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Selecting, Raising and Showing Quality Poultry

Dane County 4-H Poultry Project Workshop February 5, 2015  6-7:30 pm 5201 Fen Oak Drive (4-H Office) Presenters: Sydney and Shelby Tone  “Selecting, Raising and Showing Quality Poultry” is a workshop that will be presented by fourth year 4-H poultry project youth leaders, Sydney and Shelby Tone in conjunction with their APA-ABA Youth Poultry Club Poultry […]

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Beef Sheep and Swine Educational Meetings

All youth planning to show or sell a large animal at the Dane County Fair MUST attend at least one Educational Meeting per species they’re selling. This is in addition to attending MAQA training or testing. A list of approved Educational Meetings is listed below. Be sure to check this list often for updates and/or […]

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Dane County 4-H Sewing and Quilting Camps

Dane County Sewing Camps February and March 2015 Please join us for sewing fun, learning new sewing techniques, and learning how to make a garment/quilt that shows quality construction. Are you interested in: *Gaining a little more sewing experience and learn new sewing techniques? *Making a project in a day? *Learning how to use a […]

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Tree Seedlings Available for 4-H Clubs

The Wisconsin DNR State Nursery Program would like to encourage 4-H clubs and other youth groups to plant trees. Trees provide a home for wildlife, protect our soil and water, and help clean our air. The State Nursery Program has a long tradition of providing tree seedlings to 4-H, FFA and other youth groups. These […]

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Nasco Showing and Grooming Demonstrations

Nasco Showing and Grooming Demonstrations Nasco will be presenting their 29th annual Showing & Grooming Demonstrations on May 9, 2015. Experienced showmen will conduct these information demonstrations. Topics for discussion will include: animal selection, proper clipping techniques, choice of grooming equipment and showmanship. Questions may be freely asked during the demonstrations. During each demonstration, door […]

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What is 4-H?

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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2015 Youth Pig Project Scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 scholarship used to offset costs […]

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Tri-County 4-H Invitational

Listed below are the registration forms for the Tri-County Archery & Air Rifle Tournament being held on March 27 & 28, 2015. Also listed are the registration Forms for the Wildlife WHEP Wisconsin 4-H wildlife Art contest being held on March 27 & 28, 2015. The wildlife art contest is open to all 4-H members interested in learning […]

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2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification

2015 Wisconsin State Fair Market Animal Identification New for 2015! Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep or swine at the 2015 Wisconsin State Fair will need to get their animal projects DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin Livestock Identification Consortium (WLIC) by the respective State Fair eligibility deadlines.  WLIC is coordinating a statewide DNA/RFID identification […]

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Stateline Equine Education Program

Below is the brochure for the upcoming annual equine conference held in Southeast WI. Some of you may remember this as the “Bi-State Horse Program” but it has recently been renamed as the “Stateline Equine Education Program”. We will hosting this program on Saturday February 21st 2015 at the Kenosha County Center in Bristol, WI. The […]

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Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Scholarship

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board will award three $1,000 scholarships, for use during the second semester of the 2015-16 school year, to third or fourth-year college students pursuing dairy-related or food science degrees at one of Wisconsin’s four-year universities. Two additional $1,000 scholarships will be made available to high school seniors planning to […]

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4-H ArtBeat!

It’s time to start thinking about 4-H ArtBeat! 4-H Art Beat! was created for 4-H members in grades 3-5 and their parents and leaders and is the introductory program for Wisconsin 4-H Arts and Communication! ArtBeat! will be held March 20 and 21, 2015, at our State 4-H Camp, Upham Woods in the Wisconsin Dells. […]

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Izzy Quattrucci at Board of Regents Meeting

Izzy Quattrucci at Board of Regents Meeting

On December 5, 2014 Dane County 4-H member Isabella (Izzy) Quattrucci , a member of Queststars 4-H Club, was invited to participate in the Student Spotlight at the University of Wisconsin System’s Board Of Regents meeting on the UW-Madison Campus.  As an urban 4-H member, Izzy was able to share with those in attendance about […]

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4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contest

Wisconsin Youth Livestock Program |  4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contest// What:  Livestock Bowl is a quiz competition where all the questions are about beef, sheep, swine, and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions.  Teams compete in a double elimination format by giving oral answers to questions […]

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Revised 4-H Forms and Manuals

Newly revised 4-H forms and manuals are now available on the Dane County 4-H website: fyi.uwex.edu/dane4hyouth/awards. These include new project record book forms for all levels, new Special Awards forms and new Dane County 4-H/Dickson Scholarship forms.  Please discard any previous versions of these forms from your computer or 4-H files and direct members to […]

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2015 Youth Pig Project Announced

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee is offering Youth Pig Project scholarships, designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee Scholarship Information Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee Scholarship Application

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