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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

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
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

Ironing Versus Pressing


May 28, 2020

The words pressing and ironing are often interchanged. However, these two terms are not equal when you speak with someone who sews. Ironing is what you do to remove wrinkles by sliding a hot iron back and forth. Pressing is the process of lifting ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, Iron, Ironing, Life Skills, Pressing, Sewing, Youth Development

We’re Still Here for You!


May 15, 2020

A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and we are a huge support to the agriculture industry. And we fall ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Available Classes, Available Programming, Consultations, Covid-19, Covid19, Outreach, Reporting, Social Media

Using Zoom in our New Digital World


May 15, 2020

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when it comes to using Zoom for our meetings. Creating ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Welcome, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Covid19, How To, Meetings, Virtual Meetings, Zoom

Service Learning Through Sending Cards


May 14, 2020

During this time of COVID-19, Columbia County 4-H wishes to challenge you to help someone near to you deal with the current social distancing that everyone is experiencing. Everyone goes through those times where they experience darkness and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Curriculum, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Covid-19, Covid19, Greeting Cards, Mail A Card, Service Learning, SOS, Summer Of Service, Youth Development

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