A Message to Manatee County Plant Exhibitors:
The FNGLA Plant Show and Sale (Plant Project) provides the opportunity to experience the process of growing, maintaining, marketing, and selling ornamental plants, simulating nursery production. ... READ MORE
As a way to learn more about the 23 majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, we've been asking 23 questions. JP Prescott, a soil and water sciences student ... READ MORE
Lauren Roberts, first-year entomology and nematology student, has had the support of the Gator Nation in developing a project that is now recognized as top in the nation.
This week, the 93rd National FFA Convention and Expo is celebrating ... READ MORE
After enrolling in an agriculture course her freshman year of high school, Heather Yoder saw her teacher, Mrs. Everett, as a role model and the reason she majored in an agricultural education and communication at the University of Florida. As ... READ MORE
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Celebrated Feb. 16 to 23, National FFA Week is a time for FFA members to raise awareness about the role the National FFA Organization plays in the developing future leaders in agriculture and the ... READ MORE
Conservation awards presented at year end 4-H and FFA banquets
At the end of each school year, the Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District (MRSWCD) sponsors a Conservation Award for one student from each FFA or 4-H chapter who ... READ MORE
The end of the year is not only the Holiday Season, it is that time when youth begin to prepare for the Livestock Show & Sale at the Suwannee County Fair. November is the time to buy a small hog/steer to raise to show at the fair and eventually ... READ MORE
It is almost time for CLASS D (miscellaneous category) tagging. There is a mandatory tagging on Thursday, November 30, 2:00-6:30 pm in the Mosaic Arena, Fairgrounds. Plants must be registered online (by November 28 at 3:00 pm) before tagging. ... READ MORE
Buying plants from youth.
Are you are looking for a reason to take your focus off Hurricane Irma cleanup? The annual 4H/FFA Plant Show and Auction at the County Fair is just what you may need and will be here soon. Youth between the ages ... READ MORE