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Weiss presents Agriscience Challenge to Help Prepare Future Generation of 4-H, Ag Leaders

Weiss presents Agriscience Challenge to Help Prepare Future Generation of 4-H, Ag Leaders

Population trends project the world population will grow by two billion in the next 40 years, requiring a 70 percent increase in food production to feed the world. National 4-H Council and Monsanto Company trained local Buffalo County 4-H youth leader, Nash Weiss, in an initiative to respond to this challenge by stimulating youth interest […]

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4-H Cave Kids Learn about Science at Camp

4-H Cave Kids Learn about Science at Camp

  Nature, caving, and lots of prehistoric fun marked the “Cave Kids” theme of the 2014 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 23 – 25, 2014.  Nearly 100 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 30 youth leaders contributing their leadership […]

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4-H Cloverbud / Explorer Day Camp Registration

4-H Cloverbud / Explorer Day Camp Registration

  4-H Cloverbud / Explorer Day Camp 9:00 AM- 3:00PM Cost is $5 All 4-H and Community Members in Grades K-3 July 10 – Waumandee Ball Park July 24 – Mirror Lake Park, Mondovi Theme is Prehistoric Cave Kids! Bring Sack Lunch 4-H member must update their health forms on 4-H Online by July 1st, […]

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4-H Alumni Exhibits Wanted at Buffalo County Fair to Celebrate 100 Years

4-H Alumni Exhibits Wanted at Buffalo County Fair to Celebrate 100 Years

  2014 4-H Centennial Celebration for Alumni at the Buffalo County Fair Wisconsin 4-H is turning 100 years old in 2014 and we need your help!  The Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association is asking for any Wisconsin 4-H Alumni to share some of their experiences in 4-H at the 2014 Buffalo County Fair.  We are […]

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Summer 2014 Online Challenge!

Summer 2014 Online Challenge!

  The University of Wisconsin-Extension Office is challenging you to complete our online challenges.  You can complete any of these challenges and if you do so you will receive a prize! All you have to do is send a video or picture of yourself participating in the challenge to Briana.Wolfe@buffalocounty.com. If you have any questions […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

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C-FC 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Explores the World

C-FC 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Explores the World

  This summer students and staff at 4-H Afterschool at C-FC are making discoveries from around the world. Youth travel to different countries through “Minds in Motions”, an hour of critical thinking learning activities focused on a different country each day. In addition, students learn about the different biomes of the world by participating weekly […]

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MCYC Summer Program Explores the World

MCYC Summer Program Explores the World

  This summer students and staff at MCYC are making discoveries from around the world. Youth travel to different countries through “Minds in Motions”, an hour of critical thinking learning activities focused on a different country each day. In addition, students learn about the different biomes of the world by participating weekly at Science, Technology, […]

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Hilltop Climber 4-H Club Report

Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Marten Center in Mondovi.  The meeting was called to order at 4:10 p.m. by President Abby George.   The flag pledges were said.  The secretary and treasurer’s report was read and approved. For Old Business items, thank you to the Risler & Schultz families […]

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FIVE Trip to Hayward a Cultural Experience for Young Leaders

FIVE Trip to Hayward a Cultural Experience for Young Leaders

2014 FIVE Trip  This trip is a cultural experience!  This year, Erin Seifert from Pepin County and six other 7th & 8th grade 4-H members from Pierce and Buffalo counties spent 3 days learning about a different culture.  They explored Hayward, WI from June 30 – July 1 focusing on the Native American culture.  Participants […]

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Thank you Lookout Legends 4-H for Gilmanton Fair Exhibits

Thank you Lookout Legends 4-H for Gilmanton Fair Exhibits

Thank you Lookout Legends 4-H for the beautiful display of exhibits at the Gilmanton Fair. Your club really illustrated the pride of over 100 years of leadership! Keep up the great work serving your community and our County!  

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The Online Challenge: Number Three

The Online Challenge: Number Three

This week I challenge you to do a STEM experiment! STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The experiment in this video of blowing up a balloon with vinegar and baking soda is an example of a STEM experiment! Be creative when choosing your STEM experiment, but most of all have fun while doing […]

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Buffalo County Fair Reminders

Buffalo County Fair Reminders

Buffalo County Fair-July 31-Aug 3  Reminders:              Fair Entry Tags Fair Entry Tags will be available for pick up by club leaders/advisors from the UW-Extension Office on July 18th. Please distribute to members promptly and ask them to review. Any corrections need to be made by July 25th. Show Animal Numbers Due Club leaders/advisors, please submit […]

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Are YOU Ready?

