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Avian Influenza – Take a Few Precautions

From Dr. Paul McGraw, WDATP State Veterinarian: “Gathering poultry together increases the chances of exposure to the virus,” McGraw says. “Returning the same poultry to their home farms increases the likelihood of spreading the disease.” Commercial poultry producers, backyard flock owners and poultry exhibitioners are encouraged to use proper biosecurity methods, including restricting poultry exposure […]


2015 STEAM Discovery Days

  A Chance to Blow off Some STEAM this Summer! Want an opportunity for your child to blow off some STEAM this summer? Then try STEAM Discovery Days offered on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in June and July this summer for all youth in grades Kindergarten to sixth grade. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art […]


Buffalo County Livestock Educational Meeting

When:  July 7, 2015 at 6:30pm Where: Buffalo County Fair Grounds, Mondovi The Livestock Educational meeting is for anyone interested in learning about market animals and much more.  Topics will include care and showmanship of Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goats and Poultry.  Open to all exhibitors, you do not need to have a market animal to […]


Fair Set-up & Clean-up

It’s Fair time once again! We are asking all 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair Set-up and Clean-up days. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the Buffalo County Fair Association at noon for those who help. With the help of many, our Fairgrounds will be ready for the Fair in no time. […]


Mysteries of Nature Focus of 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

  Mysteries of Nature Focus of 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Nature, mysteries, and lots of forensic science fun marked the “Mysteries of Nature” theme of the 2015 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 10-12, 2015. Over 100 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s […]


“Mysteries of Nature”: 2015 Cloverbud and Explorer Day Camp

Get ready for a day of mysterious fun at the 2015 Cloverbud and Explorer Day Camp!  This camp is for kids entering kindergarten to 3rd grade in the Fall of 2015.  We will be having fun learning about and investigating the mysteries of nature.  Activies such as teambuilding games, constructing homemade magnifying glasses, painting rock monsters and making flower […]

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Win Prizes at the Commodity Carnival at Buffalo County Fair

Do you want to learn how to take care of a hog, without the mess? You’re in luck! This year at the Buffalo County Fair, you are able to raise a hog! Commodity Carnival is fun activity to help you learn about managing livestock for market. There are three activities that go with Commodity Carnival […]


Buffalo County UW-Extension 2014 Annual Report

What Drives our Work?
We look to the future and care deeply about quality of life and sustainability for families, organizations, businesses, communities and local government in Buffalo County. Whether it be economic, human or environmental, we work to help Buffalo County thrive!
We bring our expertise and resources to local issues for the purpose of improving lives and increasing capacity to address and solve complex problems.


1st Public Economic Development Forum

UW-Extension Buffalo County held the first of three public forums on economic development on Wednesday, May 27th.  This is part of an effort to gauge public input into directions for economic development activities in the county.  This session featured Matt Kures, UW-Extension Community Development Specialist on historical trends and characteristics of Buffalo County.  To see […]

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Gilmanton Free Fair is July 9-12!

Gilmanton Free Fair is July 9-12!  We want you to join in the fun!  Why not show off your hard work and earn premiums twice!  Fair books are available at the UW-Extension Office or by contacting Michelle Hovey at mhovey@ghs.k12.wi.us or (715) 946-3802.   It is also online at www.gilmantonfreefair.com for your convenience!


Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue

July 13, 2015 6:00 pm Judging Begins Waumandee State Bank, Waumandee Register for the Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue via Google Form at: http://goo.gl/forms/VeedbYCGWY

Summer Challenge List

Are You Up for the Challenge?

  Are you up for the challenge? This summer the University of Wisconsin- Extension and Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development programs want you to enter into the 100 Summer Challenge! Check off challenges throughout the summer, submit a photo, and you could win a prize!  For every 25 challenges completed, send at least one photo […]


2015 State 4-H Dog Show

Information and registration materials for the 2015 State 4-H Dog Show are now on the State 4-H website athttp://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/state-4-h-dog-show/  The Show will be at Washington County Fair Park in West Bend, August 21-23, 2015. Please see that it gets to your key Dog Project people. Questions should be directed to the State Show Chairperson Michelle […]

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4-H Candy Bar Sales Results

Congratulations to Rylee Rosenberg of the Cheerful Workers 4-H Club and Aidan Lisowski of the Golden Hornets 4-H Club for being the top two Candy Bar Selling 4-H Members in the county.  Also congratulations to the  Lookout Legends 4-H Club for being the top selling Club in the county.   This year 11,750 candy bars were sold, beating the 2014 record […]

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Fall Forum – November 6-8, 2015 – What is it and Who Attends?

Save the Dates and Plan to Send a County Delegation Fall Forum is an opportunity for youth and adult leaders to attend the statewide training weekend with county and state staff. Planned by a team of youth and adult volunteers from Adult Leader Council (ALC) and Youth Leader Council (YLC) with the support of county […]