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Interview Skills Workshop for Youth

Have you recently submitted an application for an award, scholarship, volunteer position, or a job? The next step: Interviewing! Join us for a fun, interactive Zoom workshop that will give you tips in preparing your interview (be it a video or face-to-face interview). We will be talking, interacting with the screen with stamps and markers […]


Fond du Lac County Key Award

The prestigious Key Award, one of the highest recognitions a 4-H member can receive, honors a select group of 4-H participants annually. The youth receiving this award are ones who have demonstrated consistent growth in their 4-H involvement, developed and applied their leadership skills, and actively participated in their club and community. Joseph Krahn, Aaron […]


Food-borne Illness During Harvest Season

Due to the growing number of home gardeners this summer, including new gardeners, it is anticipated that more individuals will have questions during harvest time. Amanda Miller can be contacted during regular office hours to assist with any questions or concerns related to home food preservation. This includes a range of food preservation – from […]


Calves feel the heat, too!

Photo Credit:  A. Bjurstrom During extreme cold or hot temperatures, calves utilize extra nutrients to maintain their core body temperature.  The temperature range at which a calf uses no additional energy to maintain its core body temperature is called the thermoneutral zone.  For a newborn calf, a calf maintains its core body temperature with no […]


Daina Hammer Talks On KFIZ

Our Community Development Educator, Diana Hammer is interviewed by Spencer with KFIZ. Learn what Diana does and her role’s responsibilities to our community.

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4-H Family Times August Newsletter

Highlights for the August 4-H Family Times Newsletter include: Creating a 4-H Coloring Book, Record Books, and 4-H Stories, Chatting with Chattanooga, 4-H Visual Arts Festival Youth Committee, Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest, Awards to Apply For, Travel Experiences, Application and Interview Skills Workshop, Resources for Taking Your Club Online, and the Calendar […]


Extension’s Farm Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Training

Extension’s Farm Tractor & Machinery Safety Certification Training provides an opportunity for youth ages 12 to 15 to become certified to drive a tractor on road.  The 24-hour program meets the requirements of Wisconsin Act 455, which requires youth under the age of 16 to hold a certificate of training in order to operate a tractor […]

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***New*** for the 2019-2020 4-H Year

Youth can decided if they want to do a traditional record book or a short story. Telling your 4-H Story is an important part of reflecting on the growth and experiences of each 4-H year. While the Achievement Committee will not be collecting and reviewing record books for project awards this year, we would love […]

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4-H Coloring Book Contest

Create a hand-drawn illustration based on one of the illustration themes of the 4-H Essential Elements. Scan/photograph your child’s artwork and use the official entry form below to submit your entry before September 1, 2020. Winners from each of the four themes will be selected via a vote on Facebook and will receive fun 4-H […]