Buffalo County Fair Reminders

Buffalo County Fair-August 3-6 Reminders: Fair Entry Tags Fair Entry Tags will be available for pick up by club leaders/advisors from the UW-Extension Office on July 14th. Please distribute to members promptly and ask them to review. Any corrections need to be made by Monday, July 24th. Changes will not be allowed on entry day of […]

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New Online Opportunities Additional Educational Requirement

All meat animal exhibitors must complete one education session in addition to the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) training every year in order to be eligible to sell their animal(s) at the Buffalo County Fair. For more details, please review items 2 and 3 in the Buffalo County Junior Livestock Committee Sale Rules located on the […]

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Data Tells More about Rural Buffalo County

In a report released today (5/18/2017) via the multimedia news platform, WisContext.org, APL researchers Malia Jones and Mitchell Ewald explore the multidimensional and complex ways in which “rural” is defined and measured. Jones and Ewald try to pinpoint exactly where the urban-rural divide lies in Wisconsin. A series of detailed maps highlights 5 official definitions of rurality […]

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Meet our 2017 UW-Extension Summer Interns

     Hi, I’m Cassie Kees. I grew up on a dairy farm in Mondovi, WI, the largest city in Buffalo County, as well as the home of the Buffalo County Fair! I joined the Lucky 16 4-H Club when I was in kindergarten, starting as a Cloverbud, and continued being an active member until I was […]

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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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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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