Fun Fact– Four 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.
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
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.
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/
Application deadline is Friday, March 27, 2015
For more information, contact Katy Katzman at: (262) 903-6727 or firstname.lastname@example.org