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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

AG AWARENESS: ENGAGING LOCAL CLIENTELE THROUGH INSTAGRAM

E. Fletcher, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL and Tim Wilson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: Once upon a time, St. Johns County, Florida was equally as rural as several of its… Read More

YARD & GARDEN FOOD PRODUCTION FOR BEGINNERS

M. Bailey, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL Situation: Florida’s climate and pests create a challenge for growing food crops. The target audience are Marion County residents with little or no experience who want to produce food in… Read More