It has been a hundred years or more since most Americans lived on a farm. That number dropped steadily during the 20th century until now, when it’s about two percent. Today, most people live in urban and suburban areas and have no connection ... READ MORE
Jackson County 4-H is pleased to announce its newest addition, its Goat Club! If your family is interested in raising or showing goats, this is the club for you. You do not have to own a goat to participate. Please join us on Thursday, December ... READ MORE
MARIANNA, Fla. – UF/IFAS Extension Jackson County welcomes Carly Barnes Montuani as the 4-H Youth Development Program agent. She brings more than a decade of experience in youth development, communication and administration to the position. ... READ MORE
While the "winter" months have their own appeal, I for one will be counting down the days until summer. As a kid I always loved summer as well and one of my favorite pastimes was attending sleep-away camp.
What I loved about summer camp was ... READ MORE
Story written by Elise Cassie.
Each year, Florida Project Learning Tree (FL PLT) recognizes a partner, facilitator, and educator who have made exceptional contributions to the program. This year, awardees include Friends of MacArthur Beach ... READ MORE
Fall 2022 Have You HERD
This semester, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) Undergraduate Advising Office successfully launched the “Have you HERD?” student program. If you have not already ... READ MORE
Holiday Giving Tree
Samara Purvis Family & Consumer Science Agent
The gift of giving is a voluntary action that is done without the expectation of something in return. Although I feel the reward that one receives in return is knowing ... READ MORE
4-H and Family
The annual tradition of the Citrus Stampede Rodeo is returning to Citrus County on Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th. A beehive of activity taking place at the Fairgrounds in Inverness. The stockman rolling ... READ MORE
On Saturday, November 5, twenty 4-H members from throughout Florida – two from Escambia County – participated in the state’s sixth Florida 4-H Tailgating Contest at the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Beef Unit at University of Florida in Gainesville. ... READ MORE
The 4-H Food Challenge is a contest that provides a fun, yet challenging, food-focused learning opportunity for youth ages 8 to 18, (as of September 1st of the current 4-H year). Youth work in teams of 3-4 youth, of the same age division, ... READ MORE