Metal Stamping new to the Festival of Arts

Mark your calendars for the February 11, 2018 Buffalo & Pepin County 4-H Festival of Arts.  This year at the Festival of Arts you will have the opportunity to make your very own custom stamped jewelry or key chain you can take to the Buffalo County Fair.  Don’t forget to bring some spending money so […]

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Mount Olympus at 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa

“Mount Olympus” was the Greek mythology theme of the 2017 Pepin, Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pierce Counties’ 4-H Camp Kinnissippewa in Marine on St.Croix, Minnesota from June 14-16, 2017.  Over 120 youth ages 9 – 14 attended this year’s camp with 25 teen leaders contributing their leadership skills and time to serve as camp counselors. Over the […]

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Is Robotic Milking Right for my Farm?

During the past couple of decades, robotic milking systems have been installed on many farms throughout the world. The main goals for these system include: reduce labor, increase milking frequency, increase milk production, and improve quality of life. As with any major capital investment, the benefits afforded by these systems must to be objectively weighed […]

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Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk

Why Pasteurize? The Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk B. Ingham, University of Wisconsin-Extension, October 2014   Milk is a natural liquid food. It is nutrient-rich; it contributes high-quality protein, essential vitamins, and minerals, including calcium, to the diet. Since prehistoric times humans have used milk in many ways: to drink; to churn into butter; to […]

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