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Buffalo County Host for Statewide Ag Innovators Challenge Kickoff – Register Today!

4-H Ag Innovators Experience About the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience  The 4-H Ag Innovators Experience presents an annual interactive activity that challenges young people to apply critical thinking and STEM skills to address a real-world agriculture challenge. The program was developed by National 4-H Council and Monsanto to help develop critical workforce skills in young people, […]

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Clover College – March 22

  Event Information Location: Alma Courthouse Date: March 22nd, 2015 Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm Cost:  $5 per person or $20 per family maximum   To Register by March 16 go to the following link: http://goo.gl/forms/kDPKecY3ve The youth leaders signed up to co-teach to date are Kaylie Tollefson, Lavander Plank and Deanna Wiersgalla. Session 1             1:15 – 2:30 Session […]

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Buffalo County Implements of Husbandry Meeting – Compliance for Farmers

Implements of Husbandry (IOH) rules were changed in 2014 by the State of Wisconsin in Act 377.  These are the rules that govern farm implements on public roadways.  Rule changes will be discussed at a meeting on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at Lindstrom Equipment in Waumandee.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm.  Information will […]

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2015 YELL Conference

Additional information is available at http://buffalo.uwex.edu/yell/ Yell Poster 2015 YELL is an annual conference for youth in grades 6-12 to strengthen leadership skills with peers from across Western Wisconsin! YELL (Youth Engaged in Learning about Leadership) Conference April 18, 2015 9:00 a.m. —  3:30 p.m. UW-Eau Claire Campus Cost: $20 Agenda: 9:00-9:45 am Welcome 9:45-11:45 am […]

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2015 Summer Internships Opportunities with UW-Extension, 4-H Afterschool & MCYC

      Buffalo County UW-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for multiple summer intern positions. Positions will be available for position description for a UWEX 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern, a UWEX Fair Summer Intern, and Summer Program Coordinators at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool and Mondovi Community Youth Center. Applicants must have completed one year of […]

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Buffalo / Pepin County 4-H Shooting Sports Photo Gallery

    Photos feature Wyatt and Hailey Johnson and Emma Myren Jim Schonke Air Rifle Instructor and Isaac Mitchell, Youth Leader   4-H members from Pepin and Buffalo counties took aim as they participated in the first session in a series of air rifle trainings.   The objective of this program is to teach shooting skills, safety, […]

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Karissa O'Connell of Lookout Legends 4-H received the Best of Show ribbon for her craft exhibit.

4-H Festival of Arts Results

4-H Festival of Arts features local performers and artists 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), […]

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Choices: Now and Later Theme of Buffalo County 8th Grade Day

On February 23, 2015 at Cochrane-Fountain City School all eighth graders in Buffalo County participated from all four school districts in the fourth annual Eighth Grade Day. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, a group of teachers, students, county agencies, and community organizations that work to strengthen positive youth and family […]

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Shooting Sports Certification Workshops Announced

Statewide Shooting Sports Leader Certification workshops will be held in April, May and September this year. Certification workshops teach leaders how to conduct safe, supervised, shooting experiences for 4-H members enrolled in shooting sports projects. All Shooting Sports leaders must complete a 12-hour workshop to be certified. After that, leaders may be eligible for an […]

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Golden Hornets 4-H February Meeting

Golden Hornets 4-H February 8, 2015 Girls: 11 Boys: 6 Leaders: 3 Visitors: 6 The meeting was called to order at 4:10 by Kaylie Tollefson. The new members were introduced and the pledges read. Secretary’s report was read and approved. Treasurer’s report was read and approved, we have $1526.40 in our account. The thank you […]

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Targhee Flock Giveaway

The Wisconsin Junior Targhee Sheep Association will again be giving away a starter flock of three Targhee ewes in 2015 to a lucky Wisconsin youth. Applicants must be aged 12 to 17 as of January 1, 2015, must be a resident of Wisconsin, and must not currently raise Targhee sheep. The winner must also be […]

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SHAYR-A-Heifer Program

The Wisconsin Ayrshire Breeders Association (WABA) are now accepting applications for its 2015 Shayr-A-Heifer Program. The Shayr-A-Heifer Program is designed to give young people the opportunity to work with a Registered Ayrshire as their project animal.  Ownership will be on a 50/50 basis between the qualified youth and the WABA.  If selected youth will need […]

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Barron County 4-H Tack Swap & Horse Expo

Barron County 4-H will host their 12th Annual Tack Swap & Horse Expo on March 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Barron Area Community Center in Barron.  There will be seminars, workshops, a hippology contest, vendors and silent auction items.  Concessions on site; admission is free.   Please see the.Barron County Horse Expo […]

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State 4-H I Want to Know! Camp for Middle School Youth

April 24-25, 2015 Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center Wisconsin Dells, WI Grades 6-8 6 pm arrival | 4 pm departure $55 – Includes meals, lodging, t-shirt, and supplies Do you like science, technology or engineering? Have you always wanted to know what makes things work? Would you like to do cool, hands-on experiments—including activities in […]

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State 4-H Arts Camp for Middle School Youth

The statewide 4-H Arts Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders is scheduled for October 3-4, 2015 at Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells. Youth will get together to explore and participate in the exciting world of the arts: theatre and drama, photography, communication, music, visual art and more! Campers will learn plenty of creative ideas […]

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Camper Registration

  4-H Camp with Pierce, Pepin, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties June 10-12, 2015 Campers in grades 3-8 Located at Kiwanis Scout Camp at Marine on St. Croix, MN $100 per camper (The real cost of camp is $120. $20 of each Buffalo County 4-H camper fee is paid by 4-H Leaders!) Register by April 1, […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H February Meeting

Hilltop Climbers 4-H club met on Sunday, February 08, 2015 at 4:00pm at the Marten Center in Mondovi.  Abby and Allison George did an origami presentation at 4:05 before the meeting.  They had step-by-step instructions to teach us.  Then president Abby George called the meeting to order at 4:35pm.  The flag pledges were said and […]

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UW-Extension Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign 2/2, 6/6, 10/10

By law, you can obtain three free credit reports each year. The information in your credit report affects your life in important ways–your ability to get a loan, how much you pay for credit and insurance, obtaining a job, renting a house or apartment, and preventing identity theft. It is important to check your report […]

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