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The Creature Teacher at the Alma Library with 4-H Afterschool

The Creature Teacher, Tom Pederson, showcased his collection of amphibians and reptiles at the Alma Public Library on Tuesday, July 16 for 4-H Afterschool students in the summer program. Young people enjoyed learning more about his creatures and their unique habitats. Some were even brave enough to touch the snakes and lizards! Students also viewed […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Brings May Day Baskets

Hilltop Climbers 4-H members created May Baskets at their April Meeting to share with local individuals. What a kind way to show others you’re thinking about them and represent Buffalo County 4-H’s yearlong service learning project for belonging and kindness!

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STEAM Discovery Days in Cochrane

STEAM Discovery Days is a community science and art day for four weeks in the summer. Each day young people engage in inquiry based and experiential learning activities that are fun, messy and help them work their brains! Check out our photo gallery:

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STEAM Discovery Days in Mondovi at Mirror Lake Park

STEAM Discovery Days is a community science and art day for four weeks in the summer. Each day young people engage in inquiry based and experiential learning activities that are fun, messy and help them work their brains! Check out our photo gallery:

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4-H Cloverbud camps were out of this world!

Buffalo County 4-H hosted two 4-H Cloverbud Quick camps on July 9 in Mondovi and Alma. The theme was outerspace and young people participated in universe and galaxy activities designed specifically for younger members. Cloverbuds are students in K-2 grades who are not yet junior members in 4-H. The activities allowed youth to create their […]

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Getting Ready and Putting Away for the Fair

Buffalo County Fair Set-up & Clean-up Days It is Buffalo County Fair time once again! We are asking all 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair set-up and clean-up days. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the Buffalo County Fair Association at noon for those who help. When you arrive check in at […]

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4-H Afterschool at Alma Public Library

4-H Afterschool students engaged in paper folding activities at the Alma Public Library on July 2. As part of their summer program, students visit the library on most Tuesday mornings and participate in interactive activities with Librarian Rita Mango. Students were excited to show off their special kitty pets they created at the library program!

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2019 Wisconsin 4-H Youth Conference Delegation

Julia Moats, Hunter Guenther, Brook Putz  and Catherine Pehler joined hundreds of 4‑H youth who attended the 99th annual 4-H & Youth Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in June. Moats, Guenther, Berg and Pehler joined about 400 other young people representing the University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Judging Experience Edition

Do you know that 4-H judging experiences can be different across departments, counties and states? At the Buffalo County Fair, the primary judging method for the junior fair is called Danish judging. But, Cloverbuds participate in face-to-face judging and the open class department utilizes straight judging (a type of judging that gives only 4 placings […]

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Clover 4-H Club continues Acts of Kindness in Buffalo County

Clover 4-H Members took time out of their busy summer schedules for yet another Act of Kindness in Buffalo County.  In honor of all active and inactive military members that have fought or is fighting for our great country Clover 4-H Members planted festive red, white and blue flowers in front of the Alma American […]

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Med City featured location for 4-H youth travel

Six 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo and Pierce Counties traveled to Rochester for a leadership and cultural diversity experience throughout Southeast Minnesota. The travel is part of a program called FIVE (Finding Interesting Varieties in Everyone) that promotes engaging with different cultures, learning about the historical significance of local places and better understanding power and […]

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Dog Agility Fun Match

 4-H Agility Fun Match Saturday, July 13, 2019 Judging Starts at 10:00 am Held at: Smarty Paws Agility 4175 123rd Street Chippewa Falls WI, 54719 Show facility has turf floor and all approved AKC Equipment.  All 4-H classes will follow 4-H Wisconsin State Agility guild lines.  Novice class will follow AKC rules. Dogs must have crate.  […]

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Ag Career Day at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Wisconsin Farm Technology Days-Jefferson County is offering a new, exciting opportunity for FFA and 4-H youth across the state by hosting Ag Career Day. Ag Career Day starts in the early morning of Tuesday, July 23rd where students will get aboard the “Cheesehead Express” which will pick up in 10 – 15 different cities across Wisconsin. […]

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Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest

4-H Clubs to Create Newest Cedar Crest Ice Cream Flavor: Entries Now Being Accepted Madison, WI [June 15, 2019] — Cedar Crest Ice Cream, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation have teamed up again to present the “Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest” for Wisconsin 4-H clubs. More than 1600 clubs are eligible to create and […]

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Carnival Lights Showcase 4-H Clothing Garments

Seventeen youth from Buffalo County displayed their talent at the 2019 Clothing Revue, Country Nights & Carnival Lights on June 18, at the Roger Marten Community Center. Youth ranging from kindergarten to seniors in high school participated in this year’s Clothing Revue. Exhibitors were judged on the criteria of fit, style, pattern, and fabric selection […]

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Market Animal Exhibitors Participate in Livestock Clinic

Over 60 youth from Buffalo and Pepin counties participated in a livestock clinic hosted by Buffalo County UW-Madison Division of Extension on Monday, June 17. Dr. Nicole Costello from Mondovi Veterinary Service engaged and taught youth about disease transfer, the importance of quarantines, and public health. Fair Intern, Rachel Hovey, led a discussion based lesson […]

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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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