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Category: 4-H & Youth

“No.” “No, thanks.”

In Extension, in my opinion, we have one of the best jobs ever. We get to help people and share awesome information that will help transform lives. There are youth programs to plan in order for them to… Read More

For the Record: Livestock Record Book Help Guide Series

With the excitement of fair right around the corner, comes the reality of preparation. Youth are starting to work with their animals more frequently, gather their show supplies, and put the final touches on their record books. Record… Read More

Living fossils saving lives

The COVID-19 vaccine has slowly rolled out to states across the country. Behind the scenes an ancient marine creature with ten eyes, twelve legs and magical, milky blue blood is being utilized worldwide for testing vaccines and sterility… Read More

Cold Weather Alert! Protecting Cold Sensitive Plants

What do the different cold alerts issued by the National Weather Service actually mean to homeowners? Frost advisories are given when temperatures expect to fall between 36 degrees to about 32 degrees. This usually occurs as a short… Read More

Stepping into 4-H Citizenship

In the 4-H pledge, we pledge our heads to clearer thinking… hearts to greater loyalty… hands to larger service and health to better living  “for my club, my community, my country, and my world.”  But what does that mean?  In 4-H, we strive to… Read More

Gator Giving Day for ABE Teaching Building

Save the date for Gator Nation Giving Day on February 18, 2021! The Gator Nation will celebrate its annual Stand Up and Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day event on February 18, 2021. Stand Up and Holler is a… Read More

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast

The UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County is producing educational information about nonnative Peters’s rock agama that are becoming increasingly visible on the Treasure Coast. You can view the TV show that was produced on the topic courtesy of… Read More