SAE/Fair

Walworth County Fair Information

SAE/Fair

Click on the links below for more information on each of the project areas. Remember that any of the areas below can be shown through the FFA as long as you sign up with the advisors, relate them to agriculture, and attend any mandatory meetings as requested. For a full list of all project areas offered at the fair click here.

4-H Project Meeting Guide (calendar)

Market barrow identification information

Barrow identification request form

Beef:

Swine:

If you are planning to show swine or lambs at State Fair this year please read:

Attached is the 2013 Wisconsin State Fair Market Barrow and Market Sheep Identification information. We will once again have the exhibitors self-identify their market barrows and lambs (same as last year).

The information is also available on Wisconsin State Fair’s website:
http://www.wistatefair.com/wp/news-and-update…

The performance sites will be confirmed in the next few days and posted on the website as well.

Please let Brian know if you have any questions (brian.bolan@wisconsin.gov or 414.266.7050). Thanks much!
Robin and Brian

Dairy:

Goats:

Sheep/lamb

market sheep identification information

lamb identification request form

Dogs:

Cats:

Poultry:

Vet Science:

What you can do in this project:

  • Investigate the importance of genetics
  • Understand diseases that spread from animals to humans
  • Learn about diversity of veterinary careers

Small Animals/Cavies/Pets:

What you can do in this project:

  • Explore pet products
  • Teach others about pets
  • Understand how genetics work
  • Explore animal welfare issues

Arts and Crafts:

Can take any arts/crafts projects as long as they are based on an agriculture subject (painting of a horse, sculpture of a dog, watercolor of a sunflower, etc.). Categories Include- leather craft, metals, block printing, stencil printing, ceramics, drawing/painting, stain glass

Photography and Videography:

Can take any photography or videography projects as long as they are based on an agriculture subject (portrait of a horse, 3 different barns, black and white photo of a sunflower, scrapbook pages with ag items, etc.)

Foods/Nutrition/Preservation:

Environment/Natural Resources: Ag Projects about wildlife, pollution, tracking, groundwater, habitats, climates, insects, biodiversity, recycling, water, birds, fishing

Forestry:

Ag Projects about Tree Identification using fruit/nut structures, forest biomes, Unknown tree ID using guide

Horse:

Can not show at the State Horse Show if you compete through FFA instead of 4-H

Corn, Small Grains, Forage Crops

Fruits:

Vegetables:

Houseplants:

Flowers:

Container Gardening

Landscaping/Home Grounds

Landscape Design, construction, care, and maintenance

Woodworking

Service Learning:

What you can do in this project:

  • Plan and implement your own service project
  •  Share your project plan and outcome with others
  • Conduct an evaluation of your project

Citizenship:

What you can do in this project:

  • Discover and discuss public issues
  • Plan a project to change or improve your community

Tractors:

What you can do in this project:

  •  Learn types of oil systems and fuel safety
  • Learn how to hook on a PTO unit
  • Learn tractor and machinery maintenance
  • Focus on safety and maintenance
  • Identify and work with operational systems