WPA offering youth pig project scholarships

The Wisconsin Pork Association Youth Committee will be offering Youth Pig Project scholarships. These scholarships are designed to assist 4-H and FFA members in establishing swine projects that can lead to development of life skills and career opportunities in the Wisconsin pork industry. 4-H and FFA youth are eligible to apply for a $50.00 scholarship […]

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Community Poverty Simulation

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families, but unless you’ve experienced poverty, it’s difficult to truly understand.  A free Community Poverty Simulation will be held on Monday, February 26th from 5:15 – 8 p.m. at the Merrill High School Commons, 1201 North Sales Street in Merrill.  The poverty simulation bridges the gap from […]

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Knitters and Crocheters Needed

T. B. Scott Library is planning an event called “Yarn-tastic” at the library on January 16 from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM.   The target audience will be youth in grades 4 – 8.   They are looking for any skilled knitters or crocheters to help troubleshoot during that hour, if necessary.  If you are able to […]

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2018 State 4-H Horse Handbook Now Available

The 4-H Horse Association Handbook has now been updated for 2018! 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  with deadlines for entering these three statewide events. Instructions for Lincoln County youth wishing to […]

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2018 Wisconsin State Fair DNA/RFID Animal Identification

Youth interested in showing market beef, sheep, swine, OR breeding stock commercial heifers/crossbred gilts/wether type ewes at the 2018 Wisconsin State Fair Junior Show will need to have their animal projects DNA and RFID identified by the State Fair eligibility deadlines listed below. This identification system allows animals which are DNA and RFID identified through the Wisconsin […]

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2018 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl

 The date for the 2018 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl is February 3, 2018 and will be located on UW-Madison’s campus in the Sewell Social Sciences Building. All registration information is due on January 19, 2018. Please read rules below carefully as there have been some changes.  2018 WI 4H Dairy Bowl Contest Rules

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Volunteers Needed to Help with Club Officer Training

We are in need of a couple of volunteers – older youth or adult leaders – to help with Club Officer Training on January 18th.  Volunteers are needed to help lead the individual officer groups for President, Vice-President, Reporter and Other Officers (Historian, Photographer and Recreation Leader).  Materials will be provided to assist you in […]

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Apply for 2018 4-H State Arts and Communications Team

Welcome to the exciting, creative Wisconsin 4-H Arts & Communication World!  Below is information about the 4-H State Teams:  Art Team, Communications Team and Drama Company.  Youth grades 9-13 who are passionate about the arts and sharing the arts with others, are encouraged to apply! To apply to be a group member, you must file […]

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2018 Jr. Dairy Committee

Thank you to Alissa Sosnovske, Colton Williams, and Kody Higgins for serving on the Jr. Dairy Committee for the past two years.  At the December 9th, Jr. Dairy meeting the following individuals were elected to the committee: Hayley Fawley (2 year term), Morgan Sturzenegger (2 year term), Angelica Venske (1 year term), and Zach Wilding […]

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