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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 […]

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Area Animal Science Days

2019 Wisconsin Area Animal Science Days June  18 – Polk County June 20 – Waupaca County   June 28 – Grant  County Wisconsin 4-H Area Animal Science Days are a series of four day-long events held in June where youth in the beef, dairy, horse, sheep and swine projects can increase their decision making skills and […]

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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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2019 Reality Check

Approximately 350 students from Alma, Mondovi, Gilmanton, Cochran-Fountain City, Durand, Pepin, Independence, Elmwood, and Plum City schools participated in the Reality Check Financial and Life Choices Education experience.  The event was hosted by the Mondovi High School.  Reality Check gives each students a real life simulation of what life is like as a mid-twenty year […]

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Local YQCA Dates Scheduled For Animal Exhibitors

YQCA Dates Set For Animal Exhibitors Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) training dates have been set for animal exhibitors planning to exhibit dairy, beef, sheep, swine, poultry, and rabbits at the Buffalo County Fair. Exhibitors will have the option to complete the training in person or online. Exhibitors will pay $3 for […]

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Snapshot Wisconsin: Pepin County Wildlife Monitoring Opportunity

Snapshot Wisconsin is a statewide effort to engage volunteers and students in monitoring wildlife populations using trail cameras. Participants in the project help collect crucial information used for wildlife management decision support at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, all while capturing exciting photos of local critters! Snapshot Wisconsin is now accepting trail camera host […]

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Animal Identification Information Entered by May 1st

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 Instructions For more  information on livestock see our Meat Animal Project page

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Managerial Animal Project Agreement Due April 1st!

Non-market animals, such as breeding classes or steer calves may be ownership or managerial. In some instances, the 4-H member may not have the resources or facilities needed to own their own animal. In these cases, the 4-H member can still participate in the project by entering into an “Managerial Agreement” with someone who owns […]

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