The program was organized and moderated by Bernie O’Rourke, Extension Youth Livestock Specialist, UW Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences, and offered by the Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP). WYLP is connected with the Department of Animal & Dairy Sciences, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and the Division of Extension. Speakers were: Dr. Luiz Ferraretto and Eric Ronk All staff are affiliated with the UW Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department.
These LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs will continue throughout the winter/spring of 2020-2021. These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur on the 2nd Thursday of the month from January through May. Each session begins at 7 p.m. CST with a presentation followed by Q&A. You must register in order to receive the connecting information through email. For more detailed information of each presentation and to register for any or all of the events, please go to: https://go.wisc.edu/r3x8lh.
Upcoming programs include:
March 11 – Lamb Live & Carcass Evaluation; Lamb Culinary products
April 8 – Artificial Intelligence in Animal Sciences using sensors and cameras
May 13 – Meat Science Cooker
The previous program have been uploaded to the playlist, that can be found here, https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLl3EqGUag9cyyrIQ1nIKFgpcyEODfbNuV