Thank you for improving the 4-H Food Stand!

A big Thank You goes out to Alan and Doug George of Doug George Plumbing, Dave Pelke of Glen Pelke Plumbing and the Buffalo County Fair Association for contributing towards our new holding tank at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds for the 4-H Leaders Association Food Stand! Another important note of appreciation goes out to our […]

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Alma Public Library Sidewalk Science

We had lots of fun today at the Alma Public Library for Sidewalk Science! We learned about what scientists do, and even did an experiment of our own! We created fizzing rainbows using baking soda, food coloring, and vinegar!

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2017 Fiesta of Fashion Clothing Revue

The 2017 Buffalo County Fair Clothing Revue, Fiesta of Fashion, was held on June 19, at the Roger Marten Community Center in Mondovi. The 4-H Clothing Project is an opportunity for youth to create and sew their own clothing as well as have their garments evaluated by a qualified judge. At the Clothing Revue, the […]

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Mount Olympus at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Mount Olympus” was the Greek mythology theme of the 2017 Buffalo, Pepin, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota from June 14-16, 2017.  Over 120 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 25 youth leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. […]

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Program Coordinator for CFC 4-H Afterschool Needed

Summer just started but my minds on fall already… Do you know of a great college students age 21 or older that are interested in an amazing opportunity to provide leadership for our 4-H Afterschool program at C-FC? If so, send them our way, please! 2017 4-H Afterschool Program Coordinator position description Title:                                       C-FC […]

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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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Cochrane-Fountain City area youth complete UW-Extension Child Care Clinic

Eleven Waumandee and Cochrane-Fountain City area youth have recently earned their completion cards in the University of Wisconsin-Extension Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. This clinic is taught by UW-Extension Family Living Agent, Mary Wood, and 4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie Lisowski, and CFC School Nurse, Liz Hoffmaster. […]

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Mondovi Senior Class Gives to MCYC

Abigail George, a graduating senior representing the Mondovi class of 2017, presents Mondovi Community Youth Center (MCYC) Board of Directors President, Donn Moe with a check for $500 at their Baccalaureate service on May 24, 2017. Thank you, Mondovi Seniors and the Mondovi Clergy Association for your support!

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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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4-H Alums, Raise Your Hand!

This spring, Wisconsin 4-H is asking alums to raise their hands! We believe that every child deserves the chance to succeed. If you’re a 4-H alum or know someone who is, we’re asking for your help in spreading the word. Together we can help 4-H provide the hands-on learning that empowers kids across America with […]

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Which is your favorite?

As a part of our Buffalo County Partnership Council goal to create social norms utilizing the Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from all four Buffalo County school district’s we’ve developed a set of amazing posters. Which is your favorite?

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Clinicians eager to coach 4-H horse youth

At the Buffalo County 4-H Horsemanship Clinic on Saturday, May 13, 2017, clinicians Laura Windmiller (English) and Tammy Olson (Western) coached 4-H horse project members from Buffalo and Trempealeau counties. At lunch, members practiced hippology, or horse skill-a-thons, that promote the learning of horse anatomy and care.

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Friends of Buffalo County Fair 5K – Register Now

The Friends of the Buffalo County Fair are partnering with the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Leaders to host a first annual 5K at the 2017 Buffalo County Fair!  The Friends of the Buffalo County Fair are now taking registrations for the 1st annual 5K walk! Please visit our website to sign up for this year’s event which […]

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4-H Dog Obedience Classes Begin May 21

It’s that time of year!  Dig out your gear, grab your dog and meet Kerri Kuhlemeier, Buffalo County 4-H Dog project leader and Buffalo County Fair Dog Superintendent, in the park for some obedience lessons! First practice night Sunday May 21st at 6pm at Reick’s Lake Park in Alma.  Bring: Choke collar Leash Water pail/water Poop […]

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Cheerful Workers 4-H Lends a Helping Hand to Local Business

On Sunday, May 7, Cheerful Workers 4-H club members got their ‘helping’ hands in the soil at  The Stone Barn in Nelson.   4-H members helped the local business get ready for their summer season by planting many herbs and flowers around the property. The Stone Barn wrote, “Wow, did we get a lot done. Thank […]

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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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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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