4-H shooting sports clinic at Winona Archers

4-H Afterschool members had the opportunity to learn from experienced archers at a clinic on Friday, August 10 at the Winona Archers Range near Fountain City. Youth enjoyed learning bow and arrow basics, practicing on 3D targets and completing a competetive archery shoot throughout the afternoon. Thank you to all the Winona Archers members who […]

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Buffalo County Fair Wraps up with Carcass Show Tradition

Exhibitors and their families attended the Buffalo County Fair Carcass show on Thursday, August 9 at Gunderson Foods LLC in Mondovi. The judging took place on Wednesday, August 8. Professor, Gary Onan, from the University of Wisconsin River Falls was this year’s judge. 66 swine, 21 beef market animals, 14 sheep, and one goat were […]

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Outstanding 4-H Member Awards – Fogel and Fernholz

On Sunday, August 5 at the close of the 4-H Awards Program at the Buffalo County Fair, Annie Lisowski, Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development Educator, presented two Outstanding 4-H Member Awards to Naomi Fogel and Reece Fernholz. Naomi Fogel was presented the recognition for her outstanding leadership as inaugural youth president of the Buffalo County […]

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Buffalo County Bloopers!

Judge Marie Ritscher spoke with Buffalo County Bloopers exhibitors’ Alison George, Abby George and Annie Lisowski. A blooper is a 4-H project or exhibit that just didn’t turn out as expected, got dropped on the way to the Fair or was an absolute fail! Bloopers was a tradition that Pepin County Fair started and offered […]

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Big Smiles! 4-H Cloverbuds Speak with Judges

4-H Cloverbuds in grades K-2 met with judge on Thursday, August 2 at the Buffalo County Fair to showcase their 4-H projects. Big ribbons equal big smiles – from both youth and parents! Congratulations to all our younger members!

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Both Tradition and Transition are Vital for County Fairs

Both tradition and transition are vital for county fairs to flourish – ours included. The Buffalo County Fair has strong roots in tradition and this year is making room for a pivotal transition for Pepin County 4-H members. A tradition is a custom that is passed down from one generation to the next. The Buffalo […]

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Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce County 4-H Youth Learn and Serve with California 4-H

Eighteen 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in a weeklong service-learning educational travel experience in the state of California July 13-20, 2018. The purpose of the travel is to build teens’ youth leadership skills and appreciation for diversity, power and privilege while completing community service for those living in poverty and […]

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Buffalo-Pepin County 4-H Horse Show

The Buffalo-Pepin County 4-H  and Buffalo County Fair Horse Show was conducted on July 21, 2018 at the Midnight Riders Arena near Mondovi. Results of the judging competition for Halter, English and Western Pleasure Show are below along with photos from the Gymkhana fun show. The judge was Pamela Whitfield from Rochester and provided youth […]

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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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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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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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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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