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Wakulla 4-H Teaches Life Skills, Safety, and Science with Shooting Sports Program


September 14, 2022

Grant Support from the NRA Foundation Helps Make Shooting Sports Available in Wakulla County for 4-H Youth The Wakulla 4-H program added Shooting Sports to the roster of clubs offered to local youth in 2018.  A series of grants from the NRA ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS
Tags: Air Rifle, Archery, Outdoors, Safety, Shooting Sports, Shotgun
tubs full of jarred peanut butter

2021 Indian River County Peanut Butter Challenge: What a Success!


September 14, 2022

The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds. It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Peanut Association, Florida Peanut Growers, Food Drive, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, The Florida Peanut Producers Association, Treasure Coast Food Bank, UF/IFAS Extension In The Community

Easy Math – Can You Do It?

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 26, 2022

I love math, do not get me wrong. But, when it comes to the complex equations – throw in a little exponents, tangent, or square roots – I admittedly walk away. There are some neat math problems, however, like the Collatz conjecture. Feel ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

Let’s begin the new academic year


August 25, 2022

“From my youth on,” writes Italo Calvino, “my personal motto has been the old Latin tag, festina lente, “make haste slowly”.  The original form, σπεῦδε βραδέως (speũde bradéōs), is Classical Greek, of which festina ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Back To School, One Health, One Health At UF, One Health Center, One Health Student Association, Sustainable Development Goals

Tasks and Duties throughout the Life Cycle of a Worker Honey Bee

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August 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Acknowledge, Apis Mellifera, Bugs, Colonies, Colony, Cycle, Drones, Duties, Duty, Eggs, Honey, Honey Bee, Insects, Laying Workers, Life, Life Cycle, Nectar, Needs To Bee Protected, Pollen, PolliNATION, Pollinator, Pollinators, Queen, Save The Bees, Task, Tasks, Worked, Worker Honey Bee, Workers, Working
Northeast Florida Fair

How do I show an animal in the fair?


August 12, 2022

This is probably one of our most asked questions, especially by families first wanting to join 4-H. The fair is an important aspect for many of our 4-H members and we strongly believe in the lessons learned from the barn. However, the process ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers
Tags: 4-H, Beef, County Fair, Cow, Fair, Fair Points, Lamb, Livestock, Nassau County 4-H, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Showing, Showing Animals, Swine

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