Are YOU Ready?

University of Wisconsin- Extension Buffalo County completed a three-day workforce readiness workshop designed to build community relationships, promote summer retention related to Common Core curriculum standards, and establish a learning environment that encourages peer learning. The Are You Ready? 2014 Summer Workforce Readiness Program, led by Dana Erickson, Youth and Families At-Risk Educator, provided 12 […]

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4-H Youth Council Canoe / Tubing Trip Planned for August 12

The Youth Council Canoe Trip is almost here! This year that canoe trip will be on the Black River on Tuesday August 12th. The date has changed from the original due to some youth members participating in Driver’s ed. The cost is $10.00/participant. We will be meeting at the Alma Courthouse and transportation will be […]

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Day of Play – NEW in 2014!

Day of Play – NEW in 2014!

Summer is almost over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop having fun! On Monday, August, 11th we will be hosting a Day of Play! During this event we will be playing multiple games to keep you active and engaged. It will be held at Cochrane-Fountain City school in the area by the playground. […]

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Youth Leader Trip to Valleyfair

The County Fair is approaching quickly and can be very stressful. Why not take a break and relax a little at Valleyfair?! This year we will be headed to Valleyfair on Monday,  July 28th with other youth from Pierce County! We will be meeting at the Alma Courthouse at 7:30 am or a bus will […]

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Celebrate the WI 4-H Centennial and Promote 4-H in a Fun New Way

Celebrate the WI 4-H Centennial and Promote 4-H in a Fun New Way

Meet the Badger State Buddies in a new children’s book. Third and fourth graders explore Wisconsin history and serve their community. While engaging in 4-H activities, they learn about themselves, their state, and the value of strong relationships.  Use Badger State Buddies to promote 4-H in our communities. Jacob just moved from one Wisconsin city […]

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4-H Leaders Association Food Stands Schedules

2014 BUFFALO COUNTY FAIR 4-H LEADERS ASSOCIATION FOOD STANDS SCHEDULES  Date  Time 4-H Leaders Stand  Time Snack Shack Thursday 11—2 p.m. Montana Pioneers 11—2 p.m. Montana Pioneers July 31 2—5 p.m. Clover 2—5 p.m. Clover   5—8 p.m. Glencoe Hustlers 5—8 p.m. Lookout Legends   8 —10 p.m. Golden Hornets 8 —10 p.m. Naples Novelty […]

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4-H Horse Camp a Success!

4-H Horse Camp a Success!

  By Samantha Falkner The Trempealeau County 4-H horse project members invited Buffalo County 4-H horse project members to join them for their annual 4-H Horse Camp.  We had seven Buffalo County 4-H horse project members attend.  Members that attended were Kaleb Krzyszton, Kira Lee, Autumn Morrow, Emma Sandberg, Kora Falkner, Derek Falkner and Jaden […]

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Citizenship Washington Focus a Leadership Memory of a Lifetime

Citizenship Washington Focus a Leadership Memory of a Lifetime

Citizenship Washington Focus 4-H Trip By Kesley Secrist A diverse group of 4-H members from various states gathered in Washington, D.C. Local delegates that went were Kesley Secrist of Alma and Megan Reinhart of Nelson, Wisconsin. The purpose of this trip was to learn about our government and history. We learned about writing a bill […]

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Fair Set-up & Clean-up…Mark Your Calendars!

Fair Set-up & Clean-up…Mark Your Calendars!

  It is fair time 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 Fair Association at noon for those that help. IMPORTANT: Please bring buckets, cleaning rags, rakes, brooms, gloves and any other cleaning supplies along.  There are […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue

Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue

Cupcake, Sprinkles, and Food Galore You’ve never quite experienced the board game Candyland come to life unless you have experienced the Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue. The Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue & Decorated Cakes Contest was held Thursday, June 19th, at the Waumandee State Bank in Waumandee. This event was truly an amazing success […]

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