article_53993cbc-847d-11e4-b62f-f709d23e137d.html

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Wisconsin State Fair Market Livestock Self-Identification Deadlines for 2015

Attention Potential Junior State Fair  Market Animal Exhibitors! New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, 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 […]

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Plan now to participate in the 2015 State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest – March 7th

(Madison) The WI State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests will be held together on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at UW Madison Animal Sciences Building, Madison, WI.  Deadline for registration, in the office, is Friday, Feb 27, 2015.  Not postmarked Feb 27th.  The cost is $10 per youth.   Registration starts at 9 a.m., competitions […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships

2015 Youth Pig Project Announced The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 […]

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