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Heart of 4-H: Cultivating Gratitude in Youth


May 9, 2024

Gift giving occasions can teach youth the benefits of gratitude. These adults may be someone the youth may want to thank.  Many times, around holidays and special occasions we buy gifts for others to show our gratitude.  You may ask yourself, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Central Florida, Children, Citizenship, Communications, Family, Hillsborough County, Life Skills, Tampa, Uf/ifas Extension, Youth

Winter Pruning Maintenance: Tips for a Healthy Landscape


February 8, 2024

The Importance of Winter Pruning: Welcome to the end months of winter, where the chill in the air signals not only a change in the weather but also a crucial time for winter maintenance in your landscape. One of the key practices for ensuring ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Aborist, BMPs, Crapemurder, Crapemyrtle, FFL, IFAS, ISA, Landscaping, Pruning, Winter

Preparing 4-H Youth to be tomorrow’s Leaders – Communication Skills Vol 1


December 18, 2023

Florida 4-H prioritizes the development of communication, higher-order thinking, and appreciation of differences as essential workforce skills. Are you asking yourself, how do we even start this process? If so keep reading. Hillsborough ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Anorris, Communication, Leadership, Life Skills, Youth

Tips for Edible Landscaping


June 20, 2023

View the recording of our Edible Landscaping webinar on YouTube here. The concept of edible landscaping primarily applies to growing vegetables, herbs and fruit trees in a way where it fits in with your home landscape. With proper plant ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Edible Landscaping, Florida Friendly, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Fruit, Herb, Hillsborough County, Master Gardener, Tampa, Tsilvasy, Vegetable

Which Pesticide License Do I Need?


May 1, 2021

Most pesticide applicator licenses in Florida will require passing two exams at least, depending on the specific intended pesticide application and site of application. A) Private Applicator You need a private pesticide applicator agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ag Row, Agriculture, Applicator, Commercial, Core, Exam Prep, Fruit And Vegetable, General Standards, Horticulture, Integrated Pest Management, Online Class, Pest Control, Pesticide License, Pesticide Training, Pesticides, Private

UF IFAS Extension Agents help in Puerto Rican Agriculture needs assessments following hurricane Maria


October 7, 2017

The catastrophic weather event named Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rican soil and billions of dollars in damages have been reported thus far. This cyclone ripped through the heart of this American territory and crippled its ability ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, Farm Management, Food Safety, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Dairy Farm, Disaster Relief, Farmer, Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico, Hurricane Relief, PRStrong, Puerto Rico Farmers, Puerto Rico Relief, Puerto Rico Se Levanta

Agritourism Operation: Fox Squirrel Corn Maze


September 25, 2017

An experience for exploring, learning and enjoyment Family activities are essential to promote, foster, and strengthen effective bonds between parents and children. Also, they help the development of self-esteem, the release of stress and improve ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Agritourism, Children, Entertaiment, Fox Squirrel Corn Maze, Parenting, Recreation

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