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4-H Youth Development

Gives young people hands-on experiences to develop an understanding of themselves and the world.

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Community Youth Development

Building community environments for youth grow into the effective, empathetic adults of tomorrow

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Human Development & Relationships

Provides tools Wisconsinites need to thrive as well-rounded, capable individuals and families.

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Community Development

Offers educational programming to assist leaders, communities, and organizations realize their fullest potential.



If it happens on a farm or in a field, the Extension Institute of Agriculture works with you to achieve better results.

Latest news

Join us at our Sept 12th 4-H Open House

Come to our September 12th 4-H Open House, and learn about our 4-H program in Washington County

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Community Development Impact August 2023

A representative from the board of the West Bend Community & Alumni Scholarship Foundation, a local nonprofit, contacted Paul to facilitate a process that would create a strategic plan for the organization. Paul met with board leadership to learn about the organization and the objectives that they would like to achieve from a planning process. […]

Managing Variability in Corn Silage Harvest

Variable corn fields are common this year with delayed emergence and inconsistent moisture conditions. This means that tasseling and corn silage harvest is also likely to be widely variable across our 4 county region. This fall, proper silage harvest and management is necessary to maximize feed quality for the next year. There are some important […]

Managing Student Loans After the Payment Pause

Starting in March 2020, payments for many federal student loans were paused and their interest rates were set to 0% under the COVID 19 emergency relief plan. This past summer, Congress passed legislation that requires federal student loan payments to resume. Later this fall, loan interest rates will return to the rates before the payment […]

September issue of 4-H Cloverline Newsletter now posted

Read all the latest Washington County 4-H news.

Office closure: Tuesday, August 22, 2023; The Extension Washington County office will be closed Tuesday, August 22, 12:45-3:15pm
Closed Tuesday, Aug 22, 12:45-3:15pm

Our office will be closed Tuesday afternoon, August 22.

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4-H Enrollment opens Sept. 5th

4-H Online opens for re-enrollment on September 5

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Attn: Club Leaders – info on Record Books

All 4-H Clubs’ Record Books/End of Year Reflections are due to the Extension office by September 1.

Back to School Spending

With fall just around the corner, school supply lists have been seen in stores starting in July among the rows of bright colored folders, notebooks, pens and pencils. According to the National Retail Federation, families with children in elementary through high school plan to spend $890 on back-to-school purchases. For those with children in elementary […]

August issue of 4-H Cloverline Newsletter now posted

Read all the latest Washington County 4-H news.

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Re-establishing Washington County Child Care Director Network

Carol and Community Development Educator Paul Roback were approached by the CEO of the Kettle Moraine YMCA and the Washington County Economic Support Supervisor to assist in creating an opportunity to discuss observed challenges in the local childcare industry. As a result, a summit for childcare directors in Washington County was convened and participants identified […]

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4-H impact July 2023

“I can’t thank you enough for your amazing partnership and engagement in Camp Super Hero this year! We were impressed with you and your summer intern as you spoke about 4-H. Both of you were articulate, relatable and engaging in conducting activities that tied into community engagement.” Volunteer Center of Washington County day camp coordinator. […]

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Extension Washington County
333 E Washington St, Suite 1200
West Bend, WI 53090

Phone: 262-335-4477
711 for Wisconsin Relay

Hours: M-F 8am – 4:30pm

The office is closed all major holidays and the day after Thanksgiving

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