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Reece Fernholz of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club is shown with the many medals earned last summer as he worked to qualify for the Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports team at Nationals this June.

Fernholz Secures Spot on National 4-H Shooting Sports Team

  The goal when he set out was not to end up at nationals this year, but with determination he earned it – one of only thirty-six spots on the Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports Team that will compete at Nationals. Reece Fernholz, son of Michele Loesel and Donnie Huth and Greg and Amy Fernholz, will […]


CFC 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Until March 1

2016 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Students in Grades K-6 during 2016-17 school year May 31 to August 26, 2016 Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 2016 4-H Afterschool Summer Calendar Flyer Students must bring their own sack lunch each day.  Morning and afternoon snacks are provided.  Families are required to provide some […]


4-H Camp Kinnissippewa!

Camp Kinnissippewa 4-H at Kiwanis Scout Camp 2016 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Brochure 3 different camp experiences for 4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce, & Trempealeau Counties at the beautiful Camp Kiwanis at Marine on St. Croix River!   4-H Base Camps June 28-30, 2016 Enjoy an outdoor adventure at the 2016 4-H Base Camps.  4-H members […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Festival of Arts

Buffalo County 4-H Festival of Arts Sunday, February 28, 2016 Alma Area Schools 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Deadline for entry is February 12, 2016.  The Buffalo County Festival of Arts is a countywide communication arts competition open to young people in any Buffalo County youth development organization. The event is an official Buffalo County […]

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4-H Clover College is April 17th

4-H Clover College – April 17, 2016 – Courthouse, Alma Event Schedule: 1:00 – 1:15     Registration 1:15 – 2:30     Session 1 2:30 – 2:45     Break/ Refreshments 2:45 – 4:00     Session 2   4-H Clover College Google Registration Form Registration Deadline: April 4, 2016   Session 1             1:15 – 2:30 Session 2                  2:45 – 4:00 Kids […]

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4-H Sewing Project Workshop – Feedbag Totes

February 13, 2016 9:00-11:00am Durand Government Center, Boardroom Open to Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H adults and youth interested in attending a sewing workshop. Marie Ritscher will be demonstrating how to create a handy tote out of a feedbag.  Register on 4-HOnline in Pepin County or call 715-672-5214 from Buffalo County. Come join the fun!


County Fair Judges Training Webinar

Are you interested in becoming a County Fair Judge?  Would you like to brush up on your skills as a County Fair Judge? Consider participating in the County Fair Judges Training webinar  which will be held Monday, March 14th, 2016,  6-8 p.m.  Registration fee is $15.00 per person.  Please complete registration and return form no later than March […]

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2016 Area Animal Science Days

The 2016 Area Animal Science Days will be coming to your area again this summer. Dairy, Livestock and Horses are the headliners with some small animal offerings at the different sites. These events qualify for a meat animal educational credit and are fun learning events for new and experienced members. Dates and Locations are: June […]


Buffalo County 4-H Grows Here Clothing – Get Yours Now!

                  2016 Buffalo County 4-H Grows T-Shirt Order Form Please print the order form with one per family and return to UWEX by USPS mail to 407 S Second St, PO Box 276, Alma, WI 54610 by March 13.  Check only. Check should be made payable directly to JDS […]


S.O.S. For Wisconsin Military Kids HELP SEND A KID TO CAMP!

S.O.S. For Wisconsin Military Kids HELP SEND A KID TO CAMP! Those who serve our country in the military make many sacrifices, but how many of us really think about the sacrifices their children have to make? The children of fathers and mothers who serve in the armed forces experience many emotional challenges when their […]

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Summer 2016 Job Opportunities with UW-Extension

  Buffalo County UW-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for multiple summer intern positions at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool and at the Buffalo County UWEX Office. Applicants must have completed one year of post-secondary education and be returning to college in the Fall of 2016 to be eligible for hire.  More information is available at the […]


Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue

Date: June 20th, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Marten Center, Mondovi To register by June 1, please visit the Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue Google Registration Form   NEW At this year’s event youth and adults will get the opportunity to try some hands-on activities from the new Beyond the Needle STEAM Clothing 4-H […]


Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue

Date: July 11th, 2016 Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Event Location: Waumandee State Bank, Waumandee To register by June 15, 2016 please visit the 2016 Buffalo County Fair Foods Revue Google Form     NEW Youth and adults can participate in a just for fun food photography contest! There will be three categories appetizer, main dish and […]


Buffalo County 4-H Begins Evaluating Impact and Planning for Future

At the January 24 Youth and Adult Leader Training, Buffalo County 4-H leaders started a long-term planning process by gathering data about our impacts, our goals and our current demographics. We participated in Community Capitals ripple mapping, community mapping with local maps of Buffalo and Trempealeau County and responded to questions about strengths and limitations. […]

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Youth Leaders Needed for Service at Sunday Supper April 3

Are you a youth leader in grades 6-12 that is interested in giving back to our Buffalo County communities? The Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders Council will help prepare and serve the free Sunday Supper meal at the St. John Lutheran Church on April 3, 2016. We will need 6-10 youth and/or adults to help […]

Rachel Hovey of Lookout Legends 4-H and Megan Reinhardt of Cheerful Workers 4-H earned the top state 4-H Key Award.

Hovey, Reinhart Earn Wisconsin 4-H Key Award

  Rachel Hovey, daughter of Michelle and John Hovey of Gilmanton, and Megan Reinhardt, daughter of Lois and Paul Reinhardt of Nelson were selected as the Buffalo County Wisconsin 4-H Key Award winners for 2015.  The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest awards a 4-H member can receive, honors only a select group of […]


Winterfest at Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park Turtles will be hosting a “Winterfest” event at Merrick on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 3:30 PM. Activities include: a scavenger hunt, astronomy activities (stargazing with telescopes included), cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and hiking on two candle lit trails. The event will include a bonfire complete with hot-dogs and s’mores!

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Livestock Learning Webinar Series

2016 Livestock Learning Webinar Series These webinars may be utilized for 2nd educational credit for meat animal quality assurance (MAQA) for the Buffalo County Fair. UW-Extension and the UW Madison Animal Sciences Department will again be hosting a “Livestock Learning Webinar Series” starting in February 2016.  This series is best suited for older youth to gain animal project & issue […]


2016 State and National Program Adult Advisor Applications

State and national 4-H program delegates need your help. Their program is only as good as their Adult Advisors. Please forward this information to your county’s most enthusiastic and well-qualified volunteers. If you enjoy working with teens, collaborating with others as part of a unified leadership team, and experiencing another part of the country, consider […]


McCammon Brown Swiss Share A Heifer

The WI Brown Swiss Breeders Share-A-Heifer program which gave WI youth practical experience with cattle was spearheaded by Nelson McCammon. The Brown Swiss Breeders are asking the information for this program to be distributed to 4-H Dairy youth.  More information about this and other programs can be found at the Wisconsin Brown Swiss Association website at […]


Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association Share-a-Kid Contest

Cindy Hoehne ,coordinator for the Wisconsin Dairy Goat Association Share-a-Kid Contest requests your help in getting their Share-a-Kid Contest out to interested youth.  The contest is open to Wisconsin youth ages 10-17.   The youth write an essay about why they would like a goat and how they are going to take care of her.  We give away […]