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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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Hovey and Halper are summer interns in Extension

I’m excited to begin my third summer as the Buffalo County Fair Intern and my 13th year involved with the youth facet of the Buffalo County Fair! Recently, I completed my third year at UW-River Falls majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood Education. Each semester I have been able to spend […]

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2019 Summer Schedule

Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association Meeting June 5 6:00pm Buffalo County Fairgrounds 4-H Camp June 12-14   Camp Kiwanis Livestock Clinic June 17 3:00pm Buffalo County Fairgrounds Clothing Revue June 18 6:00pm Marten Center, Mondovi Buffalo/Pepin County Ag & Rural Safety Day June 20 8:30am Buffalo County Fairgrounds 4-H Cloverbud Quick Camp July 9 8:30am […]

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Livestock Clinic to be Offered June 17

On Monday, June 17 at 3:00 pm at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Mondovi there will be a livestock clinic for interested youth. Veterinarian, Dr. Nicole Costello from Mondovi Veterinary Service will be a guest presenter at the event. The event is expected to run for approximately one hour. Attending this event will count as […]

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Montana Pioneers Spreading Kindness

The Montana Pioneers 4-H Club made tie blankets at the April club meeting and then delivered the blankets to the residents at the Tri- County Memorial Nursing Home in Whitehall on Saturday, April 28th. On Monday, May 20th the Montana Pioneers’ 4-H Club met and made buddy benches as part of the Buffalo County 4-H […]

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Tractor/Farm Machinery Safety Class Offered

The Division of Extension Buffalo County is providing a Tractor/Farm Machinery Safety Course for youth ages 12-15. The minimum age requirement for this class, as set in WI Act 178 effective May 1998, is 12. However, the course and literature are geared towards 14-15 year old youth. Certification will not be valid until the youth turn […]

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Kindness Matters in Buffalo County

Lookout Legends 4-H Club The Lookout Legends 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on Sunday May 20, 2019 following the meeting the members decorated cookies and put them in boxes to be distributed to all staff of the Gilmanton School District as part of their clubs random act of kindness in the county.  On the […]

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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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