Education | Opportunities

Upcoming Open Specie Meetings

Sheep Committee Open Meeting – Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Swine Committee Open Meeting – Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Beef Committee Open Meeting – Monday, October 25, 2021 at 7:30 PM

To be held at The Barn at Windy Pine | W11747 Buss Lane, Waterloo, WI.

 * Does not count for an educational point.*


2021-2022  EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

DODGE COUNTY YOUTH LIVESTOCK PROJECT EDUCATIONALS

All meetings will begin at 7pm, and run for about an hour. Locations to be determined if in person or held via Zoom. Educational meetings count as 1 point on the Livestock Project Member Activity Card. 

» October 18, 2021 |  6:00 PM |  VFW Hall in Lowell |  Life of a Livestock Exhibitor. Come to learn about selection of your beef, sheep or swine and the timelines necessary.

» November 15, 2021 |  Place TBD |  Meat Judging.

» January 17, 2022 |  Place TBD | Crossing Your T’s and Dotting Your I’s of Market Animals. So you are planning on entering your market livestock in the fair!  Do you know how to? Where do you sign up? What paperwork is needed? What to put on your thank you note. What do you need on your orange card?

» February 21, 2021 | Place TBD | Ag Career Fair. Come and talk with local people who work in the agricultural field, not just a corn field!  There are so many positions available in agriculture, you may be surprised, and make a contact with someone new to assist you with a future internship or career.

» March 21, 2022 | Place TBD | Caring for your animal. Let’s look at how to prep your show animal for the fair!  How soon do you clip your beef, shear your lamb, or walk your pig?

» April 18, 2022 | Place TBD | Talking Vaccinations.  We will be inviting a local veterinarian in to discuss the health of our animals and when/what vaccinations these animals will need to stay healthy.

» May 16, 2022 | Place TBD | Herdsmanship/Showmanship. Why is appearance and presentability important?  We will be asking several judges to come in and explain what they are looking for in the show ring and in the barns.

» June, 2022 | Place TBD | PRESALE MEETING. If you did not attend the Presale meeting on September 27th 2021, YOU NEED TO ATTEND THIS ONE!

» July, 2022 | Turn in Livestock Project Activity card – “orange card”.

» August 4-14, 2022 >>> Wisconsin State Fair 

» August, 17-21, 2022 >>> Dodge County Fair

» September, 2022 | Place TBD | POST SALE MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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