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Livestock Nutrition Workshop

Join Us: Show Livestock Nutrition Workshop  Get closer to bringing home a blue ribbon and earn one educational point by learning the foundation of optimal fair animal nutrition!  Are you preparing animals to exhibit in the 2015 fair season? Learn to feed your show sheep, beef, swine, or dairy animal correctly and to their full […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation Scholarship

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation has increased their scholarship awards once again this year to $15,000 and fifteen of Wisconsin’s best youth will be the recipients. The 2015 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction Scholarship application has just been issued. The Foundation is sponsoring two $2000 awards, three $1500 awards, three $1000 scholarships and […]

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Ripon-Lomira Equity Livestock Shipping Association Scholarships

Equity Ripon-Lomira Shipping Association is offering up to two $500.00 scholarships to students in their livestock marketing area. Check out the Ripon-Lomira Equity Livestock Shipping Association Scholarship form. You may duplicate and give to interested eligible students. FFA teachers and guidance counselors are encouraged to make their students aware of the availability of these scholarships. Parents of […]

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The 7th Annual Arlington Sheep Day – March 14, 2015

The 7th Annual Arlington Sheep Day will be held Saturday morning, March 14, 2015 at the Public Events Facility of the UW-Madison Arlington Agricultural Research Station, Arlington, WI.  The morning program for adult producers will cover facilities, grazing, and health. David Kammel, UW-Madison Extension Agricultural Engineer, will return to the program with a presentation on […]

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Targhee Flock Giveaway

The Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association will again be giving away a starter flock of three Targhee ewes in 2015 sheep flock_pixabayto a lucky Wisconsin youth. Applicants must be aged 12 to 17 as of January 1, 2015, must be a resident of Wisconsin, and must not currently raise Targhee sheep.

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Third PEDv Strain Identified

USDA’s secretary, Tom Vilsack, has announced the department will aid in fighting the disease which now has mutated and has 3 strains that may affect swine.  Third PEDv Strain Identified There’s now a new strain of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) on the loose, recently confirmed by the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The […]

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Who is really watching you at livestock shows?

Attention Parents & Livestock Members!!! Bernie O’Rourke has passed along the Who is really watching you at livestock shows? article to encourage you in showmanship at exhibitions.     In the article are six steps to better yourself!! 1. Help other showmen. 2. Participate in the skillathon. 3. Dress modestly and appropriately. 4. Don’t lose your temper with […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification

  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 identification program for Wisconsin County and State […]

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