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Category: UF/IFAS Extension

Building Social Strength and Self Confidence Through Public Speaking

by Darren Cole, Indian River County Extension Youth Development Agent and Joshua Kutyna, Indian River County Extension Program Assistant The main focus of the Indian River County 4-H program is to facilitate the learning of life skills by… Read More

4-H Chick Chain Project 2019

2019 Important Dates & Project Timeline (click on this link for Important Information) What is the 4-H Chick Chain Project? The 4-H Chick Chain Project teaches you how to raise and care for chickens using research-based methods and… Read More

Haitian farmers learning ways to manage climate risks

En français Haiti’s farmers live in a country that is among the world’s most vulnerable to climate change. Increasingly unpredictable and severe weather events — such as intense tropical storms, floods and droughts — threaten agricultural productivity in… Read More

Trait-Based Guidance for Stormwater Pond Plantings

What are Stormwater Ponds: Stormwater ponds are common features of urban landscapes. Recently, members of the SHED Group estimated over 95,000 stormwater ponds in Florida. These human-made ecosystems serve a very important function. They capture stormwater runoff from… Read More