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2014-15 Mandatory 4-H Club/Group Training and Club Officer Training – Saturday, December 13th

Insuring that 4-H members have a quality experience is Priority No. 1 for Wisconsin. 4-H Volunteers are the backbone of the 4-H experience. It is critical that volunteers have the support, tools and training to be able to fulfill their role. The purpose of the annual trainings being developed, adopted and required by the Wisconsin […]

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Dates for Communication Contest and Drama, Lip Sync and Music Festival Announced

The date for the 2015 Communication Contest has been set for Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 9 a.m. at the Lincoln County Service Center, 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill.  Thank you to Beth Krueger and Yvette Chieves for stepping forward to volunteer to coordinate this event.  More information and registration form will be included […]

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Youth Agricultural Loans

FSA makes loans to individual rural youth to establish and operate income producing projects of modest size in connection with their participation in 4-H.  The project must be planned and operated with the help of the organization adviser, produce sufficient income to repay the loan, and provide the yout h with practical business and educational […]

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4-H Meats Judging Contest

We cordially invite you to bring your county junior and senior teams to the upcoming meats judging contest, to be held Saturday, February 14, at the UW Madison Meat Laboratory.  All of the materials can be found online at http://fyi.uwex.edu/youthlivestock/programs/4hmeatscontest/ We will continue with the change from the 2005 contest, junior contestants will be given a copy […]

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2015 Market Animal Show and Sale – Important Dates for Sheep and Swine Project Members

For Sheep and Swine project members, the mandatory meeting is March 9, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the upper meeting room at the Lincoln County Service Center located at 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill. The Sheep and Swine* initial weigh-in will take place at Gold Metal Ranch located off Hwy K just north of the Hwy […]

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Plat Book Photo Contest – Entries Due February 16th

The Lincoln County 4-H Leaders Association, Inc. is planning to have new plat books printed in Fall of 2015 and are looking for photo(s) taken by 4-H members and leaders to be featured on the cover or the new Lincoln County Plat Book.  The photographers name will be printed with the photo. Lincoln County 4-H […]

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2015 Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Scholarships

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation will award more than $10,000 in scholarships to outstanding Wisconsin students pursuing higher education in 2015.  To be considered for financial support, applications must be received by the Wisconsin 4-H Foundation by March 15, 2015. Wisconsin 4-H Foundation scholarships are awarded to students based on demonstrated personal growth, development and leadership, […]

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2015 State and National Program 4-H Adult Advisor Applications

Applications for 2015 state and national 4-H outreach program volunteer and staff Adult Advisors are available at http://www.uwex.edu/ces/4h/volunteers/index.cfm. If you enjoy working with teens, collaborating with others as part of a unified leadership team, and experiencing another part of the country, consider applying to serve as an Adult Advisor to Space Camp, Huntsville, AL; Citizenship […]

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Opportunity to Serve on Wisconsin 4-H Foundation Committees

The Wisconsin 4-H Foundation is looking for volunteers with contacts, connections and enthusiasm to serve on committees.  If you have an interest in 4-H and want to help grow the resources available to make 4-H expand its reach, let us know! Most committees meet via conference call and don’t require a major time commitment. Committees […]

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2015 Coordinators Needed!!

The arrival of the new 4-H year means that we are in need of volunteers to coordinate county events/activities. Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This year’s will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry Contests. Registration is included in this newsletter […]

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