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November Kids in the Kitchen – Amazing Apple Snacks

The November’s Kids in the Kitchen program theme was “Amazing Apple Snacks”; students prepared and ate Apple Nachos and made a take-n-bake Apple Crisp to enjoy at home. On November 27, Pepin elementary students had the opportunity to attend an after school nutrition and health event called Kids in the Kitchen.  This program encourages healthy […]

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Resilient Farms Conference – Livestream in Durand

Resilient Farms Conference – Livestream in Durand Date:   December 11th, 2018 Time:   8:30am – 3:30pm Cost:   No cost Contact:   Micheal Travis, Pepin County Agriculture Agent Email:  micheal.travis@ces.uwex.edu Faced with lower milk and other commodity prices, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to diversify and add new revenue streams. Towards that end, Compeer Financial and University of […]

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Limited Space Remains: Resilient Farms Conference Exploring Ideas for Creating New Farm Revenue

Release Date: November 28, 2018 Rebecca Binsfeld, Compeer Financial, Rebecca.binsfeld@compeer.com Trisha Wagner, UW-Extension Farm Management Program, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu   Farmers considering diversifying their farm revenue streams or exploring value added options are encouraged to register soon for the December 11th Resilient Farms Conference.  Attendees will leave equipped with tools and resources to make informed business decisions […]

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Festival of Arts 2019

Festival of Arts 2019 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 communicating […]

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Durand Area Youth Complete Child Care Clinic

Durand area youth have recently earned their completion cards from the Child Care Clinic and are eager to put their newly-learned skills to practice. This program is designed to help middle school and teen aged youth learn what it takes to be a responsible, competent, dependable and safe babysitter. This clinic was coordinated and taught […]

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Vaping – Juuling Student Survey Report Released

437 STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12 PARTICIPATED IN THE VAPING & JUULING SURVEY IN THE FALL OF 2018. STUDENTS IN ALL SIX SCHOOLS IN BUFFALO & PEPIN COUNTIES (ALMA, MONDOVI, GILMANTON, COCHRANE-FOUNTAIN CITY, DURAND AND PEPIN) WISCONSIN RESPONDED TO THE SURVEY.

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Child Care Clinic – November 19

Durand Area 2018 CHILD CARE CLINIC November 19, 2018 Competent, reliable youth child care providers are always in demand.  In our rural area, many children care for themselves and younger siblings at home.  A Child Care Clinic (CCC) will be offered for students, in 5th grade and up.  This clinic provides students with knowledge and […]

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2018 Durand Trunk or Treat

On October 31, 2018 Pepin County 4-H participated in the 1st annual Durand Trunk – or – Treat.  Approximately 300-400 youth from the Durand area participated in the event making the event very successful. Pepin County 4-H offered games with various skill levels with non-allergen prizes for all of the youth participating.  Thank you to […]

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2018 Pepin County 4-H Achievement Program

Pepin County’s 4-H held their Achievement Program at the Pepin School on Sunday October 14, 2018. The Achievement program recognizes our Pepin County 4-H members and their accomplishments for this year. Members of the 4-H Senior Youth Council (Teen Leaders) led the program.  Approximately 50 4-H members, parents, leaders and friends attended the program. Usually […]

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