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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Begins New Club Year

Hilltop Climbers 4-H club met on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at the Marten Center in Mondovi. Our club had a special carmel apple desert prior to the meeting. The meeting was called to order at 4:55 by president Abbey George.   The flag pledges were said and the secretary and treasures reports were read and approved. […]

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Grain Program Farm Bill Meeting

Farmers and landowners will get their questions answered about the crop provisions of the new Farm Bill at Informational Meetings on Tuesday, November 11th at the Elmwood Auditorium in Elmwood at 9:30 a.m. and the Buffalo County Courthouse; 3rd Floor Meeting Room in Alma at 1:30 p.m.  University of Wisconsin-Extension and the Farm Service Agency […]

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2015 State and National Program Adult Advisor Applications

Applications for 2015 state and national 4-H outreach program volunteer and staff Adult Advisors are available at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/volunteers/index.cfm. If you enjoy working with teens, collaborating with others as part of a unified leadership team, and experiencing another part of the country, consider applying to serve as an Adult Advisor to Space Camp, Huntsville, AL; Citizenship […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship application time is just around the corner!! The 4-H Foundation provides a number of scholarships to deserving 4-H members who are continuing their education at an institution of higher education.  The process for applying is being updated, but we can tell you that information about the application process will be on the 4-H Foundation […]

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Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarships available – Deadline December 10th

The Wisconsin Pork Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors and college students. Students with a sincere interest in the swine industry are encouraged to apply.   Wisconsin Pork Association Scholarship The Wisconsin Pork Association scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing post high school education in agriculture. Preference will be given to […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council Officer Team Announced

The Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council met on Sunday, September 28, 2014. At our meeting, we planned the calendar for the year and some events we may do include Valley Fair and a canoe trip. We also elected officers. They are as follows: President, Abby George; Vice President, Rachel Hovey; Secretary, Grace Pichler; Treasurer, Tessa […]

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Gilmanton Students Build Rockets to Rescue

Students in Mrs. Michelle Hovey’s fourth grade and Mrs. Jodi Brantner’s third grade science classes at Gilmanton Elementary School 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, […]

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4-H Clover College Had a “Throwback” Theme

4-H Clover College, that took place on October 12th at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma, is a hands-on educational workshop for youth and adults. The workshops were taught by youth and adults working in partnership to teach others during National 4-H Week, October 5th – 12th. The “Throwback” theme was a nod to classic […]

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Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Hosts 20th Annual Arcadia Holiday Fair

20th Annual Arcadia Holiday Fair Brought to you by the Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club Sponsored by the Arcadia Area Chamber of Commerce Sunday, November 2, 2014 9 am ~ 2 pm Arcadia High School 756 Raider Drive, Arcadia, WI Exhibits include: Rugs, Christmas Décor, Clothing, Raider Apparel, Wood Items, Jewelry, Ceramics, Gift Giving Ideas, Candles, […]

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4-H Afterschool youth at Cochrane-Fountain City are celebrating their new laptop purchased with grant funds from Walmart.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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).

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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

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