Putz, Guenther Earn Wisconsin 4-H Key Award

Brooke Putz, daughter of Teri and Brian Putz of Fountain City, and Morgan Gunther, daughter of Amy and Keith Guenther of Gilmanton were selected as the Buffalo County, Wisconsin 4-H Key Award winners for 2021. The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest awards a 4-H member can receive, honors only a select group of […]

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4-H Crowley Dairy Leadership Award – application time is here

Current 4-H Dairy Project members and youth leaders – check out this opportunity and apply today! In order to be eligible, 4-H members: Must be currently enrolled in the 4-H Dairy Project and have at least two previous years of membership. Must be in 10th-12th grades as of January 1, 2021. Should have an outstanding […]

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Mill Creek 4-H creates their own snow, virtually

The Mill Creek 4-H club met virtually on Sunday, January 17 for their first meeting of 2021! The club members worked together to create their own plastic hanger designs by sharing tips and tricks via video. Mill Creek 4-H club officers began the meeting with the traditional pledges and ended their meeting with plans for […]

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Western Wisconsin Beef Producers Scholarship

This scholarship is available to any graduating high school senior attending or planning to attend a College, Vocational School, Technical School, Agriculture Short Course, or any other institution of higher learning.  The applicant must be a (or have an immediate family member that is a) member in good standing** of the Western Wisconsin Beef Producer’s […]

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FREE Mental Health First Aid Training

Identify. Understand. Respond. Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. Mental Health is predicted to be the fourth wave of the Covid-19 Pandemic,  This free Mental Health First Aid training provides an opportunity for individuals to help in a community member’s mental health crisis […]

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Join the Buffalo / Pepin Teen Court Team

Buffalo / Pepin County Teen Court is seeking high school students who are interested in serving as peer judges and panel members for our restorative justice system for first time offenders in Buffalo and Pepin Counties. All interviews, trainings and hearings in Spring 2021 will be virtual. It’s a great opportunity to build your resume, […]

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Western Wisconsin 4-H Counties Arts & Crafts Mini-Camp

Join the Western Wisconsin 4-H Counties for an Arts & Crafts Mini-Camp! via zoom from 6-7PM, Tuesdays Feb 23-March 16 Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/ZizhqioNzeWeNqAg9 Register by January 26, 2021 Explore art principles and mediums.  We’ll work with clay, textiles, paper, and paint.  Feb 23- discuss symmetry while making paper snowflakes March 2- make a pinch pot […]

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There’s nothing like enJOYing the Outdoors!

Buffalo County 4-H members utilized the beautiful outdoors to practice 4-H project skills in January 2021! 4-H young people were challenged to show their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art or Math) skills while enjoying the outdoors. Another category challenged 4-H youth to get outside and try on a new or cherished favorite silent sport like […]

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Buffalo County Community Health Survey

This Community Health Survey is designed for adult residents and students in 5th through 12th grade living in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The purpose of the survey is to gather local, real-time data that will help decision-makers provide services and information that support Buffalo County residents during the COVID-19 pandemic and in the future. The Survey […]

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15 years in 4-H Shooting Sports

Brad Lisowski is celebrating 15 years as a Buffalo County 4-H volunteer in 2020! Brad started out as a certified archery and shooting sports instructor and coordinator countywide and now supports the Golden Hornets 4-H club as a project leader. He is certified in archery, air rifle and muzzleloader. Each certification requires 8 hours of […]

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Clover 4-H Send Warm Holiday Wishes

Clover 4-H members in Alma, WI created 118 beautiful holiday cards for residents at Gunderson/St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Care Center in Wabasha, MN as part of their 4-H service-learning project. Each card included a hand-written note from a 4-H member telling a little about one of their 4-H projects this year. Unable to visit in […]

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January Enjoy the Outdoors 4-H Project Challenge

Buffalo County 4-H is inviting 4-H members and their families during the month of January to take part in our Enjoy the Outdoors 4-H Project Challenge! The purpose of the 4-H Project Challenge is to practice 4-H project skills at home, engage in 4-H learning with family members and have a little fun sharing your […]

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Lucky 16 4-H Club honors local heroes at holiday time

4-H members in the Lucky 16 4-H club worked to create holiday care packages for members of the Mondovi Fire Department during the holiday season! Youth included messages of appreciation and special individually wrapped treats and gifts to demonstrate how much they care about their local essential workers and volunteers!

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Are you YETI for some 4-H Winter STEAM fun?!

  YETI and SNOW themed art, science, engineering and math activities for the Winter! Targeted for Buffalo County youth in grades K-6. You do not need to be enrolled in Buffalo County 4-H. Cost is $5 per set of materials $5 payment in cash or check (preferred) made payable to Buffalo County 4-H should be […]

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2021 Livestock Educational Virtual Programming

The Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program (WYLP), in connection with the University of Wisconsin Madison Animal & Dairy Sciences Department, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Division of Extension, are excited to offer these LIVE Virtual Zoom educational programs for the winter/spring of 2020-2021.  These current topics are for youth and adults alike and occur […]

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Celebrating 35 years of 4-H Leadership

Buffalo County 4-H is celebrating the powerful club and project leadership of two 4-H adult volunteers for 35 years of service to the organization. In 2020, Kathy Noll and Nancy Risler reached the milestone for over three decades of 4-H youth development volunteer support to young people in Buffalo County. Kathy Noll of Alma is […]

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Sphero is new coding challenge for 4-H youth

Some of our students at Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H Afterschool have had the opportunity to try their hands on our coding ball – Sphero! It’s a critical thinking and problem solving challenge to use coding blocks to instruct a digital ball how to navigate a path! Cooper Schaffner is a first grader learning the basics using […]

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Widening Opportunity Gaps as a Result of COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected every person across the globe, with vulnerable and marginalized youth populations being especially impacted by the closing of school buildings, youth programs and other services. As the pandemic progresses, young people need caring, adult relationships and youth focused services to strengthen and develop their resiliency and  life skills. PYD Recommended Responses to […]

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Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Remember Front Line Responders

Glencoe Hustlers 4-H members prepared bags to distribute to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Department and the Arcadia Police are part of their 2020-2021 4-H service-learning project. 4-H youth leaders met in pods and physically distanced in order to assemble the bags and create personalized letters to accompany the gifts. Way to learn while serving others […]

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