Garcia-Soto Leads 4-H Clover College

Ileana Garcia-Soto taught Buffalo County 4-H members how to make paper flowers at the annual 4-H Clover College at the Marten Center in Mondovi on April 30, 2017. Youth and adult participants also created their own paper circuits and designed 3-D circuits with Snap Circuits with centers led by Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth […]

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Fair Sheep, Goats Weigh In

Meat Animal Committee Chair and Buffalo County Fair Board Member, Penny Pronschinske, weighed in and tagged 4-H and FFA members sheep and goats on April 29 at Garden Valley Cooperative in Waumandee.

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12th Graders Gain Insight Before Graduation

Buffalo County Senior Day, sponsored by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, is an opportunity for graduating students across Buffalo County to think critically about potential risk behaviors from local speakers.  The full day event which was hosted at Cochrane-Fountain City High School on April 27, 2017, centered on the themes of informed consent, gender-based based […]

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Space Camp a ‘Rocketing’ Success for 4-H’ers

Four youth and one adult from Buffalo County 4-H participated in an educational travel experience to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama from April 20-24, 2017. This trip is an educational opportunity that encourages a lifelong interest in science and math among 4‐H youth who are enrolled in the 4-H Aerospace Project. […]

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Ritscher, Lisowski Recognized with Teen Court Program Award

Marie Ritscher, Pepin County 4-H Youth Development Agent, and Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator, both Co-Coordinators of the Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court, received the Excellence in Teen Programming Team Award from the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (WAE4-HYDP) at their annual conference on Tuesday, April 25th in Eau […]

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Sidewalk Science Coming to a Library Near You!

Sidewalk Science for early childhood and kindergarten age youth will take place three times this summer at each of the local public libraries: Alma Public Library on Monday mornings, Mondovi Public Library on Wednesday mornings and at the Arcadia Public Library (Schank Park) on Thursday afternoons. Sidewalk science is a program aimed at engaging young […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Welcomes New Alumni

In memory of their fellow classmate and 4-H member, we honor MacKayla Fernholz this May 2017. MacKayla’s unconditional love warmed the hearts of everyone she knew, and she brought smiles and laughter with her when she entered the room.  She was a little mother hen to her brother, Reece Fernholz, as well as little cousins […]

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors Trained

The Buffalo County 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors are Katelyn Abts and Reece Fernholz. Both engaged in training and planning day on April 23 at the Pepin School with other counselors from Pepin, Pierce and Trempealeau Counties. A special emphasis of the day was learning about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and how utilizing the principles of […]

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Free & Fun Summer Programs at Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park 2017 Summer Programs   Saturday, April 29th – Work/Play Earth Day Event Time:  9 AM Location:  Main Office Building Come volunteer at our work day and help us prepare the park for another season.  Activities include:  painting/repairing picnic tables, splitting and stacking firewood, and pulling garlic mustard.  Meet at the Main Park […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Scholarships Recognize Six Top Members

Abigail George, Collin Weltzien, Katelyn Abts, Deanna Wiersgalla, Briar Putz and Lavander Plank were awarded as the 2017 Buffalo County 4-H scholarship recipients.  The $500 and $250 scholarships will be presented at each graduation ceremony or scholarship banquet on behalf of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association. The scholarships are set aside for a select […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Horsemanship Clinic – May 13

Saturday-May 13, 2017 at Midnight Riders Arena- Mondovi, Wi. Registration deadline is May 8, 2017 2017 Buffalo County 4-H Horsemanship Clinic Registration   Check-In:   8:30- 9:00:  A negative current Coggins is required (bring original and copy). Immunizations are recommended. 9:00    Orientation by lunch stand (required) 9:15    Clinic Clinic is free for Buffalo County 4-H Horse […]

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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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State 4-H Plant Science Day

A fun way to learn about Horticulture Science!!! Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 Waushara County Fairgrounds, Wautoma, WI Plan now to participate in the State 4-H Plant Science Day event to be held Tuesday, July 11th at the Waushara County Fairgrounds in Wautoma. Youth in grades 3-13 can test their knowledge about plants while learning how […]

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STEAM Discovery Days @ Mondovi

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Register for either location at Google Registration Form STEAM Discovery Day Health Form for non 4-H […]

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STEAM Discovery Days @ C-FC

STEAM Discovery Days is an interactive outdoor learning experience for youth in grades K-6 focused on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills. Through inquiry-based science, engineering and art lessons students gain 21st century skills while having fun with peers. Register for either location at Google Registration Form STEAM Discovery Day Health Form for non 4-H […]

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New Panelists Trained for Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court

On April 5, 2017 the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court held a panelist training at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. Panelists serve as peer ‘judges’ who hold juvenile first-time offenders accountable for their actions by issuing fair and innovative sanctions. The following individuals attended the training and were welcomed as new panelists: Alex McMahon (Durand), […]

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4-H Candy Bar Fundraising Results!

The following 4-H members all sold top number of boxes each and earned a portion of the reward dollars: $15 – Aidan Lisowski, Golden Hornets 4-H $15 – Hannah Noll, Clover 4-H $15 – Chloe Kleinschmidt, Bear Creek 4-H $15 – Alan George, Hilltop Climbers 4-H $15 – Kayla Howell, Hilltop Climbers 4-H   Thank you […]

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