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Gilmanton students are coders as part of 4-H National Youth Science Day

Third and fourth grade students in Mrs. Hovey’s classroom at Gilmanton Elementary became coders on Tuesday, October 15. They joined more than 150,000 children across the country in leading the 12th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day challenge. This year’s challenge, Game Changers, teaches young people coding skills through engaging hands-on activities. 4-H NYSD is […]

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Buffalo County 4-H and Google inspires new generation of computer programmers through 2019 4-H National Youth Science Day!

  Young people in Buffalo County joined more than 150,000 children across the country in leading the 12th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) challenge throughout the month of October. This year’s challenge, Game Changers, teaches young people coding skills through engaging hands-on activities. 4-H NYSD is an annual program that provides access […]

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Blue Shirt Day had students in blue for bullying prevention

Every October, schools and organizations across Buffalo County, Wisconsin join STOMP Out Bullying in observing National Bullying Prevention Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyberbullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. On Monday, October 7, 2019 students in […]

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We’re Hiring for our “Busting at the Seams” 4-H Afterschool program!

UW-Madison Division of Extension Buffalo County and 4-H Afterschool at Cochrane-Fountain City is looking for a high school student, college student and/or other experience adult to join our team for the fall. There’s money or internship credits in it for you, plus the opportunity to work with our amazing students in an afterschool setting. Send […]

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Buffalo County 4-H Scholarships Offered

Buffalo County 4-H Scholarship Policy: 1. Eligible youth are 12th grade high school graduating seniors who are members of Buffalo County 4-H at time of application. 2. 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 […]

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2020 Educational Travel Experiences

Please see the links below for more information on the Wisconsin 4-H educational travel experiences offered in 2020: Opportunities for You! https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4hedopp/files/2019/08/20-Educational-Experiences-Brochure.pdf https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/wi4hedopp/files/2019/08/20-Educational-Programs-Quick-Ref.pdf Additional local travel opportunities may be available for application in the next couple of months.

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4-H Dog Project members showcase talents

Kenmund Mehus of B-BC 4-H Club and active member in the Buffalo County 4-H Dog project spent time with Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool students on September 26, 2019. In his football practice jersey, Kenmund and his mom Laurie showcased the talents of their two trained dogs, Cowgirl and Opie. 4-H Afterschool students were eager to […]

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2019 4-H Record Awards

 Congratulations to all 4-H Youth completing 4-H Records! Club Last Name First Name Record Book Service Learning Youth Leadership Project Awards Cheerful Workers Johnson Hailey Achievement Yes No Cheerful Workers Myren Silas Achievement Yes No Dairy, Beef & Swine Cheerful Workers Myren Spencer Achievement Yes No Dairy, Swine, Home Environment& Legos Golden Hornets Dittrich Cecelia […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Parly Pro Edition

Do you know that you can make group decisions in 4-H in many, many ways? While tradition often has 4-H clubs utilizing parliamentary procedure from Robert’s Rules of Order, there are different ways of making group decisions that might be more effective depending on the age of your members and the decision to be made. […]

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New Youth & Adult Officers for Buffalo County 4-H Leadership

After the September 22, 2019 Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting, there is new leadership for Buffalo County 4-H. The officer team is made up of four youth officers and four adult officers who work in partnership to set policy, budget and represent Buffalo County 4-H clubs and members on the state level. The 2019-2020 […]

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New Chairs Elected for Buffalo County Partnership Council

A new youth Chair and Vice Chair was elected at the Buffalo County Partnership Council (BCPC) meeting on Friday, September 20, 2019. Casey Denk of Mondovi High School will lead the coalition as Chair for the 2019-2020 academic year and Emma Brecka of Alma High School will serve as the Vice Chair. Cochrane-Fountain City students […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Enrollment Edition

Do you know that you can join 4-H anytime of the year? If you are in Kindergarten through twelfth grade and you would like to be a part of our organization, we’ll make it happen any time of the year. Here are some other enrollment facts even the most established 4-H member or alum may […]

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2019 4-H Muzzle Loading Workshop for Youth and Parents

4-H Youth and their Parents in Wisconsin are being offered a chance to learn traditional and modern muzzle loading rifle and pistol shooting. The workshop will be on Saturday, September 21 at Tilden Township, Bloomer, Wisconsin. The workshop is run by a long-time muzzle loading instructor and the WI 4-H Muzzle loading Project Course and […]

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Safety Day boasts record numbers

A record 400 young people in grades K-8 were registered for the 2019 Rural & Ag Safety Day that took place at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds on June 20, 2019. More information coming soon…

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Buffalo-Pepin County 4-H Horse Gymkhana Show

Buffalo-Pepin County 4-H Horse Gymkhana show will be Sunday July 21, 2019  at 9:30 am at the Pepin County Fairgrounds in Arkansaw, WI Expected classes (these are what they will do for classes at State Fair Park) Barrels Flag Race LT Special Plug Race Poles Key Race Please email Gwen Prom (gwen.prom@wisc.edu) by July 1, […]

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