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Animal Identification Information Entered by May 1st

IMPORTANT!  Deadline Approaching Soon! 4-H Exhibitors planning to exhibit animals at the 2019 Buffalo County Fair must identify all animals in 4-HOnline by May 1st.  Note: Animals entered into 4-HOnline in 2018 that have been carried over, must be selected and activated for the 2019 Fair season. Animal Identification Directions   

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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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Senior Day #Adulting 2019

All the 12th graders in Buffalo County at Alma, Gilmanton, C-FC and Mondovi Schools will participate in Senior Day presented by the Buffalo County Partnership Council on April 26, 2019 at C-FC School.

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Buffalo County Horsemanship Clinic

Sunday- May 5, 2019 Double H Arena, Mondovi, Wi.  Registration deadline:  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Clinicians Laura Windmiller-(English) and Melissa Jo Hester-(Western) will be sharing their expertise with participants. Agenda topics include:  Western Horsemanship, Showmanship, English/Hunter Horsemanship, Leads, Leg Yielding & Sidepassing, and Show Program Cover Design Contest (explanation). Detailed information and registration form is available […]

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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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Area Animal Science Days (AASD)

Regional animal science educational opportunities available to Wisconsin 4-H members.  Specifically, Area Animal Science Days is a series of four day-long events held around the state in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects increase their decision making skills and knowledge of animals through judging and grading experiences.  Events include […]

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Volunteers are the HEART of 4-H

During National Volunteers Week 2019, we’d like to call out our Buffalo County 4-H Volunteers who make our county program one of the best in Wisconsin. Give your favorite volunteer a shout out in the comments by telling how they are extraordinary and they could win a special volunteer gift this year! Thank you 4-H […]

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State Fair Clothing Revue

Youth who have created high quality clothing are encouraged to participate in the Wisconsin State Fair Clothing Revue program. Youth will have an opportunity to participate in style revues where they model their clothing and attend educational sessions to further enhance their poise and modeling skills. Through this experience, youth will also further develop their […]

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Raise Your Hand for Your State Youth!

VOTE HERE Win $20,000 and bring 4-H programs to more kids in your community! The “Raise Your Hand” initiative is a nationwide call-to-action for 4-H alumni, supporters, and friends to vote to win funding for their 4-H state program. This funding helps more kids in their communities benefit from the hands-on learning programs 4-H offers, […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Civil Rights Edition

Do you know that Wisconsin 4-H is an organization that receives federal assistance and oversight from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture through UW-Extension? It is because we receive federal support (and because it’s simply the right thing to do for our youth and families) we need to comply with civil rights laws and […]

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Teen Court panel members come together for mini-training

Buffalo/Pepin County Teen Court panel members, who serve as peer judges for youth offenders, came together on Wednesday, March 27 for a mini-training experience at the Buffalo County Courthouse in Alma. At the training, more experienced Teen Court panelists shared strategies with newer ones, practiced questioning techniques, including motivational interviewing, and generated action words to […]

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C-FC Community Prevention Night

Cochrane-Fountain City boasted 100 individuals at the final of two Community Prevention Nights hosted by the Buffalo County Partnership Council that took place at the Cochrane-Fountain City School Auditorium on March 28, 2019. The Community Prevention Night featured a drug awareness presentation, a mock bedroom and backpack for parents, a K9 demonstration and resources on […]

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

  National Take-Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. On Saturday, April 27th from 9:00 am until Noon, Buffalo County in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Justice will give the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous […]

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Spinning Around

Before the 4-H Leaders Association Meeting on March 17, 4-H members and volunteers spun around! It was a mini clover college in which everyone chose their paint and made art on heart shaped canvases. Check out all the amazing designs. Our Spin Art STEM Toolkit and supplies are available to 4-H clubs and other non-profit […]

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