A big day on the fair grounds for the junior fair exhibitors is entry day. A day in which the junior fair projects are judged in a face to face setting which many believe adds to the educational aspect of the fair.
If you heading to State Fair Park and looking for a little ag-u cation the perfect venue is the discovery barn. The facility is a great opportunity for families to see first hand what production agriculture is all about.
Tuesday was dedicated to the 4-H organization at state fair as fair goers got a hands on look at what today's 4-H is all about. The day featured demonstrations , games, entertainment and opportunities that todays' 4-H provides. The program also stressed the value of the 4-H experience for youth and their families
With a new implement of husbandry law on the books, producers, applicators and cooperatives are looking for the details dealing with weight, length and lighting features for farm equiptment on state road ways. A series of meetings have been going on to make both users and town government aware as to what options they have especially in dealing with permits.
The show ring at the Wisconsin State Fair is a big time experience for the junior fair exhibitors. Today we look at what they young people learn and how it not only benefits them but how it also benefits the states dairy industry.
New opportunities may be in the future for our returning veterans looking for a new career. NWTC is now offering sustainable ag classes to help Vets transition into farm managers or to run their own ag enterprises.
Four years ago at a garden party, a group of dairy related friends decided to make this gathering an annual event and turn it into a fund raiser. The end result is Dairy Cares and its efforts to raise money and increase participation for the benefit of kids and their families that use the services of Children's Hospital.
One of the major goals of the county fair is to make sure the experience is a posive one, especially for those junior fair exhibitors. And the people who have a big impact on that are you junior fair judges
Showmanship is an important part of the junior fair livestock project. Today we get insights from both the beef and dairy judges on what they are looking for and the value showmanship provides for the junior exhibitors
One reason showmanship is very popular at the fair is because all the exhibitors start on a level playing field. this isn't about who has the animal with the best genetics this is about how well the exhibitors works in tandem with their animal and how they are able to show her off to the best of her abilities.