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Celebrating 100 years of 4-H

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Celebrate the Wisconsin 4-H Centennial with 4-H Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

Wed, 23 Jul 2014

Since 1914, Wisconsin 4-H has helped youth grow the leadership, critical thinking and communications skills necessary to be successful in a constantly changing world. Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development will showcase the programs that help youth master these skills while celebrating its Centennial at the Wisconsin State Fair August 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

2014 Area Animal Science Days Dairy Judging Contests

Fri, 11 Jul 2014

Wisconsin youth competed in four Area Animal Science days June 19 in Manitowoc, June 20 in Portage, June 26 in Eau Claire and June 30 in Gays Mills. The top two teams and individuals earned an opportunity to compete at the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest that will take place in Black River Falls on Monday, July 21 in conjunction with the state Guernsey and Ayrshire show.

Good nutrition essential for older adults

Tue, 08 Jul 2014

Eating well and getting enough nutrition to maintain a healthy weight can prove to be a challenge for older adults.

Start the pressure-canning season off right

Tue, 08 Jul 2014

Modern pressure canners are lightweight units with special safety features that make home canning easy, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food science specialist Barbara Ingham.

Applications available for 2014 National Dairy Conference

Tue, 01 Jul 2014

Applications are now being accepted to represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Dairy Conference on September 28 through October 1, 2014 in Madison, WI. More than 200 students from 30 states are expected to attend the conference where they will learn about new farm technologies, dairy processing, how to be an advocate for agriculture and careers in the dairy industry.

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