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Grenawalt Joins Department of Animal Sciences Extension Team

Grenawalt Joins Department of Animal Sciences Extension Team

The University of Wisconsin Madison-Department of Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension are pleased to announce the hiring of Alissa Grenawalt to the Department. Grenawalt will be serving as an Extension Outreach Specialist coordinating and collaborating on new and existing programming within the Animal Sciences Department.  […]

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Iowa County Junior and Senior Teams top 2014 State 4-H Livestock Contest

The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 28 at the Arlington Public Events Center.  There were nine senior teams and ten junior teams that participated.  The contest consisted of evaluating classes of market and breeding beef, market and breeding swine, market and breeding sheep and Boer goats, as well as answer […]

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Area Animal Science Days Livestock Judging Results 2014

The 2014 Area Animal Science Days were held in Manitowoc, Columbia, Eau Claire and Crawford county’s.  Youth judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species, swine, beef, sheep and in some locations meat goats.  Youth also answered questions and seniors gave reasons on selected classes.  Congratulations to all participants in this year’s […]

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Livestock Comfort at the Fair

Hot, Hot, Hot… This year we have had a fairly mild summer in terms of heat, however that is all going to change today with forecasts saying it could be the hottest day of the summer.  Be mindful of your animal projects in this type of weather at home or at the fair today and […]

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Marathon tops 4-H Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contests

The Wisconsin 4-H Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests were both held on Saturday, March 1 at University of Wisconsin Madison Animal Sciences Building.   Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the questions are about beef, sheep, swine and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions.  Teams compete […]

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WISCONSIN LIVESTOCK BREEDERS ANNOUNCE 2014 EVENTS

The Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association (WLBA) is busy gearing up for another year of educational shows and events.  The Wisconsin Spring Preview Show will be held on Saturday, June 7, at the Jefferson Fair Park, Jefferson, WI.  The three-species, beef, sheep and swine show is a popular show to prepare youth and their livestock projects […]

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Marathon County Tops Senior Division in 4-H Meats Judging Contest

The team from Marathon County took top honors in the senior division of the State 4-H meats Contest held Feb 15 at University of Wisconsin Madison Meat Laboratory.  Team members were Ashley Zimmerman, Katelyn Zimmerman, and Emma Walters.  They were coached by Mark Zimmerman.  These 4-H members will represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Meats […]

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SWINE UPDATE FROM WISCONSIN STATE FAIR

Wisconsin State Fair is excited to announce its 2014 Junior Swine Show programs: Market Gilt Show: Terminal show format.  Exhibitors may exhibit up to two market gilts. Gilts will show by breed and weight.  Gilts must be DNA identified by May 12. Show Date: Tuesday, Aug. 5 Market Barrow Show: Terminal show format. Exhibitors may exhibit up […]

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4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and State 4-H Skillathon contests scheduled for March 1, 2014

The 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and State 4-H Skillathon contests will be held together on Saturday March 1, 2014 at UW Madison Animal Sciences Building, Madison, WI.  Deadline for registration, in the office, is Friday, Feb 21, 2014.  Not postmarked Feb 21st.  The cost is $10 per youth.   Registration starts at 9 a.m., competitions start […]

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Wisconsin State Fair Market Steer Self-Identification Deadline

Attention Potential Junior Market Steer Exhibitors! The 2014 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Market Steer Self-Identification Deadline is rapidly approaching! Exhibitors wishing to exhibit Junior Market Steers at the 2014 Wisconsin State Fair presented by U.S. Cellular July 31 through August 10 will need to self-identify their animals with an official Wisconsin State Fair RFID identification […]

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