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State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl & Management Contest

The Wisconsin 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl and Dairy Management contest will take place on Saturday, February 7th in Portage, WI.  Registrations for this event are due by January 15th, 2015. This year the contest will be moving back to the John Muir Elementary School due to a scheduling conflict with ACT testing which will be […]


4-H Youth Leaders Met in November

The Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council met on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Buffalo County Courthouse. The meeting was called to order by President Abby George. The pledges were recited and the treasurer’s report was read. The first item on the agenda Clover College. Those who helped out and also attended […]


4-H Afterschool Members Engage in STEM Discovery Day

4-H Afterschool members spent the afternoon exploring three different science inquiry projects. They developed compound eyes just like insects, learned about the shapes of animal viruses and created one of their own, and learned about combustion as we set off matchstick rockets.  

Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club members were a few of the members that interviewed for 4-H Awards, Trips and Scholarships on November 16.

4-H Youth Leaders Interview and Offered Travel Opportunities

   4-H Leaders and interviewers meet on Sunday, November 16 to make 2015 trip and award selections: Please see below for those offered the opportunity to participate:   Ashley Auer American Spirit Briar Putz American Spirit Sawyer Gibson American Spirit Allison Bragger American Spirit (1st Alternate) Miriam Ellis American Spirit (3rd Alternate) Rachel Hovey Citizenship […]


Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders T-shirts

  We are ordering 4-H T-shirts for youth leader council members. If you would like one please email Annie Lisowski by Monday, December 15 along with your shirt size. The shirt will be green and read “Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders”. Cost is $10. (Youth Council will pay for shipping costs). Please make checks payable […]

Michele Loesel (left) of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club received the top 4-H adult leadership honor on November 16 for her club and county engagement and work advocating for young people.

Loesel Honored as 4-H Volunteer of the Year

Michele Loesel of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club in Alma was awarded the 4-H Volunteer of the Year Award by 4-H Leaders Association President, Patty George, on November 16, 2014 at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. The Volunteer of the Year Award typically recognizes a 4-H Leader who has gone “above and beyond” their 4-H […]

Penny Pronschinske of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club received the 4-H Alumni Award for her swine project leadership on the county level.

Pronschinske, Erickson Recognized as 4-H Alumni

The 4-H Alumni Award traditionally recognizes a 4-H alumni and current volunteer that has made an educational impact on the lives of 4-H members. This award is also awarded to outstanding 4-H volunteers, leaders, or community members who are dedicated to the Buffalo County 4-H program. On November 16, 2014 the Buffalo County 4-H Alumni […]

Grace Pichler of Hilltop Climbers 4-H was a featured performer at the first induction ceremony for the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells on November 15, 2014.

Pichler Featured Performer at Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame

              The University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Program inducted 100 laureates into the brand-new Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame Saturday, November 15 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony was the last statewide event celebrating 100 years of 4-H in Wisconsin. […]


2015 4-H Art Lab

The 4-H Art Lab will be held January 30-31, 2015, at our State 4-H Environmental Center, Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells. The registration deadline is January 6, 2015.  The registration fee is $50.00.  4-H Art Lab is sponsored by 4-H Arts and Communications. The mission of the Art Lab is to provide an in-depth and […]


4-H Livestock Record App Now Available on iTunes!

  Search for “4-H Livestock Record” on iTunes to download for free on iPhone or iPad! Do you agonize over 4-H record keeping? Now you can organize your market livestock project information on your iPhone or iPad and send customized reports right to your email inbox. • Track your 4-H’ers and their individual livestock project […]


Buffalo Bulletin November 4-H e-Newsletter

Happy 100 Years Wisconsin 4-H! Wisconsin 4-H celebrates its centennial this year and on November 15 the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame and Centennial Gala will take place at the State 4-H Fall Forum for youth and adult leaders. Several Buffalo County 4-H members will help roll in the next 100 years at this leadership […]

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Cafferty wins Buffalo County 4-H Crowley Dairy Leadership Award

Amber Cafferty, a member of the Hill & Hollow Helping Hands 4-H Club and a student at Cochrane-Fountain City high school, has won the Buffalo County 4-H Crowley Leadership Award for 2014. As a county winner, Cafferty received a commemorative engraved medallion and the chance to compete for state-level awards, including a chance to compete […]

Golden Hornets 4-H members held a costume contest at their November meeting. The older youth selected Jacob Guenther as the ultimate costume, while Deanna Wiersgalla won for the older youth.

Golden Hornets 4-H Club Costume Contest

Before the meeting was called to order Jenell Gibson, from Western Dairy Land, talked about families in need and giving donations. We gave donations to the cause. The meeting was called to order at 4:32 by Erin Putz. The pledges were led by Chase Kamrowski. The secretary’s report was read and approved. Treasurers report was […]


2015 State and National Program Adult Advisor Applications

Applications for 2015 state and national 4-H outreach program volunteer and staff Adult Advisors are available at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/volunteers/index.cfm. If you enjoy working with teens, collaborating with others as part of a unified leadership team, and experiencing another part of the country, consider applying to serve as an Adult Advisor to Space Camp, Huntsville, AL; Citizenship […]


Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship application time is just around the corner!! The 4-H Foundation provides a number of scholarships to deserving 4-H members who are continuing their education at an institution of higher education.  The process for applying is being updated, but we can tell you that information about the application process will be on the 4-H Foundation […]