What is Living On My Own? Living On My Own (LOMO) is a hands-on, real-life simulation. In this activity, youth experience their futures in a fun and exciting way. During the program, participants learn how to make healthy… Read More
Category: 4-H & Youth
On July 31st 2019, Mr. Bobby Beagles will be inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. Bobby has been very engaged with 4-H, Extension, and FFA. He has been involved with the Orange County 4-H program since… Read More
In the last blog, we learned about nutrition, but do you know anything about the bodily system that takes the nutrients and turns it into fuel for your body?
Cattle ranching has been a pillar in the American community since its founding, but ranching isn’t just about the beef. Nearly 620,000 ranching operations occupy 337 million acres in the US Cattle pastures account for every 1 in… Read More
At Semi-Homemade Cooking Camp the week of June 10-13, 2019. We made friends, memories, and great dishes! Every day we made our breakfast, lunch, and a dessert. We started the week with eggs, bacon in the oven, grits,… Read More
Looking for something fun to do this summer? There’s nothing like relaxing with a good book! This UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences selection of staff-recommended titles covers a wide variety of unique topics. So, whether you’re… Read More
Food is an integral part of who we are and impacts our lives, therefore eating nutritious and healthy food is essential.
Are you a teen looking for a summer job? There are a few legal limitations that you need to be aware of before applying. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law controlling child labor. The FLSA… Read More
Introduction Sparklers and fireworks have often been a highlight of celebrations throughout the summer months. While enjoying your summer celebrations, it is important to know that Florida has strict firework laws. According to the South Walton Fire District’s… Read More
Equipment stewardship is critical in youth programs. We as 4-H staff, faculty or volunteers, sometimes get into a position where we must manage large inventories. No matter what that inventory is, we are the stewards of shared property… Read More