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4-H Broadcast Emails from 4-H Online

One way the UW-Extension Office has been trying to communicate information to a majority of families in the 4-H Program is through sending emails from the 4-H Online system.  We understand for some, these emails have been pushed to junk email folders. Please add no-reply@4honline.com to your list of email addresses that are ok to […]

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Club and/or Project Printouts

With the 4-H Online enrollment system, all club general and project leaders are now able to access their own membership lists.  Club project leaders should have access to seeing all members within your own club that have enrolled in the project you are leading.  If you are the chair of a countywide key committee, you […]

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Where to Find 4-H Information

Often we are asked where can I go to find out about all that 4-H offers.  There are several places … For people who have access to information in an electronic format, we created the Lincoln County 4-H News blog – http://fyi.uwex.edu/lincolncounty4H/ . When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H […]

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Tell us how you Tap Into Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development!

Has your time with Wisconsin 4-H changed your life? Share your story at https://uwcx.org! Across Wisconsin, 4-H members and volunteers use Wisconsin 4-H to strengthen important life skills, build strong community connections and support successful futures. Tell us about the positive impacts 4-H has had on your life, from small to large! Whether it’s gaining […]

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4HOnline web browser requirement

The developers of 4HOnline recently informed us that starting  Monday, February 15th older versions of Internet Explorer will not work with 4HOnline.  The only version of Internet Explorer that will work is version 11, the latest version. Updated versions of Firefox, Chrome, and Safari will continue to work. In order to be more secure with […]

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Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy

With the arrival of winter we wanted to remind everyone of the policy for the cancellation of Lincoln County 4-H programs (county, club and groups) that was adopted by the Lincoln County 4-H Board of Directors in January 2014. Lincoln County 4-H Cancellation Policy Lincoln County 4-H Programs (county, club and groups) are automatically canceled […]

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Calendar of Events Feature Added

We have added a new feature this Lincoln County 4-H News blog and our  Lincoln County website page called the Calendar of Events.  We will include all county and state 4-H opportunities as well as other Lincoln County UW-Extension opportunities to the best of our abilities.  If you click on an event listed on the calendar, […]

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4-H Board of Directors Sticks to Deadlines

The 4-H Board continues to discuss the importance of deadlines for various 4-H events/activities and other information.  Deadlines are put in place to allow sufficient time for preparations for events/activities and to send communications back out to participants.  The 4-H Board of Directors continues to abide by all deadlines.  Please be sure to read carefully […]

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State 4-H Dog Show

The Monroe County 4-H Dog Project will be hosting the State 4-H Dog Show this summer.  It will be held August 18-20 in Tomah at the Tomah Recreational Park. Entries will be due on July 1st.  The show booklet and complete details will be posted on the State 4-H Website when they become available.

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Wisconsin 4-H Horse Handbook Updated

The 4-H Horse Association Handbook has now been updated for 2017! The Horse Handbook is located at http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4haganimalscience/wi-4-h-horse-assn-handbook/. This Handbook includes information about State 4-H Horse events such as the Hunter and Dressage Show, Gymkhana and Expo.  You will find instructions below with deadlines for entering these three statewide events. Instructions for Lincoln County 4-H’ers […]

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Host a Norwegian or Costa Rican Exchange Student or Chaperone This Summer

The life changing opportunity to host a Norwegian or Costa Rican Exchange Student or Chaperone this summer is almost up!  Applications to host are due before February 28th. Through 4-H International Exchanges, we hope to increase the friendship and understanding between people in Wisconsin and other countries and to help our young people develop a global perspective and global […]

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Hosting an Academic Year-Long Student

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to open your home and life to the exciting world of international exchanges?  Learning about other cultures and countries and sharing your cultures and traditions can be done in your own home by hosting a year-long student through Wisconsin 4-H.   Please contact us to discuss this great opportunity […]

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2017 Youth Horse Judging Clinic – April 8th

The Department of Animal and Food Science is offering an educational clinic for youth ages 12-18 who are interested in competitive horse judging.  This program will be focused toward youth judgers and serve as a valuable aid to 4-H, FFA, and Agricultural Education coaches wishing to improve their horse judging program.  More information about the […]

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2017 Dog Project Information

The Lincoln County 4-H Dog Project Committee has been meeting to plan for this year’s weekly dog training and Fair Show.  They have asked that the dates be announced so those who plan to participate can get these dates on their calendar.  Dates are as follows for the orientation and weekly training: Dog Project Orientation Meeting […]

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Expand your Family’s Horizons and Host an Exchange Student this Summer!

Is your family looking for something fun to do this summer? Why not host a student from Japan, Korea, Finland, Costa Rica or Mexico!  Wisconsin 4-H is offering the experience of a lifetime for 75 families to host youth and adults from around the world. These young people are anxiously waiting to get to know their new host family […]

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4-H Council seeks alums ages 18-23 for national advisory committee

National 4-H Council is launching a new Youth Advisory Committee that will help us engage young people- specifically young 4-H alumni- to inform the National 4-H Council Board of Trustees and to assume real leadership roles in helping to drive Council’s work. Applications must be received by 11:59pm on March 17, 2017.  Find more info at http://4-h.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Youth-Advisory-Committee-Guidelines-1.26.2017-v2.pdf

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