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Excited about the Child Tax Payments coming this month? Read This!


July 1, 2021

Do you have children or grandchildren? If so at this point, you have probably heard about the changes to the Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Act. However, for most people it seems to bring more questions than answers and now they ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Act, American, American Rescue Act, Child, Children, Credit, CTC, Rescue, Tax, Taxes

Columbia County Seeking New Master Gardener Volunteers for 2021


June 22, 2021

Do you love plants, like people, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer! The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a vital part of the horticulture program at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Office. The mission of the Master ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Horticulture, Master Gardener, Master Gardner Volunteer
using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself


April 1, 2021

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot of the time its just something we ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Diversity, Inclusion, Life Skills, Mindful, Unconscious Bias, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development
A patch of clover with the words "Is it really about having good luck?"

Is it really about having good luck?


March 17, 2021

In my whole life, I’ve never found a four-leaf clover. Until now. Last week, I found one. Today, two more. So is luck really something that is that hard to find? Do we really have to spend our days struggling to find that pot of gold at the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Events, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, 4-leaf Clover, Agriculture, Clover, Horticulture, Life Skills, Luck, Volunteer, Youth, Youth Development

Luck is what you make it


March 9, 2021

As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to find those three leaf clovers that aren’t the “lucky” ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Welcome, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Agriculture, Luck, Nature, Nurture, STEM, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

4-H Cares: Confidence


March 2, 2021

Several Extension Agents have worked together to develop the 4-H Cares Virtual Program that will help youth and adults to examine those character traits that can help us to be better people and have better relationships. This month the 4-H Cares ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development
finding self-compassion for a smooth holiday season written on top of multi color ornaments

Finding Self-Compassion for a Smooth Holiday Season


December 11, 2020

During the holidays, we often find that sense of giving and the conviction to extend empathy and compassion to all of those around us. If anyone around us is hurting, we often lend a listening ear or even a shoulder to cry on. The holidays make ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Club Meetings, Mindful, Mindfulness, Volunteer, Volunteer Training, Youth, Youth Development

Victory2020 Garden Youth Record Books


July 15, 2020

Did you plant a garden this year? Want a way to report all of the great things that you got out of the garden? OR...are you planning to plant a fall garden and working to get things together now? Check out our Victory2020 Garden Youth Record ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Fall Garden, Garden, Gardening, Healthy Eating, Horticulture, Life Skills, Plant Pests, Planting, Record Book, Vegetables, Victory2020 Garden

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