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January 15 Small Ruminant Webinar – 1 Educational Credit

The University of Wisconsin Animal Sciences Department and the Division of Extension will be hosting a small ruminant webinar series beginning on January 15, 2020. The program will start at 7:30 p.m. and end by 9 p.m. These meetings can be taken from your home using a computer, a phone, using Zoom technology. Webinar details: […]

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Youth Pig Project Scholarship Applications Available

The Wisconsin Pork Association is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to the 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 scholarship […]

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2020 Market Beef Initial Weigh In

Save the date for Saturday, January 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds for the Market Beef Initial Weigh-in and Identification.  For the beef weigh-in: All steers must be castrated by excisional or banding (crimping will not be allowed) and done two months prior to the initial weigh-in. Animals must […]

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Market Livestock Committee Applications Due September 15

Each year the Fair Board accepts applications for new Livestock Committee members. If you have an interest in serving on the Market Livestock Committee, please complete the application below, and return it to the Fond du Lac County Agricultural Society, PO Box 1466, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1466 by September 15. MLP Committee Member Application Livestock […]

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2019 County Fair Results Available Online!

The 2019 Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Shows and Rate of Gain (Beef, Sheep, Meat Goats) are now available online at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/fond-du-lac-county-fair-results/! Wondering how we determine rate of gain?  We need to know three things:  initial weight, final weight, and the number of days between the initial and final weigh-ins.  For sheep and […]

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