Austin George is the 2019 Outstanding Buffalo County 4-H Member

Austin George of Hilltop Climbers 4-H is the 2019 Outstanding Buffalo County 4-H Member. He was awarded a $100 scholarship along with a certificate. Austin is the current youth president of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association and the Friends of the Buffalo County 4-H, Inc. Trust Fund youth represenative. Austin has also helped teach […]

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Flying “cow pies” and water balloons at Ag Olympics

Over fifty young people participated in the Buffalo County Fair Ag Olympics in the Show Arena on August 4, 2019. Thirteen teams of four competed in crazy agricultural related games like “cow pie” tic tac toe, water balloon mine “field” and a contest for the best team cheer. The program was organized by Buffalo County […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Charter Edition

Do you know that 4-H clubs must apply for a charter to use the 4-H name and emblem each year in Wisconsin? It’s not a tough process, but it’s an important one. Take a minute and learn more about the pieces of renewing a 4-H club charter. Charter-Annual-Renewal-2018-Fillable-PDF 2018-Policies

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Evie Bork is Junior Champion Dog Handler

Evie Bork was the junior champion dog handler. The overall best handler was senior showman Andrew Mehus and the intermediate champion dog showman was Kenmund Mehus. Philip and Kaleb Krzyszton and Jacob Callahan were also blue ribbon and reserve champion winners at the Buffalo County Fair Dog Show on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Judge Renee […]

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They escaped…barely.

The Buffalo County Fair featured an escape room this year for teens. You had to solve codes, clues and puzzles as well as find the hidden pieces to unlock the locks and find the missing fair exhibit before it was too late. Each team had 45 minutes and three hints to use. Super fun morning […]

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Buffalo County Fair Bloopers!

These exhibits were awarded for the not so good flops! One exhibit never stopped drying and other ripped before the fair. One had the paint bleed all over the exhibit while another was mistakenly not entered in the Buffalo County Fair! For their efforts, these exhibits received the famed black blooper ribbon! Blooper Judge Marie […]

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4-H Cloverbuds at the Buffalo County Fair

The youngest 4-H members who just completed grades Kindergarten, First and Second grades showcased their 4-H projects at the Buffalo County Fair on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Over 100 4-H Cloverbuds spoke to a judge about how they created their artwork, baked goods or science experiments. Each exhibitor received a green rosette ribbon for their […]

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2019 Herdsmanship Judging Schedule

Fair time is here and that means we need Herdsmanship Judges! Please assign one older member (Grade 9 & up), a leader, or parent from your club/ chapter as your Herdsmanship judge. Younger members are welcome to shadow your chosen judge during judging. The judge should make plans to arrive at the Fair Office throughout […]

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4-H Horse Champ Show Pleasure and Fun Speed Show

4-H Horse Champ Show Pleasure and Fun Speed Show Saturday, August 31, 2019 8:00 a.m. La Crosse County Interstate Fairgrounds West Salem, Wisconsin 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 […]

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45th Annual Western District 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show

August 17, 2019 – Start Time: 8:00 AM Pierce County Fairgrounds – Ellsworth, Wisconsin Click here for more information and for registration forms. All registration forms and payment must be returned to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Buffalo County office by Friday July 26, 2019.   Please make all checks payable to: Pierce […]

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4-H Horse Show for Buffalo County Fair Exhibitors

After a day’s delay due to inclement weather, the Buffalo County Fair Horse Show took place on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at the Loomis Lazy L Arena in Mondovi, WI. Fourteen 4-H members from Buffalo and Pepin County participated in pleasure competitions in the morning and a gymkhana fun show in the afternoon. The judge […]

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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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