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2016 Lincoln County Fair Entry Process

The Lincoln County Fair Association has announced this year’s entry process for those individuals wishing to exhibit in Junior or Open Division at the 2016 Lincoln County Fair.  If you are needing some assistance in entering your exhibits, Cindi and Debbie will be holding two sessions to assist individuals — Wednesday, June 8th from 6 […]

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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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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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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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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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Where to Find Information on 4-H Happenings

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. When items come in we post them to the Lincoln County 4-H News blog. Individuals, who […]

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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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4-H Clubs Invited to Create Newest Cedar Crest Ice Cream Flavor

Cedar Crest Ice Cream of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation announce a contest to create the next Cedar Crest Ice Cream flavor.  More than 1600 Wisconsin 4-H clubs are eligible to create and submit a flavor ‘recipe’ with the top clubs named as finalists and the top flavor produced for summer 2017.  Entries […]

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It’s Time to #Spillthebeans about Wisconsin Agriculture!

Members of Wisconsin 4-H and FFA grades 3-13 (as of January 1, 2016) are encouraged to participate in a new video contest opportunity highlighting the importance of soybeans in livestock projects.  Winners can earn cash awards and be recognized at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair! Get your smartphone, video camera or tablet ready and enter […]

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2016 State 4-H Dog Agility Show

The 2016 State 4-H Dog Agility Show will be held on August 27, 2016.  it is hosted by the Eau Claire County 4-H Dog Project and will be held at Smarty Paws (indoor facility), 4175 123rd St., Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.  Complete information and Guidelines can be found on the 4-H Website: 2016 Wisconsin State Dog Agility […]

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House of Moo at WI State Fair Seeks Volunteers

The Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board is currently seeking groups to work in the House of Moo education area during the Wisconsin State Fair. This would be a great opportunity for individual or groups of 4-H clubs to help out and earn a little money. Many youth will already be showing at the state […]

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Application for 2016 4-H Arts Camp Youth Staff

Application and other required forms for the 2016 4-H Arts Camp Youth Staff now available on the State 4-H website at http://fyi.uwex.edu/wi4harts/arts-camp/ Do you have a passion for theatre arts, music, photography, culinary arts, art in nature or communications? Do you enjoy teaching younger youth?  Come be part of the staff!  We’re looking for 9th through […]

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2016 4-H Arts Camp

The statewide 4-H Arts Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders is scheduled for October 1-2, 2016 at Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells. Youth will get together to explore and participate in the exciting world of the arts including: communication, music, photography, theater arts, culinary arts and art in nature! Campers will learn plenty of […]

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Fill the Gazebo – August 13th

Fill the Gazebo is a huge community-wide food drive, huge enough for donations to fill the gazebo at Normal Park in just three hours.  It is an outgrowth of the former CROP WALK and is sponsored by the Merrill Ministerium.  All donations stay local.  This is your invitation to participate in the Big Fill Number […]

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Information for Jr. Dairy Exhibitors

The Jr. Dairy Committee will be holding a potential dairy exhibitor informational meeting on Tuesday, May 17th at 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room 156 at the Lincoln County Service Center (801 N. Sales Street in Merrill).  Individuals who are considering exhibiting in the Jr. Dairy department and their parent/guardian are strongly encouraged […]

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Free 4-H Presentation Training Program Available

Would you like to grow your knowledge and skills to become a better presenter and teacher?   I recently learned about Clover Speak, a free online program designed specifically for 4-H adult volunteers, teen leaders and program assistants that is being offered by Tennessee 4-H.  The training is a series of six, on-line educational learning sessions […]

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Attention 2016 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Market Lamb Exhibitors!

Those who wish to exhibit in the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair Performance Lamb Division must have their Lambs weighed at one of the following locations: May 14th Polk Co Fairgrounds (St.Croix Falls) – 9 to 10 am Contact: Ed Dittbrenner – 715.419.1952 May 14th Plymouth High School (Plymouth) – 9 to 10 am Contact:  Walter […]

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