Calendar

**Please check with sponsoring entities if events are being held before traveling.**

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 Project 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 Extension for credit. Criteria used for point determination and other educational/sale requirements can be found at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/educational-requirements/.

*Denotes meeting will need a signed and completed Educational Credit Form for Out-of-County Activities.


January 2020
4 Initial Beef Weigh-in, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon
15 *Small Ruminant Webinar, https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/2020/01/08/january-15-small-ruminant-webinar (1 point) Must submit out-of-county form.
February 2020
12 *Small Ruminant Webinar, https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/2020/02/05/february-12-small-ruminant-webinar-1-educational-credit/ (1 point) Must submit out-of-county form.
20 *Lambing Open House (2 points) Must submit out-of-county form.
3:00-7:00 pm, Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI
22 Family Learning Day-Session: “Market Livestock Quiz Time” (2 points)
22 *Honor Show Chow Clinic (2 points*) Must submit out-of-county form.
8:30 am Registration | 8:50 am Cattle
9:45 am Sheep | 10:40 am Swine
Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/honor-show-chow-clinic-tickets-90796802681?fbclid=IwAR0Qx-I8wkmyKqaFK4DQna1A73MgFmoIjQsUlg8BYSi0jt7t2s3IdjfVV6M
*Market Livestock Project members will receive 2 points for the first session attended and one additional point for attending any additional sessions. 3 points maximum can be earned at this event.
25 Junior (ages 8-11) Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training, Extension Fond du Lac County, room UC-113/114, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (2 points)
March 2020
16 – Cancelled Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Orientation,  Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds *Note new location, 7:00 pm (2 points)
18 *Small Ruminant Webinar, https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/fdlmeat/2020/03/16/march-18-small-ruminant-webinar-1-educational-credit/(1 point) Must submit out-of-county form.

**Please check with sponsoring entities if events are being held before traveling.**

21 *WLBA Spring Ahead Livestock Education Sessions (2 points) Must submit out-of-county form.
31 – Cancelled *Cattle Meeting, Millhome Supper Club, Kiel 6:00 pm (2 points) Must submit out-of-county form.
April 2020
15  Postponed Fond du Lac County Market Lamb, Meat Goat, Market Swine Self-Identification due
15 Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Show Camp Grant Applications due 
15 Fond du Lac County Market Livestock Project Scholarship Applications due 
May 2020
9 NASCO Fitting and Showmanship Clinic (3 points for one session, 4 points for the entire day) Must submit out-of-county form.
16 *Blue Ribbon Livestock Camp (4 points) Must submit out-of-county form.
TBD Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Training, Extension Fond du Lac Co.
May-June *Wisconsin Club Lamb Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show) Must submit out-of-county form.
May-June *Wisconsin Show Pig Association Shows (2 points per show, must exhibit at show) Must submit out-of-county form.
June 2020  
13-14 *WLBA/Purina Livestock Show Camp, Wisconsin State Fair Grounds (6 points)
Must submit out-of-county form.
TBA Livestock Skillathon, 6:00 pm, Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds (2 points)
July 2020  
 14 Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Final Weigh-in, 10 am to 12 noon
 15 Fond du Lac County Fair Market Livestock Shows
8:00 am   Market Swine, Breeding Swine, Bred and Owned, 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
 16 Market Livestock Sale, 5:00 pm 
 TBA Swine Carcass Contest, Loehr’s Meat Market, Campbellsport, 7:00 pm (2 points)
 TBA Beef & Sheep Carcass Contest, Brandon Meats, Brandon, 7:00 pm (2 points)
August 2020  
6-16  *Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis, WI (2 points, must exhibit livestock project). Must submit out-of county form.
September 2020  
11 Market Livestock Project Record Forms due to Extension Fond du Lac County Office
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 YQCA training dates across the state, please visit:
https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/youthlivestock/

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