Research in 2013 (Child Trends) and 2015 (The Science of Resilience) concluded that children supported by at least one caring adult are more likely to have positive development and become productive adults. In summarizing the findings of their ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
If we want to keep eating, we need to keep teaching youth about agriculture. Raising and showing livestock at county, district, and state fairs is a long tradition of 4-H and FFA but it’s not just about ribbons and prizes. It’s about the ... READ MORE
When it comes to visiting the county fair, people generally believe the greatest risk is out on the midway where rides turn you every which way. However, there is a great risk in the barns, as well, and not just from getting injured by the livestock. ... READ MORE
What are you passionate about? Robotics? Technology? BBQ? Health? Whatever it is, have you considered sharing your passion, your skills, and your knowledge with youth? The 4-H Youth Development program has been growing youth for more than 115 ... READ MORE
Glossophobia? Ever hear of that? It is speech anxiety or the fear of public speaking, and many adults suffer from this condition. According to some oft-cited studies and recent surveys, the fear of public speaking is still ranked higher than ... READ MORE
How can you turn summer fun into job earnings? Can camping offer you job skills that will get you hired early in your career? Hernando County 4-H puts many hours into training and preparing youth ages 14 to 18 as camp counselors. These teens ... READ MORE