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Category: 4-H & Youth

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Alden Hilliker FAE4-HA

A committed 4-H agent, respected leader and friend to many, Dr. Steven Alden Hilliker left a lasting impact on the 4-H program. His colleagues with the National and Florida Associations of Extension 4-H Agents established… Read More

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Terry Floyd

The Florida 4-H Foundation awards scholarships for senior and young alumni 4-H members. Scholarships are possible with generous support honoring alumni, volunteers, Extension professionals and friends of the UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. We… Read More

Florida 4-H launches Fresh From Florida promotional contest to support agriculture

family picking blueberries

4-H youth can promote Florida agriculture with new #FreshFromFL4H design contest! WHY FRESH FROM FLORIDA? The “Fresh From Florida” program originated within the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in 1990 to promote Florida’s… Read More

‘AROUND THE WORLD’ IN THE KITCHEN.

L. Cash, UF/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, DeLand, FL. Situation and Objectives: Diversity and inclusion are critical concepts for youth to understand and put in practice (Tirell-Corbin, 2015). In 4-H, we focus on life skills related… Read More

THE STORY OF A GOAL IN A 4-H PROJECT REPORT.

J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: In the 2017-2018 4-H year, the St. Johns County 4-H program had more than 20 volunteer organizational leaders. In an end-of-the-year survey given to… Read More

YOUTH LEARN LIFE SKILLS THROUGH “SHARE THE FUN” STORYTELLING

K. Henry, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation: Communication is important for organizations, employers, and life. In a 2010 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, communication skills ranked first among a… Read More

LAKE COUNTY 4-H ASSOCIATION TRAINING

D. Daniels, UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL. Situation: Lake County 4-H annually trains 76 organizational leaders to serve over 450 youth through community clubs. In efforts to maintain and increase the quality of programming… Read More

THE SWEET STORY ABOUT SUGAR.

G. Sachs, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Augustine, St. Johns County, FL. Situation: Youth raised in urban settings tend to be less connected with agriculture, unfamiliar with where their food comes from, and lack basic nutrition and… Read More