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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

Decisions and Change: Applying Forces to Help You Decide

Hay baling at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Marianna, Florida.
August 11, 2022

In Extension, and especially in life, we have decisions that we need to make. Many of us typically embrace change or loathe change. Regardless if it is tough or easy, it involves a process of weighing our options (good and bad). I think that ... READ MORE

Category: , Clubs & Volunteers, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Communication, Leadership, Mental Health, Professional Development

UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences Announces 2022-2023 Student Ambassadors

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August 8, 2022

In the coming year 10 students will serve on the 2022 - 2023 Animal Sciences Ambassador team. Animal Sciences Ambassadors are student representatives of the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS). They recruit potential students, represent ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Clubs & Volunteers, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ambassadors, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Extension, Student Ambassadors, Student Life, UF CALS, Undergraduate
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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H


August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering

MEDIA ALERT: Miami Dade HS interns explore urban food production with partners, historic Red Rooster Overtown

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July 28, 2022

WHAT: Six Miami-Dade County public high school students are at the final stage of a comprehensive internship program exposing them to the many facets of urban food production in South Florida. On August 3, the interns will celebrate their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Florida 4-H, Indoor Vertical Farming, Sustainable Urban Food Production, Vertical Farming
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Florida 4-H Foundation announces the 2022 Florida 4-H Hall of Fame inductees


July 20, 2022

GAINSEVILLE, Fla. – Since 2002, Florida 4-H has inducted many outstanding 4-H alumni, volunteers, professionals, and community leaders into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. These members have significantly contributed to the UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Events, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Featured, Florida 4-H, Florida 4-H Foundation, Gilchrist County, Hillsborough County, Leon County, Polk County, Volunteer Spotlight, Volunteers

In the Garden, We Grow: Cold Cole Crops

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July 13, 2022

Independence Day Independence Day is an amazing part of the summer. Many of us are traveling, spending time with friends, and celebrating our nation’s independence. Whether we celebrate with fireworks, community service activities, baseball ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brassica, Cole Crops, Coleslaw, Fall Planting, FFL, Independence Day, IntheGardenWeGrow, Raised Bed Garden, UF, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, Vegetable Gardening
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Building a Food Forest Community Garden: An Internship Experience


July 12, 2022

My background and Purpose My name is Johanna Walker. I am a 4th year student at the University of Florida (UF), pursuing a B.S. in environmental science. Although I grew up in Michigan it was my good fortune to have been able to experience ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community, Food Forest, Internship, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Wakulla, Volunteering

4-H Positive Youth Development: A Proven Formula for Youth Success


July 8, 2022

Looking for an opportunity for your children to get involved in activities where they can have fun while learning, making friends, and developing valuable life skills? How about one where all kids from kindergarten through high school are welcome? ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #4-HGrowshere, #OC4H, 4-H, 4-H Events, Life Skills, Orange County, Youth

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