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#teachlearnleadserve at the Buffalo County Fair

I am looking forward to seeing you in just a few short days at the Buffalo County Fair! Each year as our day camps, overnight camp and pre-fair events like the Horse Show start to wind down and our Fair preparation ramps up into full swing, I try to take a few minutes to reflect […]


Cloverbuds and Exploring Schedule

  Cloverbud and Exploring Judging will take place in the Red Activity Building.  Please be sure to arrive approximately 15 minutes before your child’s scheduled time slot.  Each Cloverbud or Explorer should be prepared to answer questions from the judge related to the construction of their entries. After the exhibitor receives a ribbon, they are free […]

Elsie Pichler and Grace Pichler working together to create a nature print painting with vibrant colors.

Youngest 4-H members solve the mysteries of nature

                  On Thursday, July 9th, 2015, youth from around the Mondovi area gathered at Mirror Lake Park for a day of mysterious fun at the 2015 4-H Cloverbud and Explorer Day Camp.  This year’s camp was a great success!  Taking part in the “Mysteries of Nature” day […]

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2015 Herdsmanship Schedule

The 2015 Herdsmanship Schedule is now available.  Click here. Please keep in mind that the Judge from your club needs to be 9th grade or older, a Leader, or a parent from your club.    


Buffalo County Fair & 4-H Horse Show Results

        2015 Buffalo County Fair, 4-H Horse Show On the warm day of July 18th, 2015 many trailers and exhibitors came to the Midnight Riders Arena on highway 37 near Mondovi, WI, to showcase their skills in and out of the saddle, at the 2015 Buffalo County 4-H Horse Show. The show […]

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Get your 4-H Promotional Items Today

The Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association will have  promotional items for sale at the fair. The items will be sold at the snack shack.  Don’t miss your oppertunity to own some of these items.   These items will also be available befroe the fair at the University of Wisconsin- Extensoin Office.   If interested stop by the University of Wisconsin- Extension Office, or […]

Briar Putz of Golden Hornets 4-H with other 4-H members from across Western Wisconsin on the 4-H American Spirit Trip in June.

American Spirit is High for 4-H Members’ Trip

  Briar Putz of Golden Hornets 4-H wrote of his 4-H American Spirit Trip experience: “This 4-H trip was really awesome and I am so glad that I was chosen as one of the delegates. We got to visit so many cities all over the Northeastern United States, including New York City, NY, Boston, MA, Gloucester, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Niagara […]

Foods Revue Judge Janet Bethke talks with young exhibitors about the After-school snacks they created.

Taste of the Clover 4-H Foods Revue

The Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue was held on July 13, 2015 at the Waumandee State Bank in Waumandee. The 4-H Foods Revue is an opportunity for 4-H youth to practice skills related to foods and nutrition, exhibit their food products and displays, and receive feedback from a qualified judges. The event included two classes […]


4-H Western District Gymkhana Show – Aug. 22, 2015

The 2015 4-H Western District Gymkhana Show will be hosted by the Barron County 4-H Horse Project.  The show will be at the Barron County Fair Grounds in Rice Lake, WI on Saturday Aug 22, 2015. The show is open to all 4-H and FFA Horse project members in good standing with their county project […]


Livestock Meeting Held

Biosecurity center of District Vet’s message to Livestock Fair Exhibitors University of Wisconsin-Extension of Buffalo County along with the Buffalo County Fair Association hosted an educational opportunity for 4-H and FFA livestock Fair exhibitors in Mondovi on July 7, 2015. Over 50 members and parents participated in the learning experience that featured Dr. Libby Balzer, […]


Pax shares her FIVE Diversity Trip Experience

My Experience on the FIVE Trip by Marissa Pax I went on the FIVE trip on July 1st. There were 5 other delegates who went from Pepin and Pierce Counties. After picking up supplies for ice cream in a bag, we went to the Hmoob center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. We introduced ourselves and then […]

Kokua means help in Hawaiian. Our 4-H youth helped to free the native plants at Koke'e State Park.

4-H Youth Leaders Serve Hawaiians in Poverty

 Youth leaders served meals to over 100 native Hawaiians living in poverty. Seventeen 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in a weeklong service-learning trip in the state of Hawaii June 20 – June 28, 2015. The purpose of the trip is to build teens’ youth leadership skills and appreciation for diversity, […]

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Citizenship focus of 4-H Washington, D.C. Experience

Reflection from Rachel Hovey, Lookout Legends 4-H Club I attended the third week of Citizenship Washington Focus. Eight states were in attendance totaling 250 4-H youth. All of the youth stayed at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. In groups of 4-Hers from around the country we debated many hot topics and each […]

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Fair Set-up & Clean-up

It’s Fair time once 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 Buffalo County Fair Association at noon for those who help. With the help of many, our Fairgrounds will be ready for the Fair in no time. […]


Mysteries of Nature Focus of 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

  Mysteries of Nature Focus of 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Nature, mysteries, and lots of forensic science fun marked the “Mysteries of Nature” theme of the 2015 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 10-12, 2015. Over 100 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s […]