2017 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships Applications Now Being Accepted

Madison, Wis. [January 1, 2017] – The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2017. Scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, academic performance and future educational goals. To be eligible for Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships, students must […]

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Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping Workshop

The Dunn County Beekeepers are presenting an “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping”. The workshop is designed to provide the basic information necessary to start beekeeping in Wisconsin. Participants will be guided through their first year of beekeeping. The workshop is intended for those who have no experience with bees and beekeeping. WHEN: Saturday, February 4, 2017, […]

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4-H Camp Counselors Job Openings!

    We would love for you to be a camp counselor at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa June 13-16, 2017! Submit a cover letter and application by March 6, 2017 and you can be part of our staff this year! 2017-Camp-Counselor-Application Camp-Counselor-Position-Description-2017 Have questions about what it means to be part our camp staff? Contact Annie […]

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4-H Afterschool 2017 Summer Program Registration Open until March 1

2017 4-H Afterschool Summer Calendar Flyer 2017 4-H Afterschool Summer Program Registration Students in Grades K-6 during 2017-18 school year June 5 to August 25, 2017 Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Students must bring their own sack lunch each day.  Morning and afternoon snacks are provided.  Families are required to provide some […]

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Paid Internships in 4-H Youth Development Available for College Students in Summer 2017 – Apply Now!

Buffalo County University of Wisconsin-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for several 4-H Youth Development positions in the summer of 2017. Please review the following positions by clicking on the links below.   2017 4-H Summer Intern Position Description  1 position available in Alma, WI 2017 UW-Extension Summer Fair Intern Position Description 1 position available in Alma, […]

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Results Show Mock Trials Valuable to Middle School Students

Each year Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court Co-Coordinators, Annie Lisowski and Marie Ritscher, offer learning opportunities to Teen Court panelists in order to grow their leadership experiences and practice their skills in advocating for and utilizing a restorative justice model in peer-to-peer hearings. Lisowski and Ritscher in previous years had used video mini-trainings, in […]

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4HOnline Animal Identification for FairEntry

      If you’d like to get a head start on uploading your animal information for the Buffalo County Fair, here’s your chance. All animal information for 4-H members must be in 4HOnline by May 1, 2017. Meat animals will add information shortly after weigh-in takes place in February or April.   Getting Started […]

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Mock Trial in Mondovi Asks Eighth Graders to Think Differently

In Buffalo County, 1 in 4 high school students report that they participate in underage drinking according to 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data. Over half of high school students in Buffalo County have had at least one drink of alcohol. Almost 20% of Buffalo County students started drinking alcohol before the age of 13. […]

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2017 MCYC Summer Program Registration

  2017-mcyc-summer-calendar-flyer 2017 MCYC Summer Program Registration Students in grades K-6 during 2016-17 school year Monday – Friday; June 12 – August 18;  7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Cost: $650 / per student for entire summer MOST FRIDAYS ARE FIELD TRIPS DAYS!   MCYC 2017 Summer Program Details The cost of the summer program will […]

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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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State 4-H Team On-line Application Form is up and ready to go!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by lynn.pfeiffer Attention all 4-Her’s in grades 9-13 interested in participating in one of Wisconsin’s State 4-H Arts Teams for 2017.  4-H Art Team, 4-H Communications Team, and 4-H Drama Company can all be applied for on-line at:  http://wi.4honline.com Information, Job Descriptions, Photos, Video and Timelines can all be found […]

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4-H Award Trips Offered

4-H resume’ interviews were conducted November 13, 2016. Two interview teams challenged and encouraged 4-H members participating in the interview process.  Congratulations to the following 4-H members for being offered these award trip selections. Name Trip Katelyn Abts Citizen Washington Focus Briar Putz Citizen Washington Focus Hunter Guenther FIVE Alan George FIVE Axel Noll FIVE Cassie Berg Service Learning Sawyer […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club Presents Awards

The Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met on Sunday, October 9, at the Marten Center in Mondovi.   The meeting was called to order. The flag pledges were said.  We started the meeting with an introduction of our officers for the year: Abby George: President; Hailey Bauer: Vice-President; Grace Pichler: Secretary; Maddie Ness: Treasurer; Josh Linse: Reporter; […]

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Small Savings Build Big Dreams

  Small Savings Build Big Dreams is a campaign led by University of Wisconsin-Extension county educators to promote the benefits of saving for college, answer common questions about saving for higher education, and provide information about how you can get started.   The Most Important Step is the First One–Getting Started! Deciding how much to […]

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