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Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Eighty-six youth competed at the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest which was held on July 21st in Black River Falls in conjunction with the State Ayrshire and Guernsey shows. Ayrshire and Guernsey animals were pulled out of the show strings and Holstein, Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn and Jersey cattle were trucked in from nearby farms to make classes for the contest. A huge thank you goes out to all of the Black River Falls area breeders who provided animals for the contest and to the Ayrshire and Guernsey breeders who welcomed the State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest to their show.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
King Solomon possessed it and Aristotle pursued it. Wisdom—the capacity to act in a thoughtful, practical, principled way when faced with difficult matters--is important in just about every aspect our lives. But the process of gaining wisdom is somewhat mysterious.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014
Some people may try their skill at winning a blue ribbon or a big stuffed tiger at the fair, but one thing that can’t be left to fate or talent is your health. An illness or accident may generate a large bill that can throw a family’s finances off course.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Warmer weather can set the stage for foodborne illness when foods are cooked or handled improperly, says University of Wisconsin-Extension food scientist Barbara Ingham. She has some suggestions to help ensure that your summer stays healthy and food-safe.
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.