Calendar

The following dates and events are those hosted or approved by the Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project for qualification for the Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Sale.  Meetings include date, time, location and number of points awarded. Youth must complete a minimum of 8 educational credits in order to qualify for the sale.

For potential qualifying meetings not listed on the Meat Animal Project Website, please contact a member of the Market Livestock Sale Committee for pre-approval of meeting credit.  It is up to the exhibitor to provide documentation (agenda, brochure, etc.) regarding the event for approval.  A livestock project activity form must be signed by the event coordinator and submitted to UW-Extension for credit. Criteria used for point determination and other educational/sale requirements can be found at https://fyi.uwex.edu/fdlmeat/educational-requirements/.


January 2018
6                      Initial Beef Weigh-in, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, 10:00 am to 12 noon

March 2018
19                   
 Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Orientation, UW-FdL Prairie Theater, 7:00 pm ( 2 points)

April 2018
16                    Initial Sheep & Meat Goat  Weigh-in & Identification, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Fond du Lac County                                                  Fairgrounds

May 2018
1                      Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Show Camp Grant Applications Due
1                      Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Scholarship Applications Due

May-June       
Wisconsin Club Lamb Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show)
May-June       Wisconsin Show Pig Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show)

June 2018
16                   County Fair entries due by 11:59 pm

July 2018

17                    Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Final Weigh-in, 10 am to 12 noon
18                    Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Shows

  • 8:00 am   Market Swine, Breeding Swine, Bred and Owned, and Showmanship
  • 1:00 pm   Market Beef, Breeding Stock Beef, Bred and Owned, Showmanship
  • 4:30 pm   Market Goat, Bred and Owned, Showmanship
  • 6:00 pm   Market Sheep, Breeding Sheep, Bred and Owned, Showmanship

19                    Market Livestock Sale 
25                    
Swine Carcass Contest, 7:00 pm, Loehr’s Meat Market, Campbellsport
26                    Beef & Sheep Carcass Contest, 7:00 pm, Brandon Meats, Brandon

August 2018
2-12               
Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI (2 points, must exhibit livestock project)

September 2018
7                     
Market Livestock Project Records due to UW-Extension
15                   Market Livestock Project Committee Applications due to Fond du Lac County Fair 


For additional Livestock Project Educational Opportunities, please see project calendars for neighboring counties:

Calumet County Market Livestock Project
Dodge County Market Livestock Project
Green Lake County Market Livestock Project
Sheboygan County Market Livestock Project
Washington County Market Livestock Project

For additional MAQA training dates across the state, please visit:
http://fyi.uwex.edu/maqa/maqa-meetings/

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