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State 4-H contest held in Madison
Green County 4-H Junior Team participated at the 2014 State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon Contest on Saturday, March 1. From left is Colten Beckman, Kyle Marty, Natalie Roe, and Reece Rufer. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - The statewide 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contest was held on Saturday, March 1 in the Department of Animal Sciences building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The event was open to 4-H youth members who participated in teams of beginners, mixed and senior youth and was organized and facilitated by Extension Youth Livestock Specialist Bernie O'Rourke. The Skillathon contest was made up of a written quiz and learning stations such as breed identification, feed identification and equipment identification, as well as some team activities such as demonstrating evaluation skills.