Tag: volunteers

An Orange County Legacy to be Inducted to the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

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

Master Gardener Program Forms Endowment Fund

The Escambia County Master Gardener Program has formed the Escambia County Master Gardener Endowment Fund, in conjunction with the University of Florida Foundation. The University of Florida Foundation, a nonprofit organization, will be managing the funds for the… Read More

The Annual Caladium Festival

  For the past few years, Indian River County Master Gardeners have attended the Caladium Festival in Lake Placid, Florida. The Caladium Festival is a plant and “Small Town Americana” culture lover’s dream. It is held annually in… Read More

CREATING & FOSTERING CONFIDENCE OF VOLUNTEER MIDDLE MANAGERS

K. G. McCormick, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: Master Gardener Volunteers require a substantial amount of time to train. Volunteer retention is a large concern once they are trained. Volunteers leaving the program after a single… Read More