As County Fairs Cancel, Wisconsin 4-H Finds New Ways To Engage With Youth

County Educators Say Broadband Access Remains A Major Barrier For Youth, Volunteers

Before the Trempealeau County Fair was canceled, 4-H member Mara Quarne had planned to show several of her animals at the fair, including a heifer and a few sheep....

...But some county 4-H educators say connecting online isn’t possible for all participants and volunteers. Andrea Rippley, 4-H program coordinator for Trempealeau and Jackson counties, said much of her region lacks reliable internet and cell service....
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Ken Notes: Two things. One support 4-H and FFA programs! Second please consider advocating for global coverage of 5G technology which can provide wireless high speed internet across the state. This will NOT happen unless we leverage access to high density regions with rural coverage. There is little or no leadership advocating for this at the state level...



- - Volume: 8 - WEEK: 25 Date: 6/18/2020 8:57:01 AM -