In order to align with the state standards, the Oconto County Fair Board has decided the following species exhibitors must attend MAQA (Meat Animal Quality Assurance) training dairy, dairy goat, rabbit, and poultry in addition to beef, sheep, swine and meat goats in order to be eligible to sell in the 2016 Sale of Champions.
The MAQA trainings scheduled for this year:
Saturday, January 9—Washington Middle School, Oconto Falls 8:00 – 9:30 am
Thursday, March 24—Pound Town Hall, Coleman 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Saturday, April 30—Washington Middle School, Oconto Falls 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Registration for these trainings is requested at least two weeks prior to the event date. You can register by calling the Oconto County UW-Extension Office (920) 834-6845.
The Pulaski FFA Chapter is hosting one MAQA training: Tuesday, June 21- Pulaski High School Ag Room, Pulaski 6:00 pm Registration for this training is required by June 8, 2016. It is preferred if you register for this event via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may call (920) 737-6893.
Please see letter from Sarah Mills-Lloyd, Oconto County Extension Agent