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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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2015 State 4-H Meat Judging Contest Info

We cordially invite you to again bring your county junior and senior teams to the upcoming meat judging contest, to be held Saturday, February 14, at the UW Madison Meat Laboratory.  All of the materials can be found online at http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/4hmeatscontest/ We will continue with the change from the 2005 contest, junior contestants will be […]

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WI 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Team from Marathon County Named National Champions

(OMAHA, NE) The 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl team from Marathon County were crowned National Champions at the 2014 National 4-H Livestock Quiz bowl contest held the end of September at the AKSARBEN 4-H Stock Show in Omaha, NE. Team members that participated in the contest answer questions via a buzzer system format on wide array […]

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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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