YOUTH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Mentor/Mentee sign-ups due January 31, 2023

Educationals 2023 // Must Complete Two (2)

  • November 16, 2022 @ 7 PM | Animal Science Association (ASA) meeting; One (1) educational point. Representative from the Farm Service Agency will speak on youth loan programs available to help fund livestock project costs. Short business portion of meeting to follow speaker. Location: Washington County Public Agency Center, West Bend.

  • March 1, 2023 | YQCA In-Person Training | Location: Washington County Fair Park, West Bend. More details to come.

  • YQCA (Youth for the Quality Care of Animals)


www.yqcaprogram.org

After attending a training, either on-line or in-person, please print YQCA certificate. Save your login ID and password.


YQCA (Youth for the Quality Care of Animals) Certification | Required for Washington County exhibitors participating in the Junior Livestock Auction.

  1. In-person training - one (1) educational point.

  2. Virtual training via the yqca website - one (1) educational point.

  • March 22, 2023 @ 6:30 PM | Feeding Educational. Animal Science Association (ASA) will meet before educational. One (1) educational point. Location: Washington County Public Agency Center, West Bend.

  • May 7, 2023 | Hands on Livestock Workshop. Details to come. One (1) educational point. Location: Washington County Fair Park, West Bend.

Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program – Spring 2023 Programs

One (1) educational point.

January 9, 2023 / 7 PM / Virtual Animal Sciences Programming – How to get involved in Judging & Knowledge Teams. Speakers: Bernie O’Rourke and panelists: Scott Howard, Stephanie Witberler and Liz Gartman. Virtual programming sign-up can be found here.

January 28, 2023 – Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building (MSABD) Tour. More information here.

February 4, 2023 – 4-H Meats Judging Contest (partnership with WI 4-H youth development). Location: Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building, UW-Madison Campus. Information here.

February 5, 2023 / 1 PM / Carcass Judges Training. Location: Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building, UW-Madison Campus. Information here.

February 6, 2023 / 7 PM / Virtual Animal Sciences Programming – Beef Evaluation and Cookery. Sign-up can be found here.

February 25, 2023 – Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building (MSABD) Tour. More information here.

March 6, 2023 / 7 PM / Virtual Animal Sciences Programming – Reproduction Technologies in Animal Sciences. Sign-up can be found here.

March 25, 2023 – 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon (partnership with WI 4-H youth development. More information here.

April 29, 2023 – Meat Science & Animal Biologics Discovery Building (MSABD) Tour. More information here.

Questions, contact Bernie O’Rourke, UW- Madison Animal & Dairy Science Extension Youth Livestock Specialist at (608) 263-4304 or borourke2@wisc.edu.

Archived webinars can be found here.

*Exhibitors must complete two (2) educational requirements approved by the Sale Committee in order to sell their animals at the Junior Livestock Auction.


RETURN CERTIFICATES OF EDUCATIONAL PARTICIPATION BY US MAIL DUE JUNE 30TH. MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2023.


MAIL CERTIFICATES TO:

Washington County Livestock Sale Committee

P.O. Box 519

Allenton, WI 53002