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Can You Balance Screen Time and Family Time?

http://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2018/07/05/screen-time-family-time-two Whether it be cell phone, tablet, computer or other devices, many of today’s families struggle with issues around screen time. This program features Anya Kamenetz, author of “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life” and provides insightful discussion around protecting family relationships and identity, while managing use […]


44th Annual Western District 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show

August 18, 2018 – Start Time: 8:00AM Polk County Fairgrounds  St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin Entry Deadline: August 1, 2018. This show is open to all 4-H Horse, FFA or other youth group project members in good standing with their county 4-H program or their youth program. Member must have exhibited at their county or community […]


Fair Entry Tags Available for Pick-Up

The Buffalo/Pepin County Fair entry tags are printed and ready for pick-up from the UW-Extension office. Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (lunch 12:00 -12:30 pm).  Please arrange to pick them up as soon as possible.  Should an error be found on the entry tags that requires a correction, please […]


Set Up and Clean Up Schedule for Buffalo/Pepin County Fair

Set Up and Clean Up Schedule for Buffalo/Pepin County Fair  Fair Set-up & Clean-up It is Fair time once again!  We are asking all 4-H members, parents and leaders to assist with Fair set-up and clean-up days. Set-up:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018                8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Important:  Please bring gloves, rakes, brooms, […]


The 21st Annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day

The Safety Day is a fun filled day of learning for Kindergarten thru Sixth grade. Open to all children, farm and non-farm, from Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pepin Counties. Topics include: Drug Awareness, Hidden Hazards, Mental Health, Farm Equipment Safety, Bike Safety, Gun Safety, First Aid and Fire Department/EMS.

Each participant will receive a Safety Day t-shirt, lunch, and a goodie bag.


Lake Geneva Destination for FIVE Educational Travel Experience

4-H members from Buffalo, Pepin and Pierce Counties participated in the FIVE (Finding Interesting Varieties in Everyone) educational travel experience to Lake Geneva, WI between June 13-15, 2018. During their travel, youth visited the Geneva Lake History Museum and learned about the first inhabitants of the area, the Potowatomi American Indians. Youth also toured the […]