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Buffalo County Fair Superintendent Training- August 1

There will be a Superintendent Training on August 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm at the Buffalo County fairgrounds. This training is for new and returning superintendents. Superintendents will learn about the FairEntry software, common mistakes, and tips for a smooth judging experience. Please follow this link for more information: https://buffalo.uwex.edu/4hyd/4h/buffalocountyfair/fairsuper/  

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Can You Balance Screen Time and Family Time?

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/07/05/screen-time-family-time-two   Whether it be cell phone, tablet, computer or other devices, many of today’s families struggle with issues around screen time. This program features Anya Kamenetz, author of “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” and provides insightful discussion around protecting family relationships and identity, while managing […]

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Guenther represents Buffalo County on the 4-H State Art Team

Congratulations to Morgan Guenther for earning a spot on the 4-H State Art Team.  The 4-H Art Team creates artwork around the theme of the Wisconsin 4-H and Youth Conference as well as designing and organizing the WI 4-H and Youth Conference art exhibit, reception and guided exhibit tours. The team members also teach seminars and train […]

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4-H Foods Revue a long standing tradition of taste

The Buffalo County 4-H Foods Revue is a long standing tradition of taste. The Buffalo County Fair judging event took place on July 9, 2018 at the Marten Center in Mondovi. Judges, Fay Passow and Cyndy Jacoby, provided feedback to young people on their main dishes, desserts, decorated cakes and cupcakes as well as their […]

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Apply Today to be Buffalo County’s Outstanding 4-H Member

4-H youth who are 16 or over as of January 1, 2018, are eligible to apply for the Outstanding 4-H Member Award. The award recipient will be presented a certificate and $100 scholarship. Applications must be completed and returned to Annie by July 27, 2018. There are sections that need to be completed by a parent/guardian […]

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2018 Buffalo/Pepin County Blooper Judging

Did your Lego Airplane crash on the way to the fair?  Did your goat eat your Flower project? Did you forget the cookies in the oven?           Don’t be ashamed of that exhibit!  Bring it to the Buffalo County Fair on Saturday, August 4th for the 2018 Buffalo/Pepin County Blooper Judging!   Click here […]

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44th Annual Western District 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show

August 18, 2018 – Start Time: 8:00AM Polk County Fairgrounds  St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin Entry Deadline: August 1, 2018. This show is open to all 4-H Horse, FFA or other youth group project members in good standing with their county 4-H program or their youth program. Member must have exhibited at their county or community […]

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4-H Youth Conference at UW-Madison

Hunter Guenther, Alan George, Donniejo Dittrich, Rylee Rosenberg and Paige Danzinger from Buffalo County 4-H were four of hundreds of 4‑H youth who attended the 98th annual 4-H & Youth Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in June. 4-H youth leaders joined about 400 other young people representing UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth Development program in celebrating the […]

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The 21st Annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

   Progressive Agriculture Safety Day July 26th, 2018 Buffalo County Fair Grounds, Mondovi, WI 9:00am – 2:00pm Cost: $5.00   The Safety Day is a fun filled day of learning for Kindergarten thru Sixth grade.  Open to all children, farm and non-farm, from Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pepin Counties.  Topics include: Drug Awareness, Hidden Hazards, Mental […]

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Backwards 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa was super NUF!

4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce and Trempealeau Counties engaged in outdoor educational experiences at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa on the St. Croix River, June 25-27. The camp theme was upside down, inside out and backwards! Young people in grades 3-8 participated in cabin skits, archery, swimming, crafts, teambuilding, challenge course, science and nature. Youth leaders […]

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Set Up and Clean Up Schedule for Buffalo County Fair

Buffalo County Fair Set-up & Clean-up It is Fair time once again!  We are asking all 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair set-up and clean-up days. Set-up:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018                8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Important:  Please bring gloves, rakes, brooms, buckets, cleaning rags, dish soap, cleaning supplies, and […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Dairy Judging Team at Area Animal Science Days

The Buffalo County 4-H Dairy Judging Team participated in the event in Neillsville at the Clark County Fairgrounds. At the Area Animal Science Days on Friday, June 23, youth judged multiple classes of dairy cows and heifers. Youth also gave oral reasons. This was the first 4-H Dairy Judging team from Buffalo County for many […]

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Libraries Rock with Science!

UW-Extension partnered with local libraries to bring young people and their families Sidewalk Science! In connection with the summer reading program theme, Libraries Rock!, youth at Alma Public Library, Mondovi Public Library and Arcadia Public Library have the opportunity to engage in the science (and art) of music after hearing a book about rhythm, dance […]

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Transition and Tradition at Buffalo County Clothing Revue

Fifteen youth from throughout Buffalo County with nearly thirty entries participated in the 2018 Buffalo County Clothing Revue held on June 19, at the Roger Marten Community Center. The theme of this year’s event was Together in Transition and Tradition. Buffalo County 4-H Clothing Alumni brought exhibits from their years in the Clothing Project. The […]

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STEAM @ Mirror Lake in Mondovi

STEAM on June 20 for week three in Mondovi was a blast! Students created oobleek dough, learned about ancient Egypt and designed their own movable mummies, used 3D printing pens and coded messages with beads and morse code!                                   […]

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Adult and Youth Leaders – Mark Your Calendars for Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration

Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders!!! “4-H Grows True Leaders!” “Belonging Starts With YOU!” “Belonging Grows With YOU!” “Belonging….YOU Make a Difference” Keynote Speaker:  John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas, Iowa State 4-H Youth Development Program Leader   What:  Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration When: November 2 – 4, 2018 […]

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STEAM @ Cochrane-Fountain City

STEAM Week 3 at CFC- Moveable mummies, Architect building kits, balloon and foil towers, oobleck dough, morse code, 3D printing pens! Using critical thinking skills, engineering and just plain using our brains in building while making a mess and having fun!                             […]

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