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Category: Clubs & Volunteers

EDUCATING MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEERS USING A SOIL RESEARCH PROJECT

J. Daugherty. UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL; B. Lester. UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL; K. McCormick. UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL; J. Roberts UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL; E. Pabon. UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County,… Read More

OUTDOOR FAMILY RECREATION VIDEOS INCREASE CONCERN FOR FLORIDA PLANTS AND WILDLIFE

J.S. Kelly, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL and K.C. Helseth-Anderson, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: After in-person programming was suspended in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an assessment was sent… Read More

A 4-H Family Sewing Project: Meeting Community Needs

J. Sprain, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL. Situation: 4-H has a long history of members and volunteers stepping up in times of need to serve their communities. We are… Read More

Building Belonging While Social Distancing: 4-H Drive Through Awards Night

Karen Henry, Shane Michael, Chelsea Woodard, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL. Situation/Objective: Belonging is an important essential element of 4-H Youth Development.  Research by DeCubellis and Barrick (2020) showed interactions with friends as a major factor in… Read More

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

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… Read More

Is it really about having good luck?

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… Read More

Raising Blue Ribbon Kids

Spring in the Suwannee Valley means it’s time for youth livestock shows.   The hard work of youth raising their steers, pigs and other livestock all leads up to that one week.  It’s every exhibitor’s dream to have that… Read More

Virtual 4-H celebration to showcase and benefit youth

This month 4-H’ers across the state will travel to Tallahassee virtually! Members will connect with local and state officials from their homes, classrooms and Extension offices during the 2021 4-H Day at the Capitol. The Florida 4-H Foundation… Read More