County fairs: A Wisconsin tradition for more than 170 years

County fair season has officially returned in full force as friends, families and neighbors gather throughout the state to enjoy great food and celebrate Wisconsin’s agricultural heritage. Many of these fairs are long-running local traditions that have been operating for nearly two centuries, thanks to the time and talent lent by thousands of community volunteers […]

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2018 Livestock Judging Results from Area Animal Science Days

During the 2018 Area Animal Science Days in Kewaunee, Clark and Lafayette Counties, youth judged breeding and market classes of swine, beef, sheep and, in some locations, meat goats. Youth also answered a sets of species questions and seniors judges gave oral reasons on selected classes. 

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Marathon, Grant Counties top State 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. 18 at University of Wisconsin-Madison Meat Laboratory. The State 4-H Meats Judging Contest consists of evaluating and ranking classes of hams, beef, pork and lamb carcasses, and two retail cut classes.

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