5K Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest

NEW to the Buffalo County Fair this year is a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, August 6th. The Buffalo County Fair Association is reaching out to all FFA chapters and 4-H clubs to help design the first annual Buffalo County Fair 5K T-shirt.  The T-shirt design should include the Fair theme, “Homemade, Homegrown, Heroes”.  All […]

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2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum

The National 4-H Volunteer e-forum is discussion and training for staff, volunteers and leaders interested in developing their skills in working with young people through 4-H youth development.

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Raise Your Hand Wisconsin 4-H

Calling all 4-H alums! You can do a world of good for Wisconsin 4-H’ers in just a few clicks. Show your 4-H pride by filling out the form at http://4-h.org/raise-your-hand/. By doing this, you “raise your hand” as someone who’s experienced the benefits of 4-H. The more hands raised, the better the chance Wisconsin 4-H […]

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2017 Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation

The Blue Ribbon Sale of Champions Foundation announces that it is awarding $30,000 in Scholarship Awards. Twenty-six awards will be offered in the form of five $2000 scholarships, six $1500 scholarships, seven $1000 scholarships and eight $500 scholarships. Scholarship Applications will be accepted beginning on March 1, 2017 through midnight on April 15, 2017. The […]

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Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Date Set

All meat animal exhibitors must complete the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) Level III training every year to be eligible to sell their animal(s) at the Buffalo County Fair.  The training will be offered on Monday, March 27, 2017 in three locations.  The training will take place at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma and […]

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Badger Dairy Camp UW-Madison

JUNE 8-10, 2017 Attending Badger Dairy Camp is a great opportunity for campers to solidify their dairy fundamentals and get a jump  on  the  upcoming  judging and showing season. The level of instruction received at UW-Madison is second to none. Our dairy professionals have coached collegiate champion teams and exhibited All-Americans. Campers will START THEIR […]

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Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational Contest

Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational Contest March 4, 2017 UW-River Falls Agricultural Science Building 611 S 3rd St, River Falls, WI 54022 Check-in: 8:30 am Contest: 9:00 am The Northwest WI 4-H Horse Educational contest will offer competitions in: Horse Bow, Hippology, Posters, Drawings and Photography. Equine reproduction will be the topic of the guest […]

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4-H Horse Project Spring Round-Up

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! 4-H Horse Project Spring Round-Up Sunday, March 12, 2017 1:15 p.m. Waumandee State Bank, Waumandee Horse/Horseless Horse project members and parents are encouraged to attend the Spring Round-Up.  Calendar of events, pony rides, special events and member recognition are a few of the topics to be discussed.  Plan to attend and learn […]

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County Fair Judges Training Webinar

The 2017 Fair Judges Training Webinar will be held on March 21 at 6:00 p.m. and is geared for new county fair judges as well as judges that would like to be updated on the general principles of what it takes to judge at Wisconsin County Fairs.  Some of the topics to be covered are: […]

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Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD)

Starting January 1, 2017, medically important antimicrobials in medicated feed will become veterinary feed directive (VFD) drugs, and the resulting VFD feed must be authorized by a licensed veterinarian and distributed and used in compliance with the VFD regulation. Also, animal producers will no longer be able to use these VFD feeds for growth promotion […]

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Perspectives on Buffalo County’s Labor Force

Matt Kures; University of Wisconsin-Extension; Center for Community and Economic Development recently put together a presentation on the current labor force in Buffalo County and the region.  To see the complete report to go: buffalo_labor_force_april_2016 buffalo_labor_force_april_2016  This report is part of an Economic Development Administration grant that Buffalo County has secured.

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