Animal Science

TN Sheep Producers Association Sponsors Fleece Show at Sheep Expo

Tennessee Sheep Producers Association (TSPA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Fleece Show will be held at Sheep Expo. Sheep exhibitors are encouraged to save their best fleece from the spring shear to enter in the contest. Prizes will be awarded for the Grand and Reserve Fleeces.

2021 Dairy Poster Contest Winners Announced

Welcome to the Wizarding World of Dairy Potter! The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA) announced the theme for the 2021 4-H Dairy Poster Contest and yes, I got a little excited when I saw the Harry Potter-themed title! 4-H members are going to love designing a dairy poster with this theme.

2021 Knoxville Spring Junior Cattle Expo

A very successful Knoxville Spring Junior Cattle Expo was held at the Tennessee Valley Fairgrounds on April 23-24. The show featured 76 youth exhibitors from 27 counties. This included 22 market steers, 25 commercial heifers and 85 registered heifers. In addition to the individual beef classes, youth competed in showmanship (67 youth) and skillathon (58 youth).