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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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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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Bristol Blazers 4-H Club Open and Youth Model Horse Show

Saturday, January 21, 2017 Doors open at 7:00 am.  Open show starts promptly at 8:00am, Youth Show at 8:30am. At: Arlington Agriculture Research Station, N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington WI 53911 Contact:  Carmen Fritz   email: jcfritz1@gmail.com      phone: 608-345-0677 Model Horse Show Bill

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Submit proposals now for 2017 youth initiative funding from BYFY!

Submit Proposals NOW for Youth Initiative Funding for 2017 Programming! By Youth For Youth (BYFY) is a committee of local high school students who will direct approximately $30,000 to projects generated, planned and implemented by youth groups benefiting people across Dane County.  Each year, the BYFY committee sets funding priorities to meet the needs of […]

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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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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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