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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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Adding Value to Your Farm: Exploring On-Farm Dairy Processing

  Have you thought about processing your own milk, cheese, yogurt or ice cream? How would you go about changing your business model, marketing and making your own product? This workshop features the nuts and bolts of early business planning including processing practicalities, building a farm-based dairy business, and advice from Wisconsin Farmers Union members […]

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Pepin County 4-H Scholarship Application Available

To qualify for the Pepin County 4-H $500.00 Leader Parent Federation Scholarship, you must be a high school senior who resides in or near Pepin County and a current Pepin County 4-H member.  You must be planning to attend a technical college, university, or other applicable short course in any area of study. Payment of […]

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UW-Extension Program “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward”

Contact: Trisha Wagner, Farm Management Program Coordinator, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu, or County Extension Agent/Educator (contacts below)  The UW-Extension Program “Your Farm Future: A blueprint to move your farm forward” is intended  for farmers interested in planning and preparing for the future of their farm business in the context of current challenging economic conditions.  The world of agriculture […]

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RESCHEDULED – 2019 Festival of Arts – February 24

Festival of Arts 2019  Rescheduled for: Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Where: Alma Area High School in Alma WI. Festival of Arts Event Program 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 […]

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