My 4-H Story: Bernie O’Rourke

My 4-H story started in Minnesota where I joined 4-H in 3rd grade (I’m going to age myself, NO Cloverbuds when I was a kid) and was a part of the program till I graduated high school. I am a product of many ancestors who grew up in the program – 4-H is definitively in […]

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My 4-H Story: Alissa Grenawalt

My 4-H Story is also similar to many others who have participated in the program.  I received my start in 3rd grade as a member of the Newark Pioneers 4-H club located in the SW corner of Rock County, WI.  My siblings and I were first generation 4-H members at that time and I credit my […]

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2015 Premiere Exhibitor Results – WI State Fair

  WISCONSIN STATE FAIR LIVESTOCK PREMIER EXHIBITOR COMPETITION RESULTS (West Allis, WI): There are so many reasons to attend Wisconsin State Fair – for some it’s the rides and others it’s the food. But for more than 300 4-H and FFA members, one of their favorite reasons to attend is to compete in the Premier Exhibitor […]

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2015 Livestock Judging Results from Area Animal Science Days

(Madison) The 2015 Area Animal Science Days were held in Lafayette, Kewaunee, Dunn and Rock counties. Youth involved judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species, swine, beef, sheep and in some locations meat goats. Youth also answered a sets of species questions and seniors judges gave oral reasons on selected classes. […]

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2012 State 4-H Livestock Judging Results

For Immediate Release For More Information: Bernie O’Rourke, 608-263-4304 Extension Youth Livestock Specialist borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu (2 pages) Marathon County tops 4-H Livestock Senior Division; Iowa County Junior Division The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on July 23 at the Arlington Public Events Center. There were ten senior teams and eight junior teams that participated. […]

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Livestock results from Area Animal Science Days

The 2012 Area Animal Science Days were held in Vernon, Barron, Walworth and Oconto County’s.  Youth judged Breeding and Market classes of each of the following species, Swine, Beef and Sheep.  Youth also answered questions and seniors gave reasons on selected classes.  Congratulations to all participants in this year’s regional contests.  The top two Senior […]

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Grant County Livestock Judging Team Embarks on trip to Europe

As many of Wisconsin’s youth are preparing for Area Animal Science Days, the Wisconsin team from Grant County are preparing for an International Judging team to Europe.  They will be competing in the International Scottish Highland Judging Contest in Scotland leaving June 22.  Additionally, the team will tour Europe, stay with host families in Belgium […]

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Meat and Dairy Goat Judging Program Planned for May

Make plans to attend the Meat and Dairy Goat Judging Program on May 14.  Starting at the 4-H state contest in July of 2011 and the FFA state contest in April of 2012, there will be meat goat classes to judge.  Come to this program to learn the in’s and out’s of Goat selection.  Go […]

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