Dates to Remember

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Beef Information    Sheep Information    Swine Information     Information for all exhibitors
 
Monthy
Read the 4-H Cloverline Newsletter for additional events and dates.                                                                    
  

 
 
January 2016
Friday 1st               Happy New Year!
Tuesday 12th        7pm Junior Livestock Committee meeting @ fairgrounds- Farm progress building

 
February 2016 
Saturday 6th            9-11:30 am -Beef Weigh In -  Equity Livestock Sparta
Monday 8th              WI State Fair DNA forms and identification supplies for State Fair Market Steers due
Sunday 21st             Registration begins 12:30pm - 1pm Pork Producers Annual Meeting - Log Cabin, Bangor
 
 
March 2016
Tuesday 1st            State Fair Enrollment Deadline
Monday 21st            MAQA session @ Bangor High School; 6pm test-out, 7-9pm class


April 2016
Friday 1st              final 4-H enrollment deadline - for participation in 2016 LaCrosse Interstate Fair
Saturday 2nd        9am-3pm Project Purple education session held at Lietzau Hereford Farm in Leon; RSVP @ (608)487-2710 or on Facebook/4HProjectPurple
Friday 8th              applications for the American Wood Fibers scholarships due (for youth attending the WLBA Show Camp)
Friday 8th              Registration for Square Parakeet/Round Robin showmanship event due
Tuesday 12th        MAQA session @ Holmen High school; 6pm test-out, 7-9pm class
Tuesday 19th        7pm- Jr Livestock Committee meeting, Farm Progress Building @ La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds
Monday 18th         Swine Identification papers for the 2016 La Crosse Interstate Fair are due in the Extension office
Sunday 24th          Square Parakeet/ Robin Round showmanship event @ La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds- 1pm start time
 

May 2016
Saturday 7th-        8 -10:30am County Sheep Weigh-in @ La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds, North End of the Dairy Barn
Monday 9th          WI State Fair DNA forms and identification supplies for State Fair Market Lambs due
Monday 9th          WI State Fair DNA forms and identification supplies for State Fair Market Hogs due 
Monday 16th        registration for WLBA( Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association)/ Purina Animal Nutrition Livestock Show Camp due
Thursday 19th      MAQA session @ Jackson County Bank Community Room; 6pm test-out, 7-9pm class


June 2016
Early June           Pork Producers Twilight Meeting- Exhibition Building @ La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds
Weds. 1st            Deadline for ALL entries (and Youth Center lodging) with payment for Wisconsin State Fair Exhibitors.                          
June 11th-12th    WLBA(Wisconsin Livestock Breeders Association)/ Purina Animal Nutrition Livestock Show Camp @ Wisconsin State Fair Park, West Allis WI
Monday 20th      Holstein twilight meeting @ La Crosse Interstate fair 
Tuesday 21st      MAQA session @ Melrose- Mindoro High School, Ag. room; 6pm test out/ 7-9pm class 


July 2016
tbd                4p-9pm  Fair cleanup - La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds - need help with pen set up along with cleaning out open beef barns and misc other tasks on grounds
July 13th      La Crosse Interstate Fair **all entries in place by noon on Wednesday 
          *** REQUIREMENT - A completed  Animal ID form  must accompany your animals when arriving at the Fair ***      
July 14th      8:30am  Jr & Open Class Beef Show - Showmanship, Breeding and Market Steer Shows - Farm Progress Bldg
July 14th      10:00am  Jr Swine Show - Showmanship, Breeding and Market Barrow/Gilt Shows - Rowe Area
July 15th      8:30am  Jr Sheep Show - Showmanship, Breeding and Market Lamb Shows - Rowe Arena
July 16th      6:30pm    Jr Livestock Sale - Farm Progress Building
tbd               4-9pm  - Fair cleanup - La Crosse Interstate Fairgrounds
tbd               Carcass Education Session  - Craig's Meat's
tbd               Jr Livestock - check distribution and wrap up meeting. Lunch will be served. Bring a stamped, addressed envelope with a thank-you for your buyer.
 
August 2016
Thursday August 4th- 14th   Wisconsin State Fair -Jr Livestock page
 tentative schedule
  •          Monday 8th - Thursday 11th    Jr Beef Show
    • Monday 8th   Arrival by 9am
    • Tuesday 9th  starting at 8am  =  Breeding Females followed by Performance Steers
    • Tuesday 9th   7pm  Market Steers
    • Wednesday 10th   8am = Market Steers continued
    • Wednesday 10th   2:30pm = Supreme Champion Breeding  Selection & Grand Champion Market Drive
    • Wednesday 10th    6:30pm = Governor's Red,White and Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction in Coliseum
    • Thursday 1th   8am  =  Showmanship
  •          Monday 8th - Thursday 11th    Jr Sheep Show
    • Monday 8th  Arrival by 9am
    • Tuesday 9th   8am Breeding Sheep followed by Performance Lambs
    • Tuesday 9th   7:30pm  Lead Class Selection
    • Wednesday 10th  8am Market Lambs
    • Wednesday 10th -2:30pm Supreme Champion Breeding  Selection & Grand Champion Market Drive
    • Wednesday 10th    6:30pm = Governor's Red, White and Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction in Coliseum
    • Thursday 11th  8am  Showmanship
  •          Monday 8th - Thursday 11th Jr Swine Show
    • Monday 8th  Arrival by 9am
    • Tuesday 9th  8am  Performance Barrows followed by Bred & Owned Barrows Breeding Gilts
    • Tuesday 9th  - noon Breeding Gilts
    • Tuesday 9th - 5pm  Market Barrows
    • Wednesday 10th  8am Market Barrows continued        
    • Wednesday 10th - 2:30pm  Supreme Champion Breeding  Selection & Grand Champion Market Drive
    • Wednesday 10th    6:30pm = Governor's Red, White and Blue Ribbon Livestock Auction in Coliseum
    • Thursday 11th  8am  = Showmanship   

mid/late month    Entries due for Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival in Jefferson, WI 

 
September 2016
8th-11th    Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival - Jefferson, WI
 
October 2016

November 2016
 
 
December 2016
Tuesday 1st         4-H Re-Enrollment Deadline, no late fee for enrolling after, but exhibitors wishing to participate in the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair must be enrolled by March 1st, 2017 and to exhibit at the 2017 La Crosse Interstate Fair, exhibitors must be enrolled in 4-H and project areas you wish to exhibit in by April 1st, 2017.

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                      
 
 
 
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