- Please join us for Virtual Farm Tours at the Arlington and Lancaster Research Stations every Friday at 1 p.m. We’ll be visiting the sheep, swine, beef units as well as the farm center and feed mill. Attendees will get the opportunity to view an animal surgery suite, facilities, tractors getting ready or in the fields, baby lambs, baby calves and so much more. Click on links to pre-register. The Zoom connection links will then be sent through email.
2. Small Ruminant Webinars – Sheep and Goats
b. April 15, 7:30-9 p.m., Direct Marketing
c. May 20, 7:30-9 p.m., Estimated Breeding Values
3. Youth Livestock Activities – Links to webinars and other online learning for youth interested in animals.
All of these items would be great for educational points or credit for fairs; of course these are all great opportunities for youth to gain educational experiences.
For more information go to the Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program Website for many more resources. https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/youthlivestock/
Bernadette (Bernie) O’Rourke
Extension Livestock Specialist
Animal Science Recruitment
Department of Animal Sciences – UW Madison
1675 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706