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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Scholarships Due December 10

Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Scholarships The Wisconsin Pork Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors and college students. Students with a sincere interest in the swine industry are encouraged to apply. Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship The Wisconsin Pork Association scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing post high school education in agriculture. Preference […]

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2014 Governors Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Winners

2014 Governors Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Winners

(West Allis) The winners of the 2014 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarships have been announced.   The Foundation awarded one $2000 scholarship, one $1500 scholarship, four $1000 scholarships and nine $500scholarships.  Governor Scott Walker presented the scholarship recipients with a certificate of recognition during the Governor’s Auction at the Wisconsin State Fair. This year’s top […]

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2014 WISCONSIN STATE FAIR PREMIER EXHIBITOR COMPETITION RESULTS

  WEST ALLIS, Wis. – August 12, 2014 – There are so many reasons to attend Wisconsin State Fair – for some it’s the rides and others it’s the food. But for more than 300 4-H and FFA members, one of their favorite reasons to attend is to compete in the Premier Exhibitor competitions. The […]

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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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