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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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County Food Preservation Group

Caroline Lemke has been canning her own food for over 50 years.   She really enjoys it and wants to teach youth how to preserve their own food.  She taught several members of the Hi-Lo’s 4-H Club how to preserve foods and offered a session at our March 5th Project Discovery Day.  She is currently teaching […]

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2016 Youth Poultry Poster Contest

This contest is open to any youth 18 years and under with an interest in domestic poultry.  Entry forms must be postmarked no later than September 1, 2016 and posters are dropped off at the 2016 Wisconsin International Poultry Club Youth Show on Saturday, September 24th at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Portage, Wisconsin.  More […]

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Avian Quiz Bowl – September 24th in Columbia County

An Avian Quiz Bowl will be held on September 24th at the Columbia County Fairgrounds in Portage.  The Avian Quiz Bowl will consist of three-or-four member teams.  Teams will be quizzed on various aspects of poultry and eggs from hatching to management to cooking, competing against other teams in a game show format. There will […]

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64th Spooner Sheep Day on Aug. 27, 2016

The 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:15 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. It is very likely that […]

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2016 Youth as Partners in Civic Leadership Conference

Mark your calendars and consider recruiting a team: Youth as Partners in Civic Leadership Conference Our Voice is Our Power November 11-13, 2016 Camp Upham Woods, Wisconsin Dells The conference is designed for teams of adults and high school youth sharing decision-making roles in communities, schools, and organizations. More information YPCL Save the Date 2016 or contact […]

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Information for Jr. Dairy Exhibitors

The Junior Dairy Committee has asked me to share the following information with all dairy exhibitors. The Junior Dairy Committee would like to thank everyone who came to our informational meeting on May 17th.  After the meeting we realized we forgot to mention a couple of things and wanted to get some reminders out. Fair […]

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Project Discovery Day Volunteers Needed to Lead Workshops

Adult and youth leaders are needed to teach sessions at our upcoming 4-H Project Discovery Days on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Lincoln County Service Center in Merrill.  This is a time for you to share your interests and talents with others.  Please note—Animal sessions can also be offered but you will not be […]

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National Youth Science Day 2016 – Drone Discovery

The 2016 4-H National Youth Science Day Curriculum has been released!! This year’s engineering challenge, Drone Discovery, engages youth with fun and educational activities related to aerospace, flight, and unmanned vehicles. This comprehensive kit is ideally suited for a maximum group size of 10 youth, ages 8-14. Materials in the kit are listed below: 5 […]

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National 4-H Dairy Conference – Applications Due July 15th

Applications are now available for youth wanting to attend the National 4-H Dairy Conference. Each year about 200 youth who participate in 4-H dairy projects across the U.S. and Canada congregate in Madison, WI for the National 4-H Dairy Conference which is held annually in conjunction with World Dairy Expo. This year the conference will […]

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Invite to Racine County 4-H Events

The Racine County 4-H would like to invite you to participate in our two upcoming Open Horse Shows: Racine County 4-H Open Gymkhana Show: 6/24/16 Racine County 4-H Open Pleasure Show: 6/25/16

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