State 4-H Meats Judging Contest set for Saturday, February 17

We cordially invite you to again bring your county junior and senior teams to the upcoming meat judging contest, to be held Saturday, February 17, at the UW Madison Meat Laboratory. All of the materials can be found online at https://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/4hmeatscontest/ We will continue with the change from the 2005 contest, junior contestants will be […]

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State 4-H and AASD Livestock Judging Contest Videos Now on YouTube

Check out the livestock judging classes that were used at the 2017 Area Animal Science Day contests this past summer in Wood, Trempealeau and Dodge county, as well as the 2017 State 4-H Livestock Judging contest held July 24 at the Lodi Fairgrounds in Lodi, WI. Click below to view the video playlists from the 2017 […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show Entry Deadline Approaching

Please join us for the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Shows August 3 – 13th! 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Entry Information can be found at the link below.  Be sure to check out all the rules and regulations that pertain to entry information and look to see species specific event updates: as this includes […]

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New, Interactive Youth Animal Program Slated for Wisconsin in 2017-2018

(MADISON) For the past 15 years, Wisconsin youth who have exhibited Beef, Sheep, Swine, and Goats have been fortunate to participate in the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) program. Since youth food animal producers raise thousands of food animals which contribute to the food supply, an understanding of how to produce a safe wholesome food […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification – Swine & Sheep

   Youth interested in showing market sheep, market swine OR breeding stock (commercial crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams) at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals which are DNA/RFID identified through the […]

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2017 Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship Awards Available!

February 27, 2017 – The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation announces that it is awarding $30,000 in Scholarship Awards.  Twenty-six awards will be offered in the form of five $2000 scholarships, six $1500 scholarships, seven $1000 scholarships and eight $500 scholarships.  Scholarship Applications will be accepted beginning on March 1, 2017 through midnight on […]

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