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4-H Afterschool Program Coordinator, Mackenzie Halverson, works with Kylie Broxson to test the ramp she designed for the National Youth Science Day Experiment.

4-H Afterschool Participated in World’s Largest Science Experiment Exploring the Math of Distracted Driving

Youth at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool joined hundreds of thousands of youth across the world in leading the eighth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) experiment. This year’s experiment, called “Motion Commotion,” combined a speeding car collision and a distracted driving demonstration in a simulated activity that investigated the physical and human factors […]

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Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court To Host State Conference

The Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court is excited to host the 2015 Wisconsin Teen Court Association State Conference in Menomonie, WI on October 23, 2015. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from Judges, Law Enforcement, Representatives from Drug Endangered Children Task Force, and Current and Former Teen Court Youth. Are you a Teen Court […]


4-H Grows Here

  National 4-H Week October 4-10, 2015 Are you looking for a quick and easy way to tell others about 4-H during National 4-H Week? Try using our new national campaign language—  “4-H grows confident, capable, and caring kids with the life skills to thrive in today’s world and succeed in their boldest dreams for […]

Buffalo county 4-H youth leaders stand where the stream they helped restore meets the Pacific Ocean.

2016 4-H Trip Opportunities & 4-H Resumes

Trip and Event Opportunity dates for 2016 NEW in 2016 Western Spirit: June 22-July 2, 2016 The Western Spirit Trip is a Northwest and Southwest Regions bus travel experience to Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Jewel National Cave, Yellowstone, Grand Teton and more throughout the Western United States. On the trip, youth will participate in educational activities […]


Apply to be a Youth Director on the Buffalo County Fair Association

The Buffalo County Fair Association is seeking applications for a youth director. Please review the Position Description at  Buffalo County Agricultural Fair Association Youth Director Interested applicants in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply by submitting a resume and an interest paragraph stating why applicant is interested in serving on the Buffalo County Fair Association […]

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New State 4-H Membership Rules May Affect You

The statewide Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Policies have been updated effective September 1, 2015. Membership 4-H membership is open to all youth beginning in 5K (five-year-old Kindergarten) through one year beyond high school graduation and not to extend beyond the age of 19 at the time of enrollment. Cloverbud Project – Youth in 5K – 2nd […]

Alliance Bank President, Frank Servais, presents Abby George, President of Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council and Annie Lisowski, 4-H Youth Development Educator with a check for service-learning.

Jeans Means More 4-H Service-Learning

4-H members in Buffalo County will have additional dollars to complete necessary service-learning projects in 2016 thanks to Alliance Bank employees and their jeans. Abby George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club and President of the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders Council applied for the Jeans for Charity donations earlier this year to help financially support […]


Recognizing 4-H Adult Volunteers for Years of Service

As we celebrate National 4-H Week and the ways 4-H has empowered youth and adults to grow character, confidence, resilience, compassion, courage, and creativity to make a difference in lives and communities, we also recognize and appreciate the service of our adult 4-H Volunteers Thank you for your service to the Buffalo County 4-H program. […]


Cochrane-Fountain City Sixth Graders Create Motion Commotion

      Youth in Mrs. Wendy Baures’ sixth grade science classes at Cochrane-Fountain City Schools constructed a roadway to analyze the speed, momentum, and kinetic energy of a car in motion and explored the science of Newton’s Laws of Motion behind a car’s collision. Students also tested and calculated their reaction time with and […]

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Buffalo County Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award Applications

The James W. Crowley 4-H Dairy Leadership Award program provides recognition to youth who have excelled in their dairy project. The James W. Crowley Dairy Management and Extension Fund is the sponsor of this award.  We are pleased to name the award in honor and memory of James W. Crowley, longtime Extension Dairy Specialist and […]

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4-H Youth Council selects their peers to lead

The Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders conducted their September meeting on Sunday, September 20th at 3:00pm. Members played get to know you games and discussed the concept of first generation 4-H members and how to help them feel more welcomed at 4-H club meetings. Members also discussed National 4-H week and the theme 4-H Grows […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Elects Officers

Hilltop Climbers 4-H club met on Sunday September 13th, 2015 at Kevin and Natasha Riser’s house.  The meeting was called to order at 2:30pm by president Abby George.  The flag pledges were said and the secretary’s report were read and accepted.  The treasures report was also read and accepted. For Old Business, we thanked the […]


Go global with 4-H International immersion programs in 2016!

Interested in exploring all the world has to offer? If so, 4-H International programs are for you! Here is your chance to learn about the world by immersing yourself in daily life as a member of a family in a different country. By participating in a homestay instead of traveling as a tourist you’ll have […]


Check out our latest Buffalo County 4-H brochure

With over 100 adult volunteers and more than 450 youth members, the    Buffalo County 4-H program supports young people from elementary school through high school with programs designed to grow confident, capable, and caring youth with the life skills to thrive in today’s world and succeed in their boldest dreams for tomorrow. Working in partnership […]


Are you a graduating 4-H member? $500 could be yours!

Congratulations, in just a few short months you will be graduating from high school and from Buffalo County 4-H! And, the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association is offering you the opportunity to apply for one of up to four $500 scholarships that can help you in your next step at a technical college or university! […]