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Youth sought to showcase their ‘Livestock Lessons’

Livestock Lessons 2020 is a new animal science experience for Wisconsin youth.  Giving a Livestock Lesson is an opportunity for you to share your learning with others and to teach others about animal sciences.  The potential topics for your lessons are endless! No matter what topic you choose, remember that the most impactful presentations are […]

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UW Virtual Farm Tours – Arlington and Lancaster Research Stations

Youth wanting educational credits for virtual farm tours should use this educational verification form. Materials for the May 8 Farm Center Farm Tour: Farm Unit YouTube Recording Survey – Please complete the survey after viewing the tour. Materials for the May 1 Beef Unit Farm Tour: Beef Unit YouTube Recording Youth Beef Activities Survey – […]

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YQCA certification 25% off Flash Sale April 1-30

In light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the YQCA Board is announcing a 25% flash sale on the web-based certification. During the month of April (April 1-April 30), YQCA will be offering web-based training for $9. Those wishing to take part in the flash sale will need to purchase $9 web-based training coupons from YQCA.  […]

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COVID-19 Updates for Youth Livestock Families – 3-20-2020

Updated:  4/22/2020 Livestock Tag Distribution The following instructions are for 4-H chartered committees that have families that need to acquire tags for project animals between the dates of April 22 and July 1. We STRONGLY recommend that the distribution of tags occur through the U.S. mail to minimize/eliminate COVID-19 exposure risk. In counties that make the decision […]

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2020 State 4-H Meats Judging Contest Info Now Available

4-H Meats Judging Contest What:  This contest test the knowledge of youth in placement of carcass and retail cut classes, carcass grading, retail cut identification and a quiz. This contest occurs annually with the teams traveling to Kansas City, MO and Denver, CO for national competition.  There is a Junior Division as well at the […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Scholarships

Wisconsin Pork Association Offers Scholarships October 1, 2019                                        Contact: Anna Boschert FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        (608) 723-7551 (Lancaster, WI) :The Wisconsin Pork Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors and college students. Students with a sincere […]

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Livestock Comfort at the Fair

It seems summer has finally arrived and in impressive strength.  This week looks to be the hottest of the season and can be extremely dangerous for both people and animals.  Please review the following document to manage your animal’s comfort during heat and humidity. Livestock Comfort at the Fair  

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