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ATTENTION: Buffalo County Fair Animal Exhibitors

Did you attend the YQCA instructor-led trainings in March? Did you register on the YQCA website for the training you attended? If you attended the YQCA instructor-led trainings in March and have not registered online through the YQCA website you must do so to complete the YQCA certification.  Certificates of completion and certification identification numbers […]

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Buffalo & Pepin County Ag & Rural Safety Day 2019

June 20, 2019 8:30AM-11:30AM Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi Students in Grades K-8 Snack is provided and youth recieve a free t-shirt. Track 1 for Grades K-3 Being Safe Around Animals Bicycle and Helmet Use Staying Safe Outdoors Lawn Equipment Safety Track 2 for Grades 4-8 Using Lawn Equipment Safely You’re First on the Scene! Firearm Safety […]

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Buffalo County Fair Entry Dates in May

The 2019 Buffalo County Fair dates have been set for: Thursday, August 1, 2019 through Sunday, August 4, 2019 The 2019 Fair Theme is: Country Nights & Carnival Lights!   2019 Buffalo County Fair Online Entry Period for Junior Exhibitors:  May 6 – May 12 – FFA, Scouts, Chippewa 4-H, Lima Lads & Lassies 4-H, Waubeek Corners 4-H, Glencoe Hustlers 4-H May […]

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BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION MEETING

BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION June 5, 2019 – 6:00 p.m. Buffalo County Fairgrounds, Mondovi IF you would like to connect by ZOOM (video and/or audio) for the meeting portion, please contact Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@wisc.edu by May 31 for the connection information. PIZZA WILL BE SERVED! BRING YOUR OWN DRINK PLEASE. AGENDA Call meeting […]

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Horse clinic prepares 4-H members for summer shows

The Buffalo / Pepin County 4-H Horsemanship Clinic at Double H Arena near Mondovi on Sunday, May 5, 2019 aimed to prepare 4-H members with improved Western and English skills before summer horse shows. Clinicians Laura Windmiller (English) and Melissa Jo Hester (Western) shared their expertise with 4-H participants. The clinic focused on horsemanship, showmanship, […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Volunteer Edition

Do you know that being a certified volunteer in 4-H means that you are much more than just an adult in 4-H? Volunteers are trained as mandatory reporters and are workings towards skills identified in our Volunteer Research, Knowledge and Competencies (VRKC).   The VRKC taxonomy is expressed in six domains that are listed in the […]

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CFC 2nd graders learn how hydrogels can be helpful

Second grade students at Cochrane-Fountain City School engaged in an experiment on April 30, 2019 that allowed them to investigate how hydrogels can be helpful in conservation. Hydrogels are superabsorbent polymers that can soak up to five times their weight in water. Hydrogels are used in farming and other industries to help conserve water. University […]

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4-H Horse Champ Show

  The La Crosse County 4-H Horse Project is proud to sponsor and welcome you to the 4-H Champ Show! This show is open state-wide to 4-H horse project members who have received a 1st or a 2nd in qualifying classes at their county fair. The purpose of the 4-H Champ Show is to provide […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Fair Edition

Do you know that Buffalo County 4-H and the Buffalo County Fair are not one in the same? While 4-H, UW-Extension and the Buffalo County Fair Association, Inc. work in partnership to bring a high quality experience for 4-H members and the community they are not the same entities. There are specific roles Extension Educators […]

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Sheep and Goats weigh in for Fair

Market sheep and meat goat exhibitors weighed in at Countryside Coop in Waumandee for the Buffalo County Fair. Penny Pronschinske led the weigh by helping 4-H & FFA youth tag their animals with an electronic ear tag. The Buffalo County Fair Junior Meat Animal Sale is Friday, August 2, 2019 in Mondovi at the Buffalo […]

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A day just for seniors focuses on life after graduation

A day of prevention education just for graduating seniors took place on April 26, 2019 at Cochrane-Fountain City School. Buffalo County Senior Day, sponsored by the Buffalo County Partnership Council, is an opportunity for graduating students across Buffalo County to think critically about potential risk behaviors from local speakers. The event centered on the themes of […]

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Camping at the Fair? Registration Begins May1st !

Registration for camping at the 2019 Buffalo County Fair begins May 1, 2019 and runs through July 1, 2019. Registration form, rules and more details are available at: http://www.buffalocountyfairwi.com/ Payment must be received with registration form. 2019 Fair Rules and Registration

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Buffalo & Pepin County 4-H Cloverbud Quick Camps

4-H Cloverbud Quick Camp is a half-day just for young people entering Kindergarten through 2nd grades. The day is designed with programming for early learners with an outer space theme! It’s a camp experience without the overnight – encouraging youth to gain independence close to home, master new skills on their own and make new […]

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Scholarships for Buffalo County 4-H Members Berg, Dittrich & Foust

Tyler Berg, Korlen Dittrich and Ben Foust were awarded as the 2019 Buffalo County 4-H scholarship recipients.  The $500 and $250 scholarships will be presented at each graduation ceremony or scholarship awards banquet on behalf of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders’ Association. The scholarships are set aside for a select number of graduating Buffalo County […]

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STEAM Discovery Days in Cochrane

For more information about STEAM Discovery Days, contact the UW-Extension Office at 608-685-6256 or Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@wisc.edu To register by June 7 go to https://forms.gle/1JNa6VTT7nnDMNqh8 

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Mondovi STEAM Discovery Days

For more information about STEAM Discovery Days, contact the UW-Extension Office at 608-685-6256 or Annie Lisowski at annie.lisowski@wisc.edu To register by June 7 go to https://forms.gle/1JNa6VTT7nnDMNqh8   

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Gilmanton Teen Court Panelist Honored with Scholarship

A Gilmanton student and a member of the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court, will receive a scholarship for her role in juvenile restorative justice.  Trista Lay is the second annual recipient of the Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court Scholarship. To apply, applicants were asked to describe their role in their local Teen Court as what […]

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Peer Judges Trained for Teen Court

Thirteen new high school panelists, or peer judges, were trained to serve on the Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court on Friday, April 12, 2019. Teen court panelists are trained to ask critical questions of first-time youth offenders in court to provide a meaningful sanction (or consequence) for their violations. At the training teen court panelists learned […]

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