2021 Michigan Dairy Youth events are open to all Michigan youth.
Information regarding each event including rules, age eligibility, entry forms, etc. can be found at http://bit.ly/MIDairyYouth2021. Additional activities can also be found on the website.
Current CDC and Michigan COVID-19 health guidelines will be followed at all dairy youth events.
Dairy Quiz Bowl Contest
Wednesday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m.
AgroLiquid Research Station, 5605 Findlay Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879
Three divisions: Novice, Junior and Senior
Entry forms due June 1.
Dairy quiz bowl is a fast-paced buzzer game where youth answer a wide range of dairy related questions.
Dairy Cattle Youth Show
Monday, July 19
Kent County Fairgrounds 225 S. Hudson Street, Lowell, MI 49331
Youth are evaluated on their heifer or cow, how well they work with them and their knowledge about their specific animal.
Dairy Management Contest
Saturday, July 31
BRB Seed Service 5759 S Summerton Rd., Shepherd, MI, MI 48883
Three Divisions: Novice under 11, Junior 12-14, and Senior 15-19.
The Dairy Management Contest tests the general dairy knowledge of participants who will rotate through a series of stations on a a variety of dairy management topics.
Dairy Cattle Judging Contest
Tuesday, July 20
Kent County Fairgrounds, Lowell, MI
Dairy cattle judging contest exercises critical thinking skills as youth evaluate a class of four animals and rank them from top to bottom. They then deliver a set of spoken reasons to a judge.
This article was originally published in the May/June 2021 issue of the Milk Messenger. Subscribe »