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Celebrating Outdoors – Sun Safety

Time to Celebrate! As we move towards Memorial Day weekend, many of us may have plans to spend it outdoors grilling, enjoying the beach or lake, picnicking with friends, and remembering those special people in our lives who have passed while serving our… Read More

YOUTH THRIVE THROUGH THE 4-H BERRY PROJECT

J. Perez, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL,  W.Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL, C. McCazzio, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL. Situation: Blueberry production in Florida has increased to encompass around 5,100 acres… Read More

LIVESTOCK YOUTH LEADING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

C. McCazzio, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL Situation: 4-H youth enrolled in livestock projects have felt the challenges of the COVID pandemic in many ways including financially, socially, and programmatically. Personal growth gained through livestock projects… Read More

IMPROVING FUNCTIONAL FITNESS AND REDUCING RISK OF SARCOPENIA IN OLDER ADULTS.

W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, Putnam County, East Palatka, FL. Situation: Florida’s 65 and older population is 19.9%[1] and is estimated to reach 32.5% by 2030 [22] ; 23.2% of Putnam[33] County residents are ages 65 or older. Aging… Read More