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 […]

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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, […]

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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.

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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 […]

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No-Till Gardening

No Till, Permanent Beds for Organic Vegetables – Four Winds Farm mulches with compost to suppress weeds and improve their soil.

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