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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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Badger Meat Judging Camp

Mark your calendars for the Badger Meats Judging Camp to be held on Friday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon (8:45 a.m. registration open) at the University of River Falls Meat Lab, River Falls, WI.  This camp is for youth who have completed 3rd grade through one year past high school that are interested […]

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Livestock Learning Webinar Series

University of Wisconsin Extension will be hosting a “Livestock Learning Webinar Series” this winter.  This series is best suited for new families exhibiting livestock (Beef, Sheep, Swine & Meat Goats) however experienced families are encouraged and invited to attend as well. These webinars can be taken from your home using a computer and your phone […]

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Ag Truths Not Tails Conference – Jan 24-25

Interested in learning and practicing skills to join the next generation of communicators for Wisconsin’s livestock and dairy industry? Mark your calendar for the Ag Truths, Not Tails conference, coordinated by the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Enrollment is open to youth ages 13 to one year past high school in dairy, beef, sheep, swine and goat […]

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Grant County tops 4-H Livestock Senior Division; Iowa County Junior Division

The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on July 22 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 questions […]

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Livestock results from Area Animal Science Days (AASD)

The 2013 Area Animal Science Days were held in Shawano, Jefferson, Chippewa and Iowa 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 regional […]

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