Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Certification Requests for National Shows

For youth that are exhibiting at national shows, some shows may require a certification in quality assurance. Examples of these types of shows are:  World Pork Expo, National Junior Swine Association shows, etc.  Wisconsin’s approved program for quality assurance training is the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) program.  Since the program is going through a […]

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So you Want to Start a Knowledge Team Webinar offered on January 14, 2016

Contact:  Bernadette O’Rourke, Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, UW-Madison Email:  borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu Phone:  608-263-4304 (Madison:) UW Extension and the UW Madison Animal Sciences Department will be hosting a webinar entitled, “So you Want to Start a Knowledge Team” on Thursday, January 14 from 7-8 PM.  This program is to engage volunteers, leaders and Extension staff on how […]

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New Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Website

The Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) program created a new website for ease of access for content and information.  The MAQA program teaches educational understanding on the basics of animal husbandry and general management practices in raising a project animal.  This program provides a foundation of animal management for youth of all ages.  Research from […]

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Midwest Dairy and Beef Husbandry Conference

The care and well-being of dairy and beef cattle is the focus of the upcoming Midwest Dairy and Beef Husbandry Conference to be held on March 1, 2012 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. Dairy and beef producers, their employees, veterinarians, and anyone working with cattle are encouraged to attend this conference offered […]

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Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Advisor Trainings Announced

The MAQA Train the Advisor Trainings will be offered via Webinar.  This is an online method of certification that will be offered on Jan. 12th  and Feb 23rd .  Individuals interested in receiving certification should contact one of the host counties to register and receive location information. The MAQA Train-the-Advisor Trainings are: Jan. 12 from […]

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Welcome

Welcome to the Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program website.  In the future you will find news and important information regarding youth livestock and agriculture information.   You can also visit the UWEX Youth Livestock Website at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/animalscience/youthlivestock/index.cfm or contact Bernie O’Rourke at borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu

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