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 or Alissa Grenawalt at for any other questions.

  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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