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Category: 4-H & Youth

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Dr. Bobby Damron

A native of Gainesville, Florida, Dr. Bobby Leon Damron grew up participating in 4-H poultry projects and competing as a member of the state’s 4-H poultry judging team. After graduating from Gainesville High School, he enrolled at the… Read More

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Alden Hilliker FAE4-HA

A committed 4-H agent, respected leader and friend to many, Dr. Steven Alden Hilliker left a lasting impact on the 4-H program. His colleagues with the National and Florida Associations of Extension 4-H Agents established the Alden Hilliker… Read More

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Terry Floyd

The Florida 4-H Foundation awards scholarships for senior and young alumni 4-H members. Scholarships are possible with generous support honoring alumni, volunteers, Extension professionals and friends of the UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. We kick off the… Read More

Florida 4-H launches Fresh From Florida promotional contest to support agriculture

family picking blueberries

4-H youth can promote Florida agriculture with new #FreshFromFL4H design contest! WHY FRESH FROM FLORIDA? The “Fresh From Florida” program originated within the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in 1990 to promote Florida’s farmers and ranchers,… Read More

‘AROUND THE WORLD’ IN THE KITCHEN.

L. Cash, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, DeLand, FL. Situation and Objectives: Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). In 4-H, we focus on life skills related to STEM, Healthy… Read More

THE STORY OF A GOAL IN A 4-H PROJECT REPORT.

J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: In the 2017-2018 4-H year, the St. Johns County 4-H program had more than 20 volunteer organizational leaders. In an end-of-the-year survey given to 60 youth from… Read More