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$4000 from Friends of 4-H trust to support Buffalo County 4-H

The Friends of Buffalo County 4-H, Incorporated Board of Directors met on Thursday, September 16, 2021 for their regular fall meeting. The Friends’ mission is to support 4-H and youth development programming in Buffalo County. After a motion from 4-H youth representative, Olivia Taylor, the Board decided to contribute roughly 4% of their assets to […]

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Buffalo County 4-H horse youth excel at 4-H Champ Show

The Western Wisconsin 4-H Champ Show took place on August 28, 2021 at the La Crosse County Interstate Fairgrounds in West Salem, Wisconsin. Buffalo County 4-H had two members from Lucky 16 4-H Club that excelled at the competition.  Congratulations on your accomplishments Emma and Sam! Sam Schmidtknecht completed in the 11-13th division with his […]

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Waumandee Waddle – Raising Funds for the Buffalo County Fair

Pre-registration is now open for the 7th Annual Waumandee Waddle to be held on Oct 2nd, 2021.  This year 100% of proceeds will benefit the Buffalo County Fair.  Show your support for the Buffalo County Fair. Grab your sneakers along with your fellow 4-H friends and head to Waumandee to support this fun event. Pre-registrations […]

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It’s Time to ROLL into another 4-H year!

It’s time to re-enroll in Buffalo County 4-H for the 2021-2022 year!             Re-enroll by the start of National 4-H Week (October 3) and get entered in a drawing for 4-H prizes! It only takes a minute to re-enroll and continue with your 4-H club, county and state benefits! Follow […]

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National 4-H Week Display Contest

Buffalo County 4-H clubs are encouraged to enter the 2021 Lawn or Window Display Contest to promote 4-H during National 4-H Week. Follow these rules to compete: The display must include the National 4-H “Find Your Spark” theme.  Must include a 4-H clover according to guidelines. All displays must be visible to the general public to see […]

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Sandberg & Bauer have much success at 4-H District Gymkhana

Emma Sandberg of Buffalo County 4-H and Hannah Bauer of Pepin County 4-H, competed in the Western Wisconsin 4-H District Gymkhana show in Ellsworth, WI on Saturday August 21, 2021.  Gymkhana is a day event comprising of games on horseback. Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H is so proud of their hard work and happy for […]

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September Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Meeting

Please register by September 15, 2021. Register by Google Form at https://forms.gle/vaEbRb7jjkfKBWiaA   Let Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@wisc.edu know if you’d like to join the meeting via Zoom by September 15.   Begin gathering at 4:45pm for meal and networking time.   BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION September 19, 2021 – 5:00 p.m. Harmonia Park, […]

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Streamlined Buffalo County 4-H Record Options for 2021

Options for 4-H Record Review in 2021 2020-2021 continued to be full of new (and some challenging) opportunities for many 4-H members. As a result, Buffalo County 4-H is encouraging members to reflect on their 4-H experience this year as a way of documenting an important and historical time in their lives and 4-H “journeys.” […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Applications Due November 1

Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Policy: Eligible youth are 12th grade high school graduating seniors who are members of Buffalo County 4-H at time of application. There are three types of 4-H Scholarships available in Buffalo County. Each type of scholarship could be awarded at both a $500 award and a $250 award. Those scholarships are: […]

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Vermicomposting – Ag literacy with elementary students

Students at the Mondovi Community Youth Center designed their own mini-compost bins as part of an agricultural literacy lesson in vermicology, or the study of worms. Youth used fabric, newspaper and soil to layer their compost for their red wiggler worms. Students also learned about about worm hydration and the best organic materials for composting. […]

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Worms, bubbles, and gelli printing all part of the 2021 STEAM Discovery Day experience

Worms, bubbles, and gelli printing were all educational activities that engaged 4-H members at the 2021 STEAM Discovery Day at Cochrane-Fountain City School on August 11. Each lesson worked to engage students in integrating art theory and critical thinking through hands-on science and engineering experiences. Youth learned about red wiggler worms and vermicomposting, practiced using […]

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National Night Out

Division of Extension Buffalo County Human Development and Relationships and Buffalo County 4-H Youth Development were excited to be a part of the first annual National Night Out! Thank you to Buffalo County law enforcement for the invite and to all the families that came out for the prevention event!

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Congratulations on RECORD sales Buffalo County 4-H!

Congratulations are in order! Buffalo County 4-H had a RECORD year of sales at its 4-H Food Stand Fundraiser! Thank you to all who contributed by volunteering or purchasing our meals! This means $ for our young people to continue great service-learning and leadership development!

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Gratitude for Behind the Scenes 4-H Volunteers

Thank you to the following individuals for their contributions behind the scenes to the Buffalo County 4-H Food Stand before, during, and after the Buffalo County Fair! We really couldn’t have done it without you. Bob Major – For literally EVERYTHING! Early mornings, late nights, BBQ recipes, mental calculations, inventory, deposits, and your dedication to […]

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Thank you 60 local businesses for your support of MCYC!

2021 Buffalo County Fair Donors: Buffalo County News Badgerland Midways Marhet & Johnson Noodles & Company Roytek’s Lawn Equipment Blain’s Farm & Fleet MH Smith Insurance Starbucks Famous Daves Eau Claire Auto Group Prestige Auto Royal Credit Union Buffalo Wild Wings Scheel’s Grizzley’s Grill n’ Saloon Northern Tap House Bauer Built Countryside Cooperative Kjentvet-Smith Funeral […]

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2021 Buffalo County 4-H Outstanding Member is Morgan Guenther

Morgan Guenther of Lookout Legends 4-H was recognized as the 2021 Buffalo County 4-H Outstanding Member with a $100 cash scholarship at the Buffalo County Fair 4-H Awards Program on Sunday, August 1, 2021. 4-H Youth Development Educator, Annie Lisowski, presented the award to Morgan Guenther noting her leadership at the 4-H club, county, and […]

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