4-H Dairy Project

Fun FactFour Alices in Dairyland (Merrie Barney,1959; Beth Bartosh, 1964; Janice Findlay, 1976; and Laura Oldenberg, 1978) called Burlington in Racine County home when they were selected as Alice.

Resource Leaders

– Superintendent

Judy Bratz- Kan-Do 4-H 262-534-6114

Katie Hagemann -Burlington FFA 262-763-0200

Ashley Kastenson -Burlington FFA 414-425-2439

Kyle Kastenson -Raymond 4-H 414-425-2439

Rachel Rank -Raymond 4-H 262-498-3079

Jessica Noble -Kan-Do 4-H 262-534-3885

Kevin Rank- Cloverview 4-H 262-534-2534

Julie Lauber- Rising Stars 4-H 262-878-4751

Judy Uhlenhake- Burlington Back 40 4-H Club 262-539-2131

 

Project Goals

The 4-H dairy program will teach you about the selection, production, management, health and showing of dairy animals. 

Key Terms/Project Areas

Bovine – Refers to cattle or oxen.

Bull– a sexually mature male bovine

Cow– a mature female bovine

Calf– an immature male or female bovine

Heifer – A bovine female less than three years of age who has not borne a calf. Young cows with their first calves are often called first-calf heifers.

Transition Cow – A cow that is from 2 months before 1 month after expected calving date.

Veal – A calf (usually male) that is raised on milk and is intended to be used for meat at a young age. Veal meat is served at many restaurants and is very popular in cultural cuisine.

Dairy Scholarships!

Two $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school seniors planning to pursue a dairy-related or food science degree at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities or students studying in a two-year, technical school program related to dairy or food science. Applicants will be evaluated on involvement and leadership in ag-related activities, scholastic achievement, and career objectives. Finalists will be interviewed in mid-April, with the recipients to be recognized at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair.

More information is available at http://wistatefair.com/competitions/dairy-promo-board/

2015 Dairy Scholarship Application

2015 Dairy Board Scholarship Information

Application deadline is Friday, March 27, 2015

For more information, contact Katy Katzman at: (262) 903-6727 or katzman@idcnet.com

 

 

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