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Grant Provides Opportunity to Enhance STEM Learning

The 4-H Afterschool Program at Cochrane-Fountain City School received a $250 grant which will help enhance student learning. The grant was awarded through Walmart’s Community Grant Program which strives to give back and support the needs of communities and local organizations. The grant was used to purchase a Chromebook that will be utilized with the […]

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The Orphan Train Is Coming! Saturday, October 11

Author Clark Kidder Alma High School Cafeteria Saturday, October 11 1:30 PM $5.00 Admission Did you know that nearly 200,000 children were shipped from East Coast cities on “Orphan Trains” bound for the Midwest between 1854 and 1930, in hopes that someone along the way would take them in?  Come hear Author Clark Kidder tell […]


3 Chances to Learn About MPP Dairy (Farm Bill)

Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers (MPP-Dairy) Buffalo County Dairy Producers will have three chances to learn more about the Dairy Margin Protection Program that is part of the new Farm Bill.  Meetings will be: Monday, October 6, 2014   11:00 am – 1:00 pm  Glencoe Town Hall (Arcadia) Tuesday, October 7, 2014  11:00 am – […]


Still Time to Test for Soybean Cyst Nematode

Fall is Still a Good Time to Sample for SCN and Other Plant Parasitic Nematodes The WI Soybean Marketing Board (WSMB) sponsors free nematode testing to help producers stay ahead of the most important nematode pest of soybean, the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Eggs of SCN persist in the soil between soybean crops so a […]


Golden Hornets Kicks Off New 4-H Club Year

Minutes of Club Meeting Golden Hornets 4-H Club September, 7 2014 Meeting was called to order by Erin Putz.  Pledges were led by Korlen Dittrich.  Minutes from last meeting read by Erin Putz.  No Treasurers Report, approximately $800.00 in account.  Roll call was taken.  Moved on to old news.  Trip reports given.  Erin Putz, Deanna […]


4-H Clover College – October 12

  Register Now! Clover College with a “Throwback” Theme to celebrate 100 Years of Wisconsin 4-H October 12, 2014 Buffalo County Courthouse, Alma 1:00pm – 4:00pm $5 per person or $20 per family maximum; 4-H and Community Members Welcome  “Throwback” theme simply represents 4-H projects of the last 100 years. Registration Deadline: October 6, 2014 Return […]

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Cochrane-Fountain City Sixth Graders Build Rockets to Rescue

Youth in Mrs. Wendy Baures’ sixth grade science classes at Cochrane-Fountain City Schools designed and built aerodynamic crafts designed to deliver a payload of food to natural disaster victims and respond to a fictional scenario: A natural disaster has left people without food on a remote, isolated Pacific island, and the youth have been asked […]


2014 4-H Ice Cream Flavor Creation Contest

Cedar Crest Ice Cream and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation have teamed up to present a Create an Ice Cream Flavor Contest.  The contest is open to all Wisconsin 4-H groups. Who:   All 4-H groups in the State of Wisconsin What: Develop and name an ice cream flavor When: Entries must be sent or emailed to […]


4-H Horse Conference at River Falls November 14-16

Please encourage your 4-H Horse project leaders and youth leaders to attend the annual Horse Leader Conference, November 14-16, 2014.  This year we are at UW-River Falls.  Many interesting topics will again be offered.  Information, which includes the registration form, is available at:  http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/events/horseleadership.cfm. For more information contact Pam Hobson (608-262-9605, pamela.hobson@ces.uwex.edu or Liv Sandberg (608-263-4303, sandberg@ansci.wisc.edu).


2014 4-H Youth Development Summer in Rewind

Ever wonder what Buffalo County 4-H  Youth Development programming exists to keep your child’s mind moving during the summer? Check out just some of the learning experiences we conducted this summer all across Buffalo County and the entire nation! 2014 4-H Youth Development Summer in Rewind


Apply for the James W. Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award & Scholarship

The James W. Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award program provides recognition to youth who have excelled in their dairy project. The James W. Crowley Dairy Management and Extension Fund is the sponsor of this award.  We are pleased to name the award in honor and memory of James W. Crowley, longtime Extension Dairy Specialist and […]


Lunds Show Dairy at Wisconsin State Fair

Morgan Lund wrote about her experience at Wisconsin State Fair: “We spent a week with old friends and met a tremendous group of new friends. We were able to learn more about the dairy industry while having fun and teaching others about our animals. It’s great to see a child’s reaction the first time they […]


Implements of Husbandry (IoH) – Act 377

County and Town Officials will need to decide on local road rules related to Implements of Husbandry before January 15, 2015. Click on the following to watch videos or read publications about the update on IoH – Act 377


$500 Scholarships Available for Graduating 4-H Members

  Are you graduating from Buffalo County 4-H in 2015? You’re eligible for one of four $500 Buffalo County 4-H Scholarships! Complete a 4-H Record, 4-H Resume and plan to participate in interviews on November 16. Click here to learn more and access the 4-H Resume webpage.

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4-H Resumes Due November 1

Interested in a 4-H Trip or Award like these young ladies? Then, complete your 4-H Resume by November 1, 2014. Click here to learn more and access the 4-H Resume webpage. As information and dates about each trip are available, I will add information below. Space Camp – Huntsville, Alabama, April 16-20, 2015 (http://4h.uwex.edu/events/spacecamp/index.cfm) FIVE – (no […]


Buffalo County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 5-11

National 4-H Week 2014 is October 5-11, 2014. 2014 Forever 4-H Infographic  – Check out our new poster for 2014 developed by Buffalo County 4-H! THEME is #iam4H  Print your own sign to showcase during National 4-H Week: #iam4h   2014 Lawn or Window Display Contest  4-H clubs are encouraged to enter the 2014 Lawn or […]


Re-Enroll in Buffalo County 4-H Starting September 3!

  Starting September 3, 2014 Buffalo County 4-H Members can re-enroll for the 2014-2015 4-H club year! Please re-enroll no later than October 1, 2014. All members will become inactive on September 1 and will remain inactive until re-enrollment is submitted and approved. Click on the PDF document below with instructions to re-enroll or follow […]