Tag: 4-H Youth Development

GROWING AGRICULTURAL AWARENESS AND STEM CAREERS. J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL and G. Sachs, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL

Situation: As more and more youth are being raised in an urban setting, they are less connected to agriculture and less knowledgeable of agriculture and related careers. At the same time, there is also a nation-wide shortage of… Read More

ENGAGING ASPIRING VETERINARIANS THROUGH 4-H SUMMER CAMP C.L. Woodard, Seminole County 4-H Extension Agent, Seminole County, Sanford, FL, J.K. Yarborough, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL., S.T. Michael, F/IFAS Extension, Central District, FL. A.M. House, UF CVM, Gainesville, FL.

Situation: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics employment in S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers is projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022 with Veterinarians having an occupational growth… Read More

AWARENESS OF BEDBUGS IN AN INTERGENERATIONAL SETTING J.E. Davis, UF/IFAS Extension, Sumter and Hernando Counties, Bushnell, FL

Situation: The bed bug (Cimex lectularius) has become one of the most important insect pests in urban entomology in The United States. Bedbugs can be found in mattresses and found in school items such as books and backpacks…. Read More

SPIN. L. Cash, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, DeLand, FL.

Situation and Objectives: A 4-H SPIN club is a special interest club where five or more young people get together to learn about a topic of interest. SPIN programs have proved to be successful because they provide short-term… Read More

ORANGE COUNTY EXTENSION HEALTHY LIVING EXPO: KID’S ZONE Souers, M, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL.

Situation/Objectives: Statistics show that youth obesity and health issues such as diabetes are a growing problem across the U.S. (CDC, Healthy Schools, 2018). 4-H Healthy Living programs support the effort to change youth eating habits and to provide… Read More

About the Tropicana Public Speaking Competition

The County Competition The County competition will take place on Thursday April 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m. at the Wakulla County Extension Office. First place winners in the 4th/5th and 6th grade county divisions will receive a full 4-H Summer… Read More

Wakulla 4-H April and May 2019* Newsletter and Events

Registration for 2019 Chick Chain* closes March 31! Deadline for Worm Gruntin’ Booths is April 1! Tractor Supply Clover Days March 27 – April 7 Patrons are asked to donate at the register and are recognized with a… Read More

4-H Chick Chain Project 2019

2019 Important Dates & Project Timeline (click on this link for Important Information) What is the 4-H Chick Chain Project? The 4-H Chick Chain Project teaches you how to raise and care for chickens using research-based methods and… Read More

4-H The Future Leaders Exchange Program

Wakulla 4-H welcomed two international high school students via the Future Leaders Exchange Program at the beginning of September.  The students have become active 4-H members during their stay and are living with volunteer host families in Wakulla… Read More

Wakulla 4-H to hold 2019 Tropicana Speech County-Wide Competition on April 11

Thursday April 11, 2019 at 6 pm Crawfordville, Florida – Wakulla 4-H will hold the 2019 count-wide Tropicana Speech Competition on Thursday April 11, 2019 at 6 pm at the UF/IFAS Extension located at 84 Cedar Avenue in… Read More