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New Study Confirms Parental Happiness Gap in America

Why are American parents less happy than their counterparts in other developed countries across the world?  Family policies and extreme stress on parents just might be the key… To learn more, click the link below http://www.wpr.org/new-study-confirms-parental-happiness-gap  


Nutrition education Program changes to meet needs of new audiences

  FoodWIse is new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program. A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited […]


Wisconsin 4-H Foundation 2017 Scholarship Application Guidelines

Opportunity The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2017.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation via email by March 15, 2017. Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, […]


Buffalo / Pepin County Archery is on Target

                          4-H members from Pepin and Buffalo counties took aim as they participated in the 4-H Fun Archery Shoot on October 19 at the archery range at Silver Birch Park in Arkansaw, WI.  The objective of this program was to teach shooting skills, […]

Cheerful Workers 4-H club members are proud of the 4-H Week display they created.

Cheerful Workers are #4-H Grown

The Cheerful Workers met Sunday, October 2 for an outdoor meeting at the Lyster Parish Hall. We finished painting our 4-H clovers and letters on our board for the 4-H week display and then we all got measured for height.  While the paint dried, we held our business meeting and handed out the Watkins books for […]


Sixth Graders at CFC Discover Drones for National Youth Science Day

                Sixth graders in Mrs. Wendy Baures science class piloted a quadcopter!   National Youth Science Day experiment on October 18, 2016. Students in Mrs. Wendy Baures’ classroom practiced flying a “propcopter” (a stick propeller that works like a helicopter) and designed and engineered their own foam glider. Cochrane-Fountain […]


Badger Swine Symposium

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Swine Team and Wisconsin Pork Association (WPA) invite pork producers and industry to attend the 2016 Badger Swine Symposium. This year’s event will be held on Friday, November 4 at the UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm – Ag Technology Center, at 29200 University Farm Road, Platteville. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and […]


Gilmanton Students Discover Drones for National Youth Science Day

                                  Second, third and fourth grade students at Gilmanton Elementary discovered drones as part of the 4-H National Youth Science Day experiment on October 5, 2016. Students in Mrs. Michelle Hovey’s and Mrs. Jodi Brantner’s classrooms practiced flying a “propcopter” […]

Buffalo County Sheriff's Department Deputy Mike Osmond and Danielle Schalinske, Buffalo County Human Services Social Worker accept a $1500 donation for the Drug Endangered Children program from Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator on behalf of 4-H's countywide service-learning efforts.

4-H Partners with Buffalo County Drug Endangered Children Team

On October 18, 2016 the Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Program in Buffalo County accepted a $1574 check from the Buffalo County 4-H program. All fourteen 4-H clubs across Buffalo County participated in the 2016 Buffalo County 4-H Countywide Service-Learning Project in which members learned about the impacts children endangered by drugs experience. Over 400 4-H youth […]

Allison Bragger (left) and another Wisconsin delegate to National 4-H Dairy Conference at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.

Bragger Represents Wisconsin at National 4-H Dairy Conference

A delegation of Wisconsin 4-H’ers enjoyed several days of fun and learning during the 62nd annual National 4-H Dairy Conference on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, October 2-5, 2016. Allison Bragger of the Montana Pioneers 4-H Club in Buffalo County was one of only four Wisconsin youth representatives at the National 4-H Dairy […]

Cochrane-Fountain City Middle School

Youth Cover Buffalo Blue for Bullying Prevention Awareness

The first Monday of each October is Blue Shirt Day – World Day of Bullying Prevention, a Stomp Out Bullying national anti-bullying and cyberbullying prevention campaign. In Buffalo County, students from Alma, Gilmanton, Mondovi and Cochrane-Fountain City school districts wore blue shirts or painted their fingernails blue to show their local support. 2016 marks the […]


National Youth Science Day Drone Discovery Photo Gallery

The National Youth Science Day Drone Discovery experiment was an opportunity for youth in several 4-H clubs and across schools in Buffalo County test their own Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) prototypes! Youth participated in propcopter challenges, designed their own glider and some youth even piloted our quadcopter!   Photos of 3rd grade students piloting the quadcopter […]


American Spirit Educational Travel Experience

Written By Cassie Berg of Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club The summer of June 2016, I had the opportunity to go on the 4-H American Spirit Trip. We traveled out East to see amazing historical monuments, as well as other remarkable things! This trip was amazing, and filled with memories to last a lifetime! We left […]


Pokemon makes an appearance in Hilltop Climbers 4-H marketing

Hilltop Climbers 4-H club met on Sunday September 11, 2016 at Marty and Kelly Lee’s farm.  Before the meeting, Kira Lee and Shea DeWitt did a demonstration on their horses.  The meeting was then called to 2:46pm by president Abby George. The pledges were said and the treasurer’s report was read a accepted.  There wasn’t […]