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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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Job Opportunity – 4-H Youth Development Coordinator

4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR FOR DANE COUNTY UW-EXTENSION Dane County UW-Extension is looking for a 4-H Youth Development team member who is committed to improving the lives of youth by providing educational experiences and working to change systems and transform communities. UW-Extension’s values of community, discovery, inclusiveness, relationships and respect will guide the 4-H Youth […]

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Central Wisconsin Cat Show

The Central Wisconsin Cat Club is proud to announce their upcoming 28th Annual Spring Purebred & Household Pet Cat Show. We will be conducting our show on April 29 & 30, 2017. This shows will be held at Faith Christian Academy School Gym (Formerly St. Matthew’s School), 225 S. 28th. Ave., Wausau, WI 54401. Admission […]

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Performer’s Festival and Communication Arts Festival

Mark your calendars and spread the word to all 4-H members… The Dane County 4-H Performers Festival has been scheduled! Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00am LaFollette High School Auditorium, 702 Pflaum Road, Madison All acts welcome – singing, dancing, drama, magic, unicycling, playing musical instruments, you name it… Top acts chosen to perform at […]

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2017 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes & rams at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA/RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below. This identification system allows animals which are DNA/RFID identified through the Wisconsin […]

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Nasco Demonstrations

NASCO Demonstrations May 13, 2017 901 Janesville Avenue Fort Atkinson 8:30-10:30 Goat Demo 8:30 – 12:00 Beef Demo 11:00 – 2:00 Sheep Demo (Break for lunch 12-1) 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Intermission and visit Nasco Store 1:00 – 4:00 Dairy Demo 2:00 – 4:00 Swine Demo There is no charge for these events, but please […]

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Wisconsin Tops California for National 4-H Avian Bowl Title

Congratulations to Shelby and Sydney Tone! STOUGHTON, WI, Nov. 17, 2016. The Wisconsin State Senior team of Sydney Tone and Shelby Tone were crowned national champions in the 2016 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference Avian Bowl held this week in Louisville, Kentucky Avian Bowl tests knowledge of commercial, domestic, exhibition, game and wild birds, including […]

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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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