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Countywide Service Learning Project for Drug Endangered Children

    The Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Program in Buffalo County is the partnering organization for the 2016 Buffalo County 4-H Countywide Service-Learning Project. 4-H Clubs across the county have plans to learn about the impacts children endangered by drugs experience while creating comfort bags for them. The comfort bags contain items, including clothing, pillow, […]


Area Youth Gain Skills in Child Care Clinic Summer Series

  More than sixty Buffalo County youth, ages eleven and older, have recently completed the  UW-Extension Child Care Clinic trainings.  Students in the class learned about caring for themselves and other children safely and responsibly.  Topics included: leadership, responsible decision-making, problem solving, ages and stages of child development, toys and games, child abuse prevention, and […]


Krzyszton Shares U.S. Space Camp Experience

Philip Krzyszton of B-BC 4-H Club shares his reflection on his 4-H educational travel experience to U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. “Anyone who gets the opportunity to take the trip to Space Camp should go there. It is an amazing experience. A participant learns so much about space travel, space craft, and how to […]

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4-H Members Picture Their Success at UW-Madison

Buffalo County 4-H members were just a few of the hundreds of 4-H youth who attended the 96th annual Wisconsin 4-H & Youth Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus June 20 – 23, 2016. Lindsey Berg, Amy Losinski and Barbara Dittrich joined over 500 other young people representing UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program in […]


Lightning Up the Runway – 4-H Clothing Revue is “Sew Electric”

The Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue was held at the Marten Center in Mondovi on June 20, 2016. Youth constructed and modeled their own garments and accessories. Judge was Cyndy Jacoby from Trempealeau County. Can you feel the electricity in the air? It’s not the weather, it’s the excitement of completing the 4-H Clothing Revue 2016. […]


4-H Members Discover Diversity in Iowa

Eight 4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties spent three days in Dubuque and Davenport, Iowa discovering diversity and learning more about themselves as part of the Finding Interesting Varieties in Everyone (FIVE) trip for sixth, seventh and eighth graders. The purpose of the program is to enable youth to recognize and discuss how […]

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4-H Barn Quilt Auction! Saturday June 25th, 2016

The Buffalo County 4-H Barn Quilt Auction will be taking place during the Buffalo County Dairy Breakfast on Saturday June 25th, 2016 at Heike Farms located one mile north of Mondovi on Hwy 37.  The auction is set to begin at 10:00am. Don’t miss your opportunity to own one of these hand crafted, brightly colored […]

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Livestock Educational Clinic

Monday July 18th, 2016 will be the Livestock Educational Clinic.  The clinic will focus on meat cut identification, quality and evaluation.  This clinic can be utilized as a second educational credit for the Buffalo County Fair Junior Meat Animal Sale requirements.  This is NOT an MAQA clinic.  There will be two times and locations for […]


Buffalo County Dairy Breakfast

Mark your calendars to attend the 32nd Annual Buffalo County Dairy Breakfast and  show your support to the Buffalo County 4-H Program and to the Buffalo County Dairy Promotions Committee. The Buffalo County Dairy Breakfast will be Saturday, June 25th – 7:00am – 11:30am located at Heike Farms, one mile north of Mondovi on Hwy […]


4-H Dog Project Training Classes for 2016

When: Sunday evenings at 6:00 pm (weather permitting)  Where: Reick’s Lake Park in Alma  Cost: donations accepted  Starting Sunday 6/12 Bring:  Choke chain collar, Flat leash (6ft is ideal), Water and pail for dog, Waste removal gear (poo bags), Showmanship leash, Proof of current vaccinations (Rabies +) Will need a copy for the records., Lawn […]

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Newest Barn Quilt in Buffalo County

The BBC 4-H Club has been busy working on their Service Learning Projects.  They decided to incorporate two Buffalo County 4-H Countywide Service Learning projects into one.   The barn that is displaying this Barn Quilt also doubles as the Little Free Library for the community of Buffalo City, WI.  This tiny, but mighty Barn Quilt not only promotes […]


Marlin Subra Speaks to Montana Pioneers 4-H About Meat Animals

On Monday, May 16, 2016 the Montana Pioneers 4- H club welcomed Marlin Subra to their club meeting. As a former beef, swine, goat, and sheep judge for the Buffalo County Fair, Marlin provided members with knowledge and skills related to care and management of their animals, giving a strong live show presence and how to develop […]


Newest Little Free Library in Buffalo County

Buffalo City Park in Buffalo City, Wisconsin is the newest site to host a Little Free  Library. This Little Free Library also serves as the smallest Barn Quilt in Buffalo County!  The Barn Quilt and Little Free Library are featured on our 4-H Youth Development Service Learning webpages.  Thank you to the BBC 4-H Club for […]


Buffalo / Trempealeau Summer Science Camp

What is Summer Science Camp all about? This 3rd annual 1st-5th-grade camp is a convenient and affordable option to provide your children with an exciting, educational, and well-supervised science adventure! If you find your child struggling with science in the classroom (or loving it!) then this is the perfect opportunity for them to explore the […]


4-H Horse Clinic Develops Young Riders

On May 14, 2016 a Buffalo County 4-H Horsemanship Clinic was conducted at the Midnight Riders Arena in Mondovi, WI.  There were two clinicians that were brought in to coach young people and develop their grooming, showing and riding skills. Tammy Olson, Western clinician, is from Friedli Performance Horses where she is an instructor and […]


4-H Clubs to Create Newest Cedar Crest Ice Cream Flavor

  Cedar Crest Ice Cream of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation announce a contest to create the next Cedar Crest Ice Cream flavor.  More than 1600 Wisconsin 4-H clubs are eligible to create and submit a flavor ‘recipe’ with the top clubs named as finalists and the top flavor produced for summer 2017. […]


Upcoming Buffalo County 4-H Horse Events

        2016 Buffalo County Equine Project Calendar of Events March 13th –  Project Kick-Off meeting- 1:30 pm at Waumandee State Bank – Waumandee, WI April 15th – 17th – Midwest Horse Fair- Alliant Energy Center-  Madison April 22nd – 24th – MN Horse Expo- Mn. State Fairgrounds- St. Paul May 1st– Trempealeau Co. Horse Camp Registrations […]