So You Want to Start a Knowledge Team?

January 14th webinar slides:  Audio was not archived so feel free to use slides and contact Bernie O’Rourke at 

  Knowledge Team PPT Slides


Program News release (December 2015)

Contact:  Bernadette O’Rourke, Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, UW-Madison


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 to start and coach knowledge based team opportunities offered in through 4-H and FFA programs.

Examples of these educational events in the livestock area are:  Quiz bowl, Skillathon, Meats Judging and Livestock Judging.  This webinar/wisline will enable participants to be more knowledgeable about resources available, logistics of getting a team started and how to become successful in the process.  You can participate in this webinar from your home using a computer and your phone.  Contact your local extension office if they plan to host this webinar in their office.

To participate, please register at this website no later than 2 days (by Jan. 12th) prior to each session:

We ask that participants register no later than 2 days prior to the session, so there is time for connecting information to be sent.  An email address is also required to receive materials and connecting information.  There are a limited number of lines available so please register early.

If you have any questions please contact Bernie O’Rourke, Extension Youth Livestock Specialist at

Webinar programs are provided as a service of the UW Cooperative Extension and the UW-Madison Department of Animal Sciences, and are hosted by Bernie O’Rourke, Extension Youth Livestock Specialist.  The webinar system provides a two-way voice & visual communication between speakers and listeners and are free to the public.

More information for this program can be found at:

More information about the Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program can be found at:

Any other questions, please contact Bernie at

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