Free online course for Youth in Animal Agriculture

Ames, Ia – The Center for Food Security and Public Health at Iowas State university’s College of Veterinary Medicine created an online course to teach youth about zoonotic diseases, “Excellence in Exhibition:  Preventing Disease in Animals and People”.  Target at youth aged 13-18 years, the free online course is meant to encourage showmanship and animal […]

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2017 Lancaster Research Station Internships

There are 4 internship possibilities for summer 2017 at the Lancaster UW-Research Station.  Please use the links below to find out more information, and how to apply!  Deadline for applying is March 15th. Please contact Arin Crooks, Farm Manager at arin.crooks@wisc.edu with questions. 2017 SUMMER CROPS STUDENT PD LARS Lancaster ARS 2017 Internship Announcement   […]

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2017 Lafayette County Tractor Safety Classes

The 2017 Lafayette County Tractor Safety Classes will start on Monday, March 13th at Belmont High School (Ag Room).  Please see the link below for a complete schedule. Registration is due to the UW-Extension Office by Friday, March 10th.  Cost is $40 – registration form is on the link, below.  If you have questions, please […]

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2017 WI State Fair Market Animal Identification

2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below.  This identification system allows animals […]

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2017 WI State Fair Performance Steer Division

2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division Those who wish to exhibit in the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Steer Division must have their steers weighed at one of the following locations: March 4th     Equity Livestock, Richland Center: 9 am to 10 am Contact: Neal Anderson, 608.585.3092 Tietz Livestock, New London: 9 to 10 […]

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Lafayette County 4-H Shooting Sports – 2017 Important Information

It’s time to start 4-H Shooting Sports Practices!  Please print and sign the appropriate forms below, and bring them with you to the first Shooting Sports Practice of 2017!  Questions – please contact Marion Fladseth (marionflad74@gmail.com). expectations-2017 agreement-for-indemnification-2017 This year the Air Rifle and .22 Rifle meetings will be a little different.  Due to the […]

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2017 WI State Fair Market Livestock Information

Yes – It is that TIME again . . . to start planning for the Wisconsin State Fair!  Please refer to the WI State Fair Website for more information.  http://wistatefair.com/competitions/junior-livestock/ Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Market Beef Identification Deadline (postmark): Beef: Monday – February 13, 2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Junior Show Market Animal identification deadline […]

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2017 4-H Archery Information

It’s time to start 4-H Archery!  Please print and sign the appropriate forms below, and bring them with you on January 8th to the first Archery Practice of 2017! If you have questions, please contact Missy Zasada at (zasada4x@gmail.com) agreement-for-indemnification-2017 archery-schedule-2017 expectations-2017

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