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Choices is theme for BCPC 8th Grade Day

On February 13, 2018 at Cochrane-Fountain City school eighth graders from all four school districts in Buffalo County participated in the sixth annual Eighth Grade Day. The program was hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC), a group of teachers, students, county agencies and community organizations with the mission to “provide collaborative prevention programming […]

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2018 Cattle Feeders Clinic

The 2018 Cattle Feeders Clinic will be held on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Marten Center in Mondovi.  Clinic will begin at 1:30 pm.  Topics will include starch properties and kernel processing, transporting cattle, and market outlook.  Please register by February 22nd.  Complete detail can be found in the attached flier. Cattle Feeders 2018 […]

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Winter Fun STEAM Discovery Day an Olympic Tribute

Buffalo County youth in grades K-6 experienced a full day of STEAM! Students of the Cochrane- Fountain City 4-H Afterschool program, along with other local young people participated in a Winter Fun STEAM Discovery Day on February 19 on their day off of school. The program had a Winter Olympic games theme and provided multiple […]

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Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Dates Set

The Buffalo County Fair Association in now requiring exhibitors who show  Beef, Dairy, Goats, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, and Swine to participate in the YQCA program which has replaced the Meat Animal Quality Assurance (MAQA) program. This new and interactive program provides youth options for an annual quality assurance certification. Two dates have been set for the instructor […]

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Badger Dairy Camp

Badger Dairy Camp is an annual camp held in June and is open to youth between the ages of 12 and 18. This camp, held on the beautiful University of Wisconsin Madison campus, provides an excellent opportunity for youth to get hands-on experience learning how to fit and show animals. Youth also learn about the […]

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10TH ANNUAL ARLINGTON SHEEP DAY

10TH ANNUAL ARLINGTON SHEEP DAY and WISCONSIN SHEEP BREEDERS COOPERATIVE 2018 BANQUET, RECOGNITION PROGRAM & ANNUAL MEETING   Saturday, March 10, 2018 Public Events Facility, Arlington Agricultural Research Station College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison  N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI   2018 Arlington Sheep Day – WSBC Annual Meeting ProgramRegistration Final 1-15-18

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University of WI – River Falls 2018 Youth Horse Judging Clinic

  The clinic is intended for 4-H and FFA youth members, as well as Agricultural Education coaches, wanting to prepare or improve their horse judging skills.  During the program, participants will learn basic information regarding judging horse balance and conformation, with a focus on rules and judging criteria used to evaluate different classes.  Participants will […]

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4-H Festival of Arts Top 20 Photography

The Top 20 Photos were selected at the Festival of Arts on February 11, 2018. The images will also be featured at the Buffalo County Fair in Mondovi August 2-5, 2018. Congratulations to all our 4-H member participants! More photos will be added as they are recieved from the youth.  

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4-H Art Show is a Festival!

The 4-H Festival of Arts is an annual event sponsored by the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association and the Buffalo County Fair Association that allows 4-H youth to share their skills and talents by exhibiting in the following categories: arts, crafts, photography, marketing, communication arts (speaking), music and drama. Exhibitors received valuable feedback on how […]

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Wisconsin 4-H Shooting Sports Workshop to be held in Eau Claire

4-H Shooting Sports is a national program involving 4-H youth and adult 4-H volunteers. The Wisconsin 4-H program uses the National 4-H Shooting Sports curriculum to teach shooting sports safety to more than 5,000 youth—with over 400 adult volunteer instructors—across the state. Adult instructors are required to successfully complete a twelve-hour certification workshop before they […]

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Cool Clubs in Buffalo County 4-H

Want your club to be featured next time? Share a photo or two with Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@ces.uwex.edu. Who is cool right now in Buffalo County 4-H Community Clubs? Check it out! On Sunday, January 14th, the Montana Pioneers 4-H club held their annual community Christmas party.  Every year the club hosts a chicken dinner […]

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4-H Clover College for Cool Crafting and Stamped for Fun

4-H Clover College March 11, 2018 –City Hall Basement, Mondovi  Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018 Event Schedule: 1:00 – 1:15     Registration 1:15 – 2:30     Session 1 2:30 – 2:45     Break/ Registration 2:45 – 4:00     Session 2 Everyone Welcome Youth & Adults – One does not need to be in 4-H to participate. Participants can register […]

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Looking for a job working with youth this summer? Come join our staff!

Buffalo County UW-Extension is seeking qualified applicants for multiple summer intern positions. Positions will be available for a UWEX 4-H Youth Development Summer Intern, and Summer Program or Assistant Program Coordinators at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool and Mondovi Community Youth Center. Applicants must have completed one year of post-secondary education and be returning to college […]

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Understanding Bias, Privilege in Teen Court

                                    Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court offers eligible youth an alternative to appearing in Juvenile Court. Youth offenders have an opportunity to receive a meaningful consequence from a jury of their peers while gaining an opportunity to take responsibility […]

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JOANN Fabrics and Crafts Partner with 4-H

JOANN Fabrics and 4-H are kicking off a nationwide community service project on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Learn how you can get involved in the JOANN Fabric and Craft Stores Partnership and make a difference in your community.              

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Area Animal Science Days (AASD)

The dates for the 2018 Area Animal Science Days are as follows: June 14 Kewaunee County June 22 Clark County June 29 Lafayette County Complete rules and registration information will be available on our website at https://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/area-animal-science-days/ as they are completed.  

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4-HOnline Animal Identification

All 4-H members must identify all their animals on 4-HOnline by May 1, 2018. Species include: Beef, Dairy, Goats, Horses, LLama/Alpacas, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Swine, Cats, and Dogs. New this year Exhibitors will upload their Swine identification photos onto 4-HOnline, Horse Exhibitors may upload their Coggins, Dairy Exhibitors can upload their registry documentation, and Poultry […]

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2018 Fair Entry Enrollment Dates

Buffalo County Fair Online Entry Period for Junior Exhibitors:  May 6 – May 13 – FFA, Chippewa 4-H, Lima Lads & Lassies 4-H, Waubeek Corners 4-H, Glencoe Hustlers 4-H May 14 – May 20 – Hilltop Climbers 4-H, Montana Pioneers 4-H, BBC 4-H, Bear Creek 4-H May 21 – May 27 – Lucky 16 4-H, Mill Creek 4-H, Golden Hornets 4-H, Cheerful Workers 4-H […]

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Play SPENT

It is just stuff until you don’t have it. Interested in trying your hand at utilizing a budget for the month? Try http://playspent.org/ and discover some of the challenges and hard decisions of those who at times live food insecure.

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