2021 4-H and FFA Livestock Educational Programming (virtual)

2021 4-H and FFA Livestock Educational Programming (virtual)

Rural News
2 min.
December 22, 2020

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur on the 2nd Thursday of the month from January through May.  Each session begins at 7 p.m. CST with a presentation followed by Q&A.  You must register in order to receive the connecting information through email.

For more detailed information of each presentation and to register for any or all of the events, please go to:  https://go.wisc.edu/r3x8lh.  On this webpage you can also complete an educational verification form and turn it into your county fair and or livestock committee to verify your participation.  These activities can serve as “county educational requirements” – contact your county Extension Office to verify.

January 14: Roaming the Rumen

February 11: Feeding & caring for Swine without Ractopamine

March 11: Lamb Live & Carcass Evaluation; Lamb Culinary products

April 8: Artificial Intelligence in Animal Sciences using sensors and cameras

May 13: Meat Science Cookery

For more information visit https://go.wisc.edu/r3x8lh or contact Bernie O’Rourke, UW- Madison Extension Youth Livestock Specialist at (608) 263-4304 or borourke2@wisc.edu

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