January 2019 4-H Leaders Association Meeting

BUFFALO COUNTY 4-H LEADERS’ ASSOCIATION January 20, 2019 Alma Courthouse; 3rd Floor County Board Room 4:00PM –        Sort/Pick Up 4-H Candy Bars for Fundraiser 5:00PM –        Annual Leader Training – Communicating Across Generations -Mandatory Youth and Adult club member training.  One youth and one adult from each club MUST attend this mandatory training. 6:00PM […]

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Do you know 4-H? The University Edition

Do you know that 4-H in Wisconsin is linked to the University of Wisconsin-Madison? Every time you saw the 4-H clover emblem in Wisconsin, you likely saw the UW-Extension logo, too. UW-Extension is the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Now, we’re the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Buffalo County!   And, just to make it more […]

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4-H Alumni of the Year is Steve Weiss

The 2018 Buffalo County 4-H Alumni Award was awarded at the Buffalo County Fair Association Meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Steve Weiss of Mondovi was selected as the honorary 4-H alumni for 2018. He was presented the award by Amy Losinski, a Glencoe Hustlers 4-H Club youth leader and a Junior Director of the […]

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Do you know 4-H? The Four Essential Elements Edition

Do you know that 4-H is backed by the top youth development research in the nation? Foundational research from Dr. Richard M. Lerner at Tuft’s University tells us that if we apply four essential elements in our 4-H clubs, we’ll be more successful in developing capable young adults.     

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4-H Youth Horse Leaders Participate in Annual Conference

Autumn Marrow, Hannah Bauer and Emma Sandberg attended the WI 4-H Horse Leaders Conference that was held November 9-11, 2018 at the UW-River Falls campus in River Falls, WI.  Youth and Leaders from across the state attended educational workshops that focused on youth-adult partnerships, inclusion in 4-H horse programs, connections and interactions with county educators and the […]

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Hilltop Climber’s 4-H December Meeting

The Hilltop Climber’s 4-H members met at Central Lutheran Church  on Sunday, December 9th, at 3pm.  We assembled Christmas ornaments and packed food for the backpack program. The officers wrapped the gifts for the Wish Tree.The meeting was then called to order. The reports were read and approved. Old Business: We welcomed the new members. […]

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Youth Pig Project Scholarships

WPA Offers Youth Pig Project Scholarships The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is once again offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are […]

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2019 Buffalo County Upcoming Travel Experiences

Congratulations to all the 2019 travel experiences delegates! Alison George was selected to represent Buffalo County at Space Camp in 2019. Buffalo County will be represented at the 2019 4-H Youth Conference by Julia Moats, Hunter Guenter and Brooke Putz . American Spirit travel experiences were awarded to the following 4-H members in Buffalo County. Morgan […]

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2019 Festival of Arts

  2019 Festival of Arts When: Sunday February 10, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Alma Area High School in Alma WI. The 4-H Festival of Arts provides all 4-H members and Cloverbuds in Buffalo and Pepin County the opportunity: To share their skills and talents with others. To further develop their skills in […]

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Friend of 4-H is presented to Central Lutheran Church

The Central Lutheran Church in Mondovi received the 2018 Buffalo County Friend of 4-H Award. Julia Moats, Secretary of the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association, presented Pastor Rolf Morck with the recognition on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The annual award is provided to individuals and organizations that serve as partners with Buffalo County 4-H, helping […]

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4-H Community Servant is Michelle Moats

Michelle Moats of Hilltop Climbers 4-H was awarded the Buffalo County 4-H 2018 Servant Leader Award by Patty George at the 4-H Leaders Association meeting on Sunday, November 11. Moats was selected as the recipient to recognize her efforts in promoting community involvement at the local, regional and state levels. Currently, Michelle is the Vice […]

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Kleinschmidt is 4-H Volunteer of the Year

Wendy Kleinschmidt was awarded the Buffalo County 4-H Volunteer of the Year award for 2018. Kleinschmidt is the 4-H Club leader for Bear Creek 4-H in Mondovi. Her daughter, Amber Kleinschmidt, presented her with the recognition on Sunday, November 11 at the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association meeting. Kleinschmidt was nominated due to her dedication […]

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Youth Write Code for National Youth Science Day

Students from Alma, Gilmanton and Cochrane-Fountain City Schools wrote code for National Youth Science Day during the month of October. Young people used computer coding strategies to help Annie Lisowski, University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H Youth Development Educator, perform the chicken dance. Students then used a software program called Scratch to animate a scene using code […]

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New Youth & Adults Join 4-H Leaders Officer Team

At their September meeting, one year after officially combining the Buffalo County 4-H Leaders Association and the Buffalo County 4-H Youth Council, the second set of youth and adult officers were elected. Welcome to our new leadership team! Prior to the meeting, 4-H youth and adults reviewed 4-H records submitted by members across the County. […]

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Hilltop Climbers 4-H Says “We All Belong in 4-H”

Hilltop Climbers 4-H Club met at the Arboretum Park at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 9. The meeting was called to order by President, Josh Linse and the Pledges were said. The treasurer and secretary were not in attendance so the reports were unavailable Old business: Thank you to everyone that took the cans to […]

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Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce County 4-H Youth Learn and Serve with California 4-H

Eighteen 4-H youth leaders from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in a weeklong service-learning educational travel experience in the state of California July 13-20, 2018. The purpose of the travel is to build teens’ youth leadership skills and appreciation for diversity, power and privilege while completing community service for those living in poverty and […]

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