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Category: 4-H & Youth

Online educational resources for kids at home

Sea turtle sticking its head out of the water next to some golden-brown seaweed.

Florida Sea Grant has created several new environmental education resources to help students learning from home during the COVID-19 situation. Parents, students and teachers can find a wealth of educational materials, including lessons and information about manatees, sea… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office… Read More

Kids and Crops: The Beneficial Partnership Between Local Extension Offices and Public Schools

students posing as a group with their harvested vegetables

UF/IFAS Extension works very closely with the local school systems and provides  educational programming on a wide spectrum of topics including crop science, embryology, nutrition, livestock, school gardens, etc.  Extension Agents work directly with teachers to enhance their… Read More

Events at the UF/IFAS Hastings Agriculture Extension Center

people standing in cabbage field

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Hastings Agricultural Extension Center (HAEC) is a valuable gem located in the heart of the Tri-County Agriculture Area (TCAA which includes Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns Counties). … Read More