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Other Animal Health Updates – Horse and Dairy

Equine Herpesvirus-1 was found in three horses in Dane County in late August and early September.  Since then no new cases have been found.  It is highly encouraged for horse owners to adopt biosecurity measures of not sharing water/feed buckets, brushes, halters, washing and disinfecting their hands, and changing clothes before going to another horse […]

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PEDv Updates

Dr. Paul McGraw, Wisconsin State Veterinarian, stated in a webinar/conference call that there have been no new reports of PEDv in Wisconsin since June 1, 2014.  However, due to the presence of the virus in surrounding states and not enough data on the effectiveness on the new vaccines, he will not be making a decision […]

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MASS Beef Project Member Mandatory Meeting

For Beef project members, the mandatory meeting is November 10th, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the upper meeting room at the Lincoln County Service Center located at 801 N. Sales Street  in Merrill.  

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20TH ANNUAL PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS PROGRAM

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, recognizes individuals in grades 5-12 solely on the basis of their volunteer activities.  4-H’ers can apply online at http://spirit.prudential.com . Students chosen as Local Honorees receive a Certificate of Achievement from their schools or […]

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HOLIDAY PARADES

Northern Lights Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland is on November 29th. beginning at 4:30 pm in downtown Tomahawk.  Bring the whole family to see Santa at Santa’s Cabin after the parade.  For more information or to enter a float, please call 715-453-5334 or (800) 569-2160. Merrill Annual Holiday Lighted Float Parade December 6th. at 5 […]

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Resources for Project Leaders

Here are several websites for leaders to utilize in planning 4-H Projects: Wisconsin After School Activity Plans Wisconsin Curriculum Resources – On the “Search Publications” box on the right, search for “Activity Plans”.  Not all projects have plans available. Wisconsin 4-H Project Page –  Choose your project from the list on the right. National Directory of 4-H […]

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Annual 4-H Leaders Meeting on Tuesday, November 18th – Please plan to attend

PLEASE COME JOIN US AND SHARE YOUR IDEAS! Lincoln County  4-H Leaders’ Association, Inc. Annual Meeting Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:00 p.m. in the Lincoln County Service Center Upper Level Assembly Room (801 N. Sales Street – use north parking lot and entrance) At this year’s meeting, we will be discussing the FUTURE DIRECTION OF 4-H in Lincoln […]

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2015 Event Coordinators Needed

The arrival of the new 4-H year means that we are in need of volunteers to coordinate county events/activities for the upcoming 2014-2015 year. Communications Contest – Usually held on a Saturday in mid-February. This includes the Speaking, Demonstrations, Illustrated Talks and Puppetry Contests. Drama, Music and Lip Sync Festival – Usually held on a Saturday […]

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October-November 2014 President’s Corner

Like the school system, the 4-H year starts out in the fall. It’s an odd concept, really, starting something at the end of the summer. All around us the leaves are changing, the fields are being emptied and we are all packing things away preparing for the long months of cold ahead of us. At […]

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Helping Youth Carry Out the 4-H Pledge

Over it’s 100-year history, 4-H has developed traditions that help define its culture and identity, such as the recitation of the 4-H pledge. Here are some ways adults can help youth carry out the 4-H pledge. I Pledge: My HEAD to clearer thinking Give youth opportunities to lead simple tasks at first and take on […]

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