The MASS Rules and Regulations 2016-17 have been updated for 2015-2016.The packet includes a calendar listing important dates for those raising animals as well as necessary forms.
The MASS Committee oversees the Market Animal Show and Sale at the Taylor County Fair. If you have questions about this program or any of the forms required, please contact a member of the MASS Committee (second page of the MASS booklet).
The MASS handbook and forms are posted primarily for information only. MASS participants are expected to use the color-coded forms in the handbook they received at the organizational meeting. If you have lost your handbook, replacements are available upon request at the UW-Extension Office.
MAQA – Market Animal Quality Assurance Training: Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Medford Area Senior High (MASH), 1015 W Broadway Ave in Medford.
Missed the MAQA in Taylor County? Go to https://fyi.uwex.edu/maqa/maqa-meetings/ to find another county training.
MASS Workshops: Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 9 a.m. – noon at the County/USDA Service Center, 925 Donald St in Medford. Details to be announced later.
- Feb. 25 (register by Feb. 23) – Beef/Swine
- March 31 (register by March 29) – Sheep/Meat Goats
To participate, please register at this website no later than 2 days prior to each session: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rL09GIprTnUQ9pGiG9Ghv5_5U3Mdoc2wwd9Yfhmsns4/viewform?usp=send_form
Register no later than 2 days prior to each session, so there is time for connecting information to be sent. An email address is also required to receive materials and connecting information. There are a limited number of lines available so please register early.
Beef Clinic and Sheep and Pig Clinic at Marathon Feed (2910 Feed Ln, Marathon)
Beef Honor Show Chow Clinic is Sunday, February 28 from noon to 3 p.m. Please register at 11:30 a.m.
Hog and Sheep Clinic is Saturday, March 5 from 9:00 a.m.-noon. Register at 8:30 a.m.
PLEASE call or email to RSVP
Clark County Livestock Educational Sessions:
Open to Taylor County youth. Preregister with Clark County UW-Extension. Contact info at bottom of schedule.