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Website last updated: September 18, 2013

NOTE: NEW INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. PRIOR YEAR INFORMATION REMAINS POSTED FOR REFERENCE ONLY.

National 4-H Dairy Conference

About 200 youth from 4-H dairy projects around the U.S. and Canada congregate in Madison for the National 4-H Dairy Conference held annually in conjunction with World Dairy Expo. Participants learn about production, processing, marketing and use of dairy products, and develop a broader understanding of careers available in dairy production, biotechnology, genetics, marketing and other selected areas. The conference consists of participatory workshops on the University of Wisconsin campus, speakers, tours and visiting the World Dairy Expo.

Where: UW-Madison Campus

When: September 29-October 2, 2013 (September 28 - October 1, 2014)

Qualifications:

  • Must have participated in the 4-H dairy project for at least three years, including the current year;
  • be in 10th-12th grade during the program. Maximum age 18 as of January 1, 2013;
  • have outstanding dairy accomplishment records;
  • may not exhibit animals at World Dairy Expo or participate in National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest while at National 4-H Dairy Conference.

Costs:

  • The total cost is approx. $300. For Wisconsin delegates, Wisconsin 4 H Foundation supports a portion of the cost. The remainder is the responsibility of the delegate.
Applications:

Doantions to the 4-H Dairy Conference

Through Washington State University, National 4-H Dairy Conference has established an endowment fund. The fund provides a permanent account that uses the interest to strengthen the conference’s future and that of the dairy youth it reaches each year.

Donations (please direct donation to National 4-H Dairy Conference) can be made electronically at:

https://npo.networkforgood.org/Donate/Donate.aspx?npoSubscriptionId=1004008

Your donation will ensure we can educate dairy youth for another 60 years.

PDF file 2013 Endowment Flyer (1 page, 1,107KB)

Dairy Conference Information/Application Materials

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National Dairy Conference Highlights
Kiss a cow! See dairy cow breeds. Sample ice cream. Make ice cream.

For more information, please contact Kay Hobler at 608-262-1557 or email: kay.hobler@uwex.edu