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What is 4-H?

4-H is the youth development part of University of Wisconsin-Extension. Dane County youth and adults learn together to think clearly and make decisions, to care about others, to develop skills for living, and to practice healthy lifestyles. Education happens through 4-H projects, group programs, fun activities, and in-depth learning experiences. 4-H youth and adult volunteers work […]

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Wisconsin State Fair Beef Results

Congratulations to everyone who exhibited at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair! Here are results from Dane County: Beef- 1st   Herdsmen award Thanks to Nicole Bakken and her crew Nicole Bakken Champion intermediate Shorthorn Summer yearling Res. Champion AOB Cow/calf pair Bailey George Class winner Shorthorn Yearling Cody Suddeth Class winner Sr. Yearling Shorthorn Heifer […]

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2015 Fall Forum

Adult and Youth Leaders – Mark Your Calendars for Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration Don’t miss out on a great statewide workshop for youth and adult leaders!!! What: Fall Forum and Hall of Fame Celebration When: November 6-8, 2015 (starting with registration at 6:00 p.m. Friday, November 6 and ending 10:30 a.m. November […]

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Shooting Sports Committee Seeking Support!

The Dane County 4H Shooting Sports Committee is in need of archery equipment and is seeking your support. Every year the Shooting Sports Committee organizes youth archery lessons throughout Dane County for interested youth. Classes are run by state certified volunteer instructors and are open to youth of all ages. We are excited to report […]

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Youth Livestock Safety

Welcome to Youth Livestock Safety Livestock represent a major source of injury to children, accounting for at least one in five non-fatal injuries to children every year. Youth who show livestock generally spend a great deal of time with their animals, and therefore may be at greater risk of injury. The information here is designed […]

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