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Discover our STEM Toolkits for Free Today!

The University of Wisconsin- Extension, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development is interested in supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and science-inquiry with STEM Discovery Toolkits. According to the National Education Association, students should have access to STEM related education that is interactive and helps develop 21st century skills. With STEM and the common core […]


Contribute Your Suggestions to the 2015 Buffalo County Fair Premium Book

The University of Wisconsin – Extension and Buffalo County Fair Association invite you to submit your suggestions for changes to the 2015 Buffalo County Fair Premium Book. We are seeking suggestions that will help better the exhibition process for youth and adult Fair entrants. Your feedback is important in strengthening our Buffalo County Fair experience. If […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Celebrates 100 Years with 100 Leaders

Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development has spent 2014 celebrating 100 years of positive youth development programming in Wisconsin. Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world. Wisconsin 4-H programs continue to emphasize lifelong learning and a strong connection with […]

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2015 4-H Youth Service-Learning Trip Pledge Drive

Help us get to our $10,000 goal so we can help others! Twenty youth and adults in Buffalo, Pepin, and Pierce County 4-H are   travelling to  volunteer and complete service-learning projects for those living in poverty in Hawaii on June 20-27, 2015. We plan to work with a   local church youth group to make the biggest […]


2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification

New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID identification program for Wisconsin County and State Fairs.  […]


2015 State 4-H Livestock and Skillathon Contest Information

The WI State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl and Skillathon contests will be held together on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at UW Madison Animal Sciences Building, Madison, WI.  Deadline for registration, in the office, is Friday, Feb 27, 2015.  Not postmarked Feb 27th.  The cost is $10 per youth.   Registration starts at 9 a.m., competitions begin […]


Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Scholarship

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award three $1,000 scholarships, for use during the second semester of the 2015-16 school year, to third or fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Two additional $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school seniors planning to […]

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4-H Art Beat! Registration

It’s time to start thinking about 4-H ArtBeat! 4-H Art Beat! was created for 4-H members in grades 3-5 and their parents and leaders and is the introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication! ArtBeat! will be held March 20 and 21, 2015, at our State 4-H Camp, Upham Woods in the Wisconsin Dells. […]

4-H Afterschool members organized the winter apparel donations for the Pine River Indian Reservation.

4-H Helped Families Living in Poverty in South Dakota

BBC 4-H and Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool hosted a winter clothing drive for members of the Pine Ridge Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Pine Ridge is the eighth-largest reservation in the United States and it is the poorest. Reservation access to health care is limited and unemployment hovers around 85%. Many of the families […]


4-H Afterschool at Cochrane-Fountain City School Accepting Applications for New Assistant Program Coordinator

4-H Afterschool at Cochrane-Fountain City School is now accepting applications for a new Assistant Program Coordinator starting January 2015.    Title:                                       C-FC 4-H Afterschool Assistant Program Coordinator   Office Location:                    Cochrane Fountain City School, Fountain City, WI   Employment Period:            Spring Semester 2015; Tuesday & Thursday afternoons at 3:00pm – 6:00pm Option […]


4-H Afterschool Students Engage in STEM Discovery Days

During late November and early December, students at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool participated in two Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Discovery Days. STEM inquiry activities are designed to engage students in critical thinking and problem solving learning experiences that are applied to real world situations. Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie […]

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MCYC Students Engage in STEM Discovery Days

During late November and early December, students at the Mondovi Community Youth Center (MCYC) participated in three Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Discovery Days. STEM inquiry activities are designed to engage students in critical thinking and problem solving learning experiences that are applied to real world situations. Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development […]

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State 4-H Group On-line Application Form is up and ready to go!

Attention all 4-Her’s in grades 9-13 interested in participating in one of Wisconsin’s State 4-H Arts Groups for 2015.  4-H Art Team, 4-H Showcase Singers, 4-H Drama Company and 4-H Press Team can all be applied for on-line at:  http://wi.4honline.com Information, Job Descriptions, Photos, Video and Timelines can all be found on our new WordPress […]


Host a 4-H International Teen Next Summer or School Year!

¡Hola! Konnichiwa! Hei! Annyeong! Welcome a Young Person from Argentina, Japan, Mexico, Norway, or South Korea into Your Life Next Summer! Add a great big handful of excitement to your home next summer by hosting an Argentine, Mexican, Japanese, Norwegian, or South Korean young person for one month! You could be a host! If you […]

Students take their own lip prints as part of a 4-H Forensic Science activity.

MCYC Students Engage in STEM Discovery Day

MCYC members spent the afternoon of December 3, 2014 exploring forensic science inquiry projects. Students created their own lip and finger prints learning about the uniqueness of each individual. Then they determined which person was responsible for the crime utilizing ink chromatography.    


2015 Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry.   4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 scholarship used to offset […]


Farm Bill ARC & PLC Program

I have unloaded the presentation given in Buffalo County by Paul Mitchell, UW-Extension Ag Grain Policy Specialist.  It gives a good background to the program.  I also have included links to some other very good presentations on the Farm Bill program. Farm Bill 2014 Pierce Buff http://farmbilltoolbox.farmdoc.illinois.edu/  The University of IL was contracted by the […]