2021 Animal Science Educational Programming

WYLP Animal Science Educational Offerings

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), affiliated with the UW Madison Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, and the Division of Extension are excited to offer these educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021. These activities are an opportunity for youth and adults to create awareness and increase skills […]

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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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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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Wisconsin State Fair Market Livestock Self-Identification Deadlines for 2015

Attention Potential Junior State Fair  Market Animal Exhibitors! New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID […]

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Grenawalt Joins Department of Animal Sciences Extension Team

The University of Wisconsin Madison-Department of Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension are pleased to announce the hiring of Alissa Grenawalt to the Department. Grenawalt will be serving as an Extension Outreach Specialist coordinating and collaborating on new and existing programming within the Animal Sciences Department.  […]

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Iowa County Junior and Senior Teams top 2014 State 4-H Livestock Contest

The State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest was held on Monday, July 28 at the Arlington Public Events Center.  There were nine senior teams and ten junior teams that participated.  The contest consisted of evaluating classes of market and breeding beef, market and breeding swine, market and breeding sheep and Boer goats, as well as answer […]

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Area Animal Science Days Livestock Judging Results 2014

The 2014 Area Animal Science Days were held in Manitowoc, Columbia, Eau Claire and Crawford county’s.  Youth judged breeding and market classes of each of the following species, swine, beef, sheep and in some locations meat goats.  Youth also answered questions and seniors gave reasons on selected classes.  Congratulations to all participants in this year’s […]

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