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2015 State 4-H Meats Judging Contest Results

Contact: Bernadette O’Rourke, borourke2@ansci.wisc.edu or Alissa Grenawalt, agrenawalt@wisc.edu The team from Grant County took top honors in the senior division of the State 4-H meats Contest held Feb 14 at University of Wisconsin Madison Meat Laboratory. Team members were: Dillin Meier, Ben Connolly, Cody Adams, and Mathew Walz. They were coached by Dennis Patterson. These […]

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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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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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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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Making a difference: livestock programs prepare youth for their futures

By Jim Massey, Editor | jimmassey@mhtc.net The Country Today | MADISON — To some young people, Wisconsin’s youth livestock program is much more than raising or buying an animal and showing it at the county fair. To some, working with livestock is a passion and has helped shape their futures in the agricultural industry. For […]

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