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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa is Open for Campers!

Camp Kinnissippewa 4-H at Kiwanis Scout Camp 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! 2017 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Information and Online Registration Instructions 4-H Base Camps   June 14-16, 2017 Enjoy an outdoor adventure at the 2017 4-H […]

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Paid Internships in 4-H Youth Development Available for College Students in Summer 2017 – Apply Now!

Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for several 4-H Youth Development positions in the summer of 2017. Please review the following positions by clicking on the links below.   2017 4-H Summer Intern Position Description  1 position available in Alma, WI 2017 UW-Extension Summer Fair Intern Position Description 1 position available in Alma, […]

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4HOnline Animal Identification for FairEntry

      If you’d like to get a head start on uploading your animal information for the Buffalo County Fair, here’s your chance. All animal information for 4-H members must be in 4HOnline by May 1, 2017. Meat animals will add information shortly after weigh-in takes place in February or April.   Getting Started […]

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Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Date Set

All meat animal exhibitors must complete the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Level III training every year to be eligible to sell their animal(s) at the Buffalo County Fair.  The training will be offered on Monday, March 27, 2017 in three locations.  The training will take place at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma and […]

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Hill & Hollow 4-H Club Tries ‘Helping Hands’ at Geocaching

The Hill & Hollow Helping Hands 4-H Club planned to spend the day at Bruce Mound on Sunday, February 19, 2017, but with a 60 degree day and  no snow 4-H members made an alternative plan. The 4-H club participated in a geocaching adventure at Winona, MN Lake Lodge Park. Youth and adults had a […]

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The World is Waiting for YOU to Explore!

The life changing opportunity to host a Norwegian or Costa Rican Exchange Student or Chaperone this summer is almost up!  Applications to host are due before February 28th. Through 4-H International Exchanges, we hope to increase the friendship and understanding between people in Wisconsin and other countries and to help our young people develop a global perspective and global […]

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Partnership Council Hosts Buffalo County 8th Grade Day

On February 15, 2016 at Mondovi and Alma Area Schools, eighth graders from all four school districts in Buffalo County participated in the fifth annual Eighth Grade Day. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC), a group of teachers, students, county agencies and community organizations that work to strengthen positive youth […]

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Badger Dairy Camp UW-Madison

JUNE 8-10, 2017 Attending Badger Dairy Camp is a great opportunity for campers to solidify their dairy fundamentals and get a jump  on  the  upcoming  judging and showing season. The level of instruction received at UW-Madison is second to none. Our dairy professionals have coached collegiate champion teams and exhibited All-Americans. Campers will START THEIR […]

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4-H Festival of Arts Features Performers from all over County

The 4-H Festival of Arts is an annual event sponsored by the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association and the Buffalo County Fair Association that allows 4-H youth to share their skills and talents by exhibiting in the following categories: arts, crafts, photography, marketing, communication arts (speaking), music and drama. Exhibitors received valuable feedback on how […]

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Scenic Rivers AHEC Offers Healthcare Career Camps Near You

Scenic Rivers Area Health Education Center Healthcare Career Camps Students 16 and older can apply to the following camps: La Crosse: June 18 – 21, 2017 Platteville: June 25 – 28, 2017 Camp fees are $95.00 per person. If you have questions or to apply, please visit our website.

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Expand your Family’s Horizons and Host an Exchange Student this Summer!

Is your family looking for something fun to do this summer? Why not host a student from Japan, Korea, Finland, Costa Rica or Mexico!  Wisconsin 4-H is offering the experience of a lifetime for 75 families to host youth and adults from around the world. These young people are anxiously waiting to get to know their new host family […]

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Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational Contest

Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational Contest March 4, 2017 UW-River Falls Agricultural Science Building 611 S 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022 Check-in: 8:30 am Contest: 9:00 am The Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational contest will offer competitions in: Horse Bow, Hippology, Posters, Drawings and Photography. Equine reproduction will be the topic of the guest […]

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4-H Horse Project Spring Round-Up

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 4-H Horse Project Spring Round-Up Sunday, March 12, 2017 1:15 p.m. Waumandee State Bank, Waumandee Horse/Horseless Horse project members and parents are encouraged to attend the Spring Round-Up.  Calendar of events, pony rides, special events and member recognition are a few of the topics to be discussed.  Plan to attend and learn […]

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County Fair Judges Training Webinar

The 2017 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 21 at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs.  Some of the topics to be covered are: […]

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Mondovi Library, MCYC Partnership Program Catapults to a Start

Awesome Afternoons at the Mondovi Public Library and Mondovi Community Youth Center catapulted to a great start on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The partnership between the Mondovi Library and MCYC allows elementary students in grades K-6 to spend two nights a week after school for the next five weeks engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

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SOS for Wisconsin 4-H Military Kids

Military service members make many sacrifices. And so do their children. Wisconsin 4-H Military Kids is a program that provides opportunities for service members and their families to partake in various outings including summer camps for children of military men and women. Approximately 75 children attend camps at Upham Woods in Wisconsin Dells each summer.

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What is your Drug & Alcohol IQ?

                  National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs. Take the 2017 National Drugs and Alcohol Week Challenge and see what your IQ is today!    

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Buffalo County Fair Premium Books Now Available

The 2017 Junior  Fair Premium book and the 2017 Open Class Premium books are now available for the Buffalo County Fair.  Take a moment to review the Junior Fair Rules and Livestock Rules for changes this year. The 2017 Buffalo County Fair is August 3-6, 2017. The Buffalo County Fair theme is Homemade, Homegrown Heroes. Additional information can be […]

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