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Celebrate National Soup Day Today!


February 4, 2022

February 4 is National Soup Day!  While soup is a popular food all year, soup can be especially satisfying during colder winter months. History of Soup January is National Soup Month.  However, soup can be an easy nutrition-packed meal ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Cooking Tips, Featured, Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, National Soup Day, Soup

Stand Up and Holler for ABE


February 2, 2022

Mark Your Calendars for Gator Nation Giving Day on February 17th, 2022! On February 17th, 2022, The Gator Nation will Stand Up and Holler for its 4th year in a row. The annual Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day is a 24-hour, all-day ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events
Tags: ABE, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Operations Management, Biological Engineering, Gator Nation Giving Day, Stand Up And Holler, UFABE

Breeding new crops and a new generation of plant breeders


January 24, 2022

The UF/IFAS team that has released more than 250 fruit, vegetable and other plant cultivars in the past decade is getting even stronger. Seven budding scientists from around the world arrived in Florida in August to work with Plant Breeders ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Curriculum, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: Blueberries, CALS, EREC, Forages, GCREC, Lettuce, Ph.D., Plant Breeding, Small Grains, Strawberries, Tomatoes, TREC, UF-IFAS

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 ... 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

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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

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