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Division of Extension’s Resources for the COVID-19 Outbreak

With a “safer-at-home” order now in effect for all of Wisconsin, our staff is producing resources across our program areas to help those all over Wisconsin. We will collect and link these resources as they’re available. Tools for small businesses, farmers, and those looking for financial support have already been produced and given to educators […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: LIMITED OFFICE CAPACITY

The Extension Office of Pepin County will have limited capacity during the COVID-19 virus outbreak. Some Extension staff will be working remotely and many events and programming have been postponed.

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4-H Camp Kinnissippewa Counselors Get Set for Virtual Campfire

4-H camp counselors from Buffalo, Pierce, Pepin, Trempealeau and Jackson counties met virtually on Thursday, July 9 to learn more about teaching and leading campers via technology. The counselors will be working with 4-H Youth Development Educators and interns to conduct sessions for campers focused on environmental education and science in outdoor settings. Campers are […]

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4-H Photography Composition Competition

Register HERE for the 4-H Photography Modules: https://forms.gle/cqCD2tsoxJf3H1mA8 Once you register you will be provided with the link to access all the modules and the competition submission form. Any Buffalo and Pepin County 4-H youth or adult volunteers can participate. It is FREE! We’re hoping you’ll watch the 4-7 minute video with photo examples in each […]

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4-H Horse Summer Riding Challenge

The members of the Pierce County 4-H Horse Committee have come up with an event that may peak your interest and would cordially invite you to take part. Since we are not able to get together and most of you are still seeing your horse on a regular basis, we thought we would send out […]

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COVID-19 Contact Tracing Scam

A new scam has been reported by the WI Dept. of Justice. This one uses the guise of contact tracing to try to get personal financial information. Below are a few highlights from this DOJ news release  or as a pdf here. Contact tracing identifies people who have recently been in close contact with someone […]

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STEAM @ HOME

Engaging at STEAM @ Home for youth will provide the materials and simple instructions to complete 30 hands-on science experiments and art learning activities right in your own backyard or kitchen! Open to any youth in Buffalo or Pepin County. Youth do not need to be enrolled in 4-H. The activities are geared for older […]

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Registration for Camp Open NOW

HURRY – SIGN UP NOW!!   4-H Camp Kinnissippewa In A Bag contains the materials for over 30 engaging activities that bring camp to you! The Bag includes a unique T-shirt and fun, hands-on nature, science and arts & crafts geared for 3rd-6th grades or 7th-8th grades. Campers of any age are welcome to register and participate […]

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2020-2021 Buffalo County Fair Frequently Asked Questions

With the cancellation of the 2020 Buffalo County Fair, there has been some frequently asked questions from exhibitors and their families about what the remainder of the 2020 season looks like and what the decision means for 2021’s Fair. Check out our FAQ’s document below. Have questions about the 2020 or 2021 Buffalo County Fair […]

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DATCP Announces Details for $50 Million Wisconsin Farm Support Program

30-second information audio spot in English 30-second information audio spot in Spanish   Press Release Date: June 5, 2020 Media Contact: Grace Atherton, Communications Director, (608) 224-5020,  grace.atherton@wisconsin.gov MADISON – Following extensive discussions with agricultural stakeholders, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is announcing the timeline and eligibility requirements of the […]

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