The COVID Pandemic has been a source of stress and adversity for adults and youth alike over the last year. Many have seen their lives turned upside down due to loss of a job, change in working conditions, home schooling of children, and in ... READ MORE
National 4-H week is celebrated the first full week of October. This is an opportunity for local 4-H Clubs to showcase their programs and success.
After School Programs
It is the belief of the National 4-H organization that youth can develop ... READ MORE
Youth and their families can reap the many benefits of fishing. It’s important to remember that an afternoon of fishing does not necessarily require expensive boats or top of the line equipment. This, itself can be a valuable lesson for ... READ MORE
One of the unexpected results of the pandemic during the last year has been the increase of families in the yard and garden. As a matter of fact, according to a new survey released by Scott's Miracle Grow, over half of the US population (55%) ... READ MORE
Confidence plays a crucial role in youth development. Kids with low self-confidence are more likely to drop out of school, experience depression, succumb to peer pressure and not have friends. As a parent, you can help your child build self-confidence ... READ MORE
Trying to teach youth to be more responsible can be very frustrating. Taking out the trash or cleaning their bedroom often leads to procrastinating and arguing. Feeding pets may be a job that as a parent, you don't feel like the child is at ... READ MORE
Gardening can make a great impact on the mental health of youth. There are many ways to get youth interested and involved in gardening!
Gardening's Impact of Youths Mental Health.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 7.1% (approximately ... READ MORE
Its that time of year again. Hurricane Season, and with it comes lots of wind and rain. Sometimes too much wind and rain. It is important to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws your way. Especially when you have citrus groves.
Hurricane ... READ MORE
Spring in the Suwannee Valley means it’s time for youth livestock shows. The hard work of youth raising their steers, pigs and other livestock all leads up to that one week. It’s every exhibitor’s dream to have that blue ribbon animal. ... READ MORE
The start of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect upon not only the successes of the past year but also areas where behaviors need to be improved. This is nothing new for adults, but it can also be a time for adolescents or younger ... READ MORE