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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 heart of Florida’s strawberry season, an expert explains why they’re so wonderful

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February 2, 2022

When you think of February, you might dream of a Happy Valentine’s Day, roses and romance. If you live in central Florida, you might also want to buy the very best strawberries. Many local fields are rife with the red fruit. Wael Elwakil, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Breeding, Economic Impact, Featured, Fruit And Vegetable Production, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Harvest, Hillsborough County, Special Topics, Strawberries, Strawberry Season, Taste, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Valentine's Day, Wael Elwakil

Friends Honor Memory of Teki Hinton Ericson with New Florida 4-H Scholarship Endowment


February 12, 2020

Debbie and Andy Mason have kickstarted a new 4-H scholarship endowment at the University of Florida in honor of Tekla “Teki” Hinton Ericson, beloved daughter, wife, mother and friend. Teki passed away December 20, 2016, and would have ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FL4Hscholar, 4-H Alumni, Florida 4-H, Florida 4-H Foundation, Hillsborough County, Scholarship
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Cottage industry expo for local food entrepreneurs


July 5, 2016

Have you ever dreamed of selling your own cheese or marketing your grandmother’s jam recipe? Budding entrepreneurs are invited to the first annual Tampa Bay Cottage Industry Expo to hear experts from the University of Florida Institute of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Food Safety, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Hillsborough County, Mary Campbell, Pasco County, Pinellas County, Stephen Gran, Tampa Bay Cottage Industry Expo, Whitney Elmore

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