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What are the judges REALLY looking for on County Events Day?


January 3, 2022

How hard would it be to play a game if no one told you the rules or how to win? How would you feel? How long would it hold your interest? If you kept trying again and again but continued to lose, would you keep playing? Often, youth go into ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Events,
Tags: 4-H, 4-H County Events, 4-H Demonstration, 4-H District Events, 4-H Illustrated Talk, 4-H Public Speaking, 4-H Share The Fun, 4-H State Events, Public Speaking

Brace Yourselves Stock Show Kids… Winter is Coming!


December 28, 2021

After spending 5 years managing a horse farm in the Texas Panhandle, I have come to greatly appreciate our mild Florida winters! Although it’s pretty unlikely that any of us will be busting ice 3-5 times per day in negative temperatures and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Livestock
Tags: 4-h Livestock, Cattle Winter Management, Florida Winter Livestock, Horse Coat Management, Swine Winter Management In Florida, Winter Care For Livestock

GI-GMP Could Save the State Millions and Boost Local Economy


December 20, 2021

Green Industry Best Management Practices Certifications: Could Potentially Save the State Millions of Dollars and Boost Local Counties Economy Part of a comprehensive program under the University of Florida’s, Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Curriculum, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development,
Tags: Florida, GI-GMP, Inmates, Jefferson County Correctional Institute, Program, Run-off, Taylor County, Training, Water Quality
One Health News @ UF

One Health Center graduate students tackle “wicked problems” in their final essay


December 14, 2021

At the end of a semester learning about Systems Thinking in One Health, the graduate students of the One Health Center applied their newly learned skills to analyze and suggest solutions to some of the “wicked problems” faced by humanity. ... READ MORE

Category: Curriculum, Professional Development
Tags: Amr, Artifical Intelligence, Big Data, Climate Change, Future Of Food, One Health, Vaccines

Achieving Standards of Excellence in Florida 4-H


October 26, 2021

In 4-H, there is a set of benchmarks that assess involvement and achievement of participants and clubs called the Standards of Excellence. Achieving the Standards of Excellence set forth by 4-H sets expectations for all 4-H members and clubs ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum
Tags: 4-H, Achievement, Agriculture, Awards, Clover Award, Cloverbud, Performance Standards, Positive Youth Development, Recognition, Standards Of Excellence, Sumter County 4-H, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Youth Development

Provide for Wildlife- The Gulf Fritillary


October 21, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Our urban Yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife. As urban areas rapidly increase worldwide, our urban yards are the first defense line ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Broward, Broward 4-H, Broward Parks, Butterfly, Conservation, FFL, Florida Friendly Landscape, Gulf Fritillary, Life Cycle, Master Gardener Program, Nature Conservation, Parks, Provide For Wildlife, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners
Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest

2021 Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest


October 4, 2021

The Ichetucknee Partnership has partnered with UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County this year to develop some fun pages for this year's Florida Gateway Fair's Annual Coloring Contest. The Florida Gateway Fair Coloring Contest will feature our local ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Conservation, Curriculum, Events, Livestock, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Clubs, 4-H Virtual, 4-H Youth Development, 4-Hers, Bellamy Beaver, Club Meetings, Clubs, Life Skills, STEM, Youth Development

Youth Benefit from Spending Time Angling


September 23, 2021

Youth and their families can reap the many benefits of fishing. It’s important to remember that an afternoon of fishing does not necessarily require expensive boats or top of the line equipment. This, itself can be a valuable lesson for ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Angling, Fishing, Learning, Life Skills, Nature, Wildlife, Youth

There is No WiFi in the Woods, But a Better Connection


September 23, 2021

The change of seasons here in North Florida provides a time to encourage kids to put away the tablets and phones and get in touch with the outdoors. Youth need time to reconnect with nature. A great way to teach them about the great outdoors ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Curriculum, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Mental Health, Nature, Outdoors, Quality Time, Woods”, Youth

